Principal Engineer - Marine Design - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


Bahrain - Al Manamah, Manama

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Marine Design Engineer to be based in Bahrain. We are looking for a design engineer who can design coastal marine structures such as quaywalls, rock revetments, breakwaters, beaches, sheetpiles, etc..

The Senior Marine Engineer will work under the guidance of the Lead/Principal Engineer/Project Manager and will be responsible for leading the work of a design squad on various types of structures on major ports, marine and coastal projects.

Job Details:

  • Assist the Lead/Principal Engineers and Project Managers in the timely delivery of marine and coastal structural designs.

  • Take a lead in developing innovative solutions to marine and coastal structural design problems, slope stability analysis, etc.

  • Independently carry out designs, including proof checking, in accordance with the relevant standards and guidelines.

Specific Skills Required:

  1. Should be good in both written and spoken English Language including knowledge in formal report writing skills.

  2. Should be able to carry out designs of the following structures with no or minimal supervision:

  • Gravity quay walls and armoured revetments

  • Rock groynes and beach retention structures

  • Steel sheet piles

  • Reinforced concrete structures in marine environment including port aprons, dolphins, mooring structure, piles, etc.

  • Maritime design and planning include good knowledge in maritime codes & standards such as BS codes, Euro Code, PIANC, Eurotop, CIRIA etc

  1. Should have the basic knowledge and be able to assist the principal engineers to design the following structures:
  • Artificial beaches

  • Coastal defence structures

  • Dredging and reclamation

  • Numerical hydraulic modelling (hydrodynamic, spectral wave, etc.)

  1. Should have excellent knowledge of the following software:
  • Autodesk AutoCAD

  • STAAD Pro

  • Geostudio Slope/W

  • Geo5 or similar

  1. Should have basic knowledge of the following software:
  • MIKE Suite by DHI

  • Delft3D (optional)

  • Surfer (optional)

  • ArcGIS or similar GIS software (Optional)

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

  • To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skill and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 10+ years’ experience in design of marine structures, ports/harbours, shore protections structures.

  • Bachelors in Civil/Structural Engineering or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in Civil/Structural Engineering

  • Chartered Engineer

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Bahrain

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240120BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.