W.F. Baird & Associates is seeking a motivated, dynamic, and personable marine/coastal engineer with experience in analysis, design, and construction engineering. Houston, one of the most culturally diverse cities in the U.S., offers professional growth opportunities in oil/gas and port sectors as well as coastal protection and restoration.
We are a small, specialty engineering firm with offices in the U.S., Canada, Barbados, Chile, and Australia which give us global reach. We are one of the only firms in the world dedicated exclusively to marine and coastal projects, and we encourage you to visit our website to gain additional insight into or company, capabilities, and experience.
B.S. in Civil, Ocean, or Coastal Engineering.
E.I.T. certification or ability to obtain within 6 months.
0-5yrs of engineering experience.
Strong interest in analysis, design, and implementation related to one or, preferably, more of:
Port Infrastructure –port planning, piers, dolphins, bulkheads, heavy lift structures, pipelines, multi and single-buoy moorings, ship loading equipment, and procurement thereof.
Ecosystem Restoration – beach restoration, marsh restoration, reefs, adaptive structures.
Coastal – shore protection, flood risk reduction infrastructure (levees, gates, walls), living shorelines, restoration.
Navigation & Dredging – design of channels and turning basins, analysis of vessel traffic and hazards, dredging, dredged material management.
Metocean – modeling and data analysis for waves, tides, currents, storm surges, and meteorological conditions.
Ocean Renewable Energy – nearshore and offshore wind, wave, or current generator and support infrastructure foundations, port logistics, procurement.
Willingness to travel for several 1-2 week periods domestically and internationally. Occasional assignments may be longer.
Flexible work style with the ability to meet challenging deadlines and client needs.
M.S. or M.Eng. in Civil, Ocean, or Coastal Engineering
Valid Professional Engineer license or have the qualifications to obtain one in 12 months
Construction experience related to waterfront and coastal projects
Broad interest in multiple areas of marine and coastal engineering
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
W.F. Baird & Associates is employee owned. We offer competitive compensation and benefits. Please forward your cover letter and résumé in confidence to email@example.com. Indicate “Marine/Coastal – Houston” in the subject line.
W.F. Baird & Associates is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an EOE/M/F/D/V.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.
Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.