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Jacobs Principal Coastal Engineer in Bur Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter and more connected. As part of our on-going collaboration with key clients throughout the Middle East and our ambitious growth plans, our Ports & Maritime team is expanding, and we welcome the opportunity to add further talent to Jacobs.

As a Principal Coastal Engineer, you will be working on a number of projects throughout the Middle East, which Jacobs are currently supporting. You will support the design and coordination of coastal and maritime infrastructure - assisting with design reports, technical proposals, preparation of tender documents, preparation of design drawings, tender evaluations and monitoring progress of construction against the programme & takes steps to ensure the programme is achieved. Experience in one or more of the following is preferable:

  • Coastal structures design (breakwaters, revetments, scour protection)

  • Numerical modelling of coastal processes (wave transformation and penetration, hydrodynamics and sediment transport)

  • Vessel navigation and mooring studies

  • Good communication and writing skills

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As a successful candidate you will be degree qualified from a recognized University in an appropriate field, as well as having 12-15 years of experience operating as a Coastal Engineer. Experience of working in the Middle East is advantageous as well as being a qualified member of a recognized institution or organization (to include but not necessarily be limited to IMarEST, APM, ICE, RICS, CIOB, AIA, RIBA).

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Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

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