Entry Level Coastal Engineer/Scientist

Sep 28, 2018
Dec 20, 2018
Engineering, Science
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing  professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century


The Dewberry Integrated Resilience Solutions Department is seeking a Coastal Engineer or Scientist with 0-2 years of experience in coastal engineering or science.  The engineer or scientist will perform coastal hazard analyses, hydrodynamic modeling, coastal process analyses, and flood plain mapping.  The engineer or scientist will support planning, engineering, design, construction, and monitoring of various coastal shoreline restoration, marine structure, sea level rise, and mitigation studies or projects.  Candidate may also assist with various emergency management and post-disaster support activities in coastal regions of the US.

Candidates should have skills demonstrating knowledge and application of coastal wind-wave-water level analyses and modeling.  Skills in the analysis of coastal sediment processes, coastal morphology, and storm-induced erosion are required.  Candidate should demonstrate a systems understanding of coastal ecologies, habitats, and the environment.  Application of the US Army Corps of Engineer’s Coastal Engineering Manual, Shore Protection Manual or ACES is a plus.  Strong GIS skills are also a plus.  Knowledge of riverine hydrology, hydraulics, and floodplain management is a plus.  Candidate must have strong writing and communication skills. 


    BS or MS degree (with an emphasis in coastal, ocean, or marine engineering or science).0-2 years experience in coastal, ocean, or marine engineering or science.0-2 years experience in coastal engineering or science technologies, analyses, models.0-2 years experience in ArcGIS.0-2 years experience in AutoCAD or Microstation.0-2 years of experience with public and private clients.Technical writing.Public meetings and professional speaking.FE Certification is preferred.
*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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