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Senior Coastal Engineer

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Senior Coastal Engineer

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

Job Responsibilities
• Perform high level technical quality works, to program and to budget and able to manage projects as required
• Liaise with the client and subcontractors to ensure the design work is delivered on time and to budget
• Coordinate with other discipline engineers as applicable for the continuity of the design process
• Conduct Coastal Modelling-related project tasks and perform the design of coastal and marine elements of the project
• Review project standards and documents to assure the submitted drawings and documents are compatible and aligned with the overall project objectives
• Peer review of consultant’s design package including technical report, drawings, calculations, BOQ and specifications
• Peer review contractors’ submittals such as material, construction methodologies, subcontractor prequalification documents and others
• Provide technical support to construction supervision team
• Liaises with authorities and support the project team in obtaining required permits


• University Degree in Coastal / Oceanography/ Marine Structures Marine / Civil Engineering or related field
• 8+ years of related work experience in coastal engineering
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Consultancy work experience in the Middle East
• Experience in project management and proposal preparation
• Availability to travel within the Middle East as required
• Extensive Experience in the planning and design of coastal and marine structures including breakwaters, revetments, marinas, artificial beach, and islands, etc.
• In-depth knowledge of coastal modelling including hydrodynamic, waves and sediment transport modelling
• Experience with numerical modeling tools such as Delft3D tools, TELEMAC, SWAN, and / or MIKE by DHI suite
• Knowledge of marine and coastal engineering design standards and guidelines
• Professional level in using MS Office Suite
• Experience in Marine geotechnics is desirable

Position location

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, United Arab Emirates



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years