Sr Ports & Marines Structures Engineer at Atkins North America, Inc.

Posted in Architecture 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Miami, Florida

Job Description:

Job Description

Sr Ports & Marines Structures Engineer

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Miami office as a Senior Ports & Marines Structures Engineer.  

About Us:

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Major Function/Role:

  • Apply standard engineering practices and techniques to assigned projects for constructing liquid natural gas (LNG) facilities (docks, moorings, and other port structures) and LNG transport vessels; Perform planning, design, and production of engineering drawings, including supervision of production of drawings, prepare and assemble specifications for ports, coastal structures, and deep or shallow water oil and gas platforms; Participate in engineering investigations and feasibility studies of engineering designs for civil engineering structures of multi-billion-dollar projects (SPAR, semi-submersibles, oil & gas structures, coastal structures, and marine carriers);

Job Duties:

  • Ensure adherence to construction procedures and collect data samples for quality control testing

  • Conduct data acquisition and analysis, researching the feasibility of alternative design approaches, site conditions, and/or regulatory agency specifications or regulations

  • Work involves coordination, research and problem solving on a variety of engineering projects with unique or controversial problems, the solution of which has an important effect on major organization programs.

  • Work closely with Architecture, designers, other discipline engineers and project managers as part of a multidisciplinary project delivery team.

  • Ensure that all structural engineering deliverables comply with applicable codes and standards.

  • Ensure all project documentation and deliverables are reviewed in accordance with corporate QA/QC procedures.

  • Perform construction administration functions including shop drawing reviews, site visits and RFI response.

  • Prepare material for reports and permit applications, gathering information, preparing text and/or work progression documents, and graphic presentations

  • Perform field observations of construction of structures such as port terminals, cruise terminals, and oil & gas platforms.

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Ocean Engineering, or related field and two years’ experience in the job offered or a related occupation.

  • Must have 5 years experience in use of AutoCAD, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint in marine construction engineering context.

  • 5 years of experience in structural design and analysis for coastal and marine structures, including the use of concrete, steel, and timber structures.

  • 5 years’ experience with mooring analysis using Optimoor, Orcaflex, or comparable commercial software, as well as with calculations for ship mooring and berthing forces, including wave force modeling for moored ships. Domestic and international travel required 10% of the time.


Professional Certifications:

  • P.E. License is required

What we offer at Atkins:

At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Group Insurance

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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