Taylor Engineering, Inc. seeks to hire a detail-oriented entry-level coastal engineer to join our Jacksonville, Florida office. The engineer will support an array of coastal engineering projects and specific responsibilities will likely support the following tasks.
Completing coastal processes, inlet management, and shore protection analyses and studies
Designing and permitting shore protection projects including beach nourishment and living shorelines
Construction observation and administration
Designing, permitting, and monitoring artificial reefs
Preparing technical submittals including letters, technical reports, figures, and tables
Assisting in work activities; communicating with various local, state, and federal government agencies
Other miscellaneous tasks assigned by project managers
A qualified candidate will possess the following:
Education: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering in Civil/Coastal Engineering or other applicable engineering discipline; Masters in Coastal/Ocean Engineering preferred
Experience: 0 – 5 years in coastal engineering
Registration: EIT registration and ability and desire to obtain a Florida Professional Engineer (PE) license
Skills: Effective oral and written English communication, word processing, working knowledge of computer aided design software (CAD) or geographic information systems (GIS) software
Additional experience in these areas is desirable:
Proven ability to motivate, initiate, and innovate
Construction observation and administration experience specific to coastal zone projects
Academic background of wave mechanics and littoral processes
Programming familiarity with Matlab, Excel/VBA, etc.
Preparation design calculations, drawings, technical specifications, and technical reports
Numerical modeling experience: hydrodynamics, waves, sediment transport, morphodynamics using DHI’s MIKE system, SWAN, AdCIRC, etc.
Community involvement in engineering-based societies or organizations
Small craft operation, UAV operation
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Taylor Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.
About Taylor Engineering, Inc.
Taylor Engineering, Inc. is a growing dynamic team with offices in Jacksonville, West Palm Beach, Destin, Sarasota, and Tampa Florida. Our team delivers focused, leading-edge solutions to challenges in the water environment. We specialize in beach and inlet management; dredging and dredged material management; environmental assessments, restoration, and permitting; policy, planning, and programming; flood risk management; water resources management; waterway and marine structures; marinas, docks, and piers; and ports, harbors, and navigation.
Taylor Engineering, at its core, is a group of professionals in a business-casual, team-focused environment. We support your growth and development, both in your career and personal life. The team passionately upholds our fundamental values in our daily lives and in the work we produce. We are servant leaders, seeking to help others, working together to achieve a common goal. We pride ourselves on adapting the FISH! principals of Play, Be There, Make Their Day, and Choose Your Attitude. Taking time to enjoy the fruits of our labor, we enjoy a variety of on- and off-site, company-sponsored activities. Our reputation was built upon hard work in a supportive and fun environment. You’ll quickly see why we all come to work every day!