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Coastal Engineer

KS Associates, Inc. is seeking an engineer to join our Coastal Engineering practice in Ohio.  In collaboration with and under the guidance of professional engineers with a shared passion for waterfront work, the successful candidate will be part of a team that provides analysis and recommendations, engineering design, construction engineering services, and project management for marine infrastructure and dredging projects. Typical projects include revetments, seawalls, bulkheads, marine foundations, breakwaters, marinas, piers, docks, dredging, and beach improvements. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare plans, designs, calculations and cost estimates;
  • Prepare technical specifications;
  • Prepare engineering reports, regulatory applications and other technical documents;
  • Collaborate with other professionals and departments to gather information for projects;
  • Conduct field work including site inspections, surveys, and construction observations;
  • Prepare and present technical content to clients and the public; and
  • Participate in project scoping and fee estimating.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree with a focus on Coastal or Ocean Engineering. A degree in Civil, Structural or Geotechnical Engineering may also be considered with professional experience in or demonstrated commitment to further studies in Coastal or Ocean Engineering;
  • Registered E.I. (P.E. preferred) in Ohio or ability to obtain same within 6 months;
  • 1-4 years of relevant professional experience; Internship or co-op experience will also be considered;
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD software;
  • Physical ability to work outdoors exposed to weather, walk on uneven ground, ride in or pilot a watercraft, swim;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Spring 2018 university graduates must be able to start work within thirty days after graduation.

Respond via email with resume and cover letter to:

KS Associates, Inc. provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.