Professional Coastal Engineer
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Baton Rouge, Covington, Houma, Lafayette, LA
T. Baker Smith, LLC (TBS) is
searching for a formally educated
Professional Civil Engineer, with the technical
background, expertise, and experience to accomplish various coastal engineering projects.
will be working on projects
that are on the front line of coastal restoration within the South Louisiana
and the Gulf of Mexico regions helping
communities fight for their survival.
TBS’s integrated teams have provided
multi -discipline solutions for projects across the Gulf Coast region. We assist our clients with:
and Development of
new and alternatives to help our clients fight
and adapt to coastal erosion
Evaluating, Securing Funding, Design, and
help construct Projects to Protect Infrastructure and
more so People
Providing Regulatory Compliance and Environmental
efforts for Clients with Coastal Infrastructure
Helping Landowners promote protection of their coastal properties
The ideal candidate
will have a broa d -based
coastal engineering experience
with a concentration in barrier island restoration, breakwater/living
shoreline and marsh creation type projects, which will include modeling of nearshore hydrodynamics, sediment transport and island morphology as necessary for feasibility analyses, engineering design, and permitting.
Feasibilit y -level work activities
will include collection
and interpretation of engineering data, model development, surface water
hydrodynamics, and interpretation of modeling results,
graphics development and report preparation. Engineering
Design activities will include development of construction plans and specifications for borrow areas, sediment transport
systems, beach and dune restoration, shoreline protection
and restoration and marsh creation
/ terracin g.
BS in Civil Engineering required , preferred MS in Ocean /coastal engineering or BS
in Ocean and
or Coastal Engineering.
6 years minimum experience
designing and administering construction of coastal projects.
Experience working with Louisiana’s Coastal Restoration
and Protection Agency (CPRA).
management experience, including the development of project proposals, scopes,
budgets and the successful execution and tracking of both small and large
engineering projects. Excellent oral and written communication
skills. Candidate will need to communicate in a clear and concise manner with
clients, public and TBS associates.
Applies knowledge and
skills to a wide range of standard and
Experience monitoring and controlling costs
within own work. Candidate must have experience solving moderately complex
problems and will be expected to apply new perspectives on existing solutions. Manages own time to meet agreed targets;
develops plans for short-termwork activities in own area. Explainsdifficult issuesand
works to establish consensus. Proven skills
in design, site development, database design, planning, and problem solving.
is a great opportunity for a motivated professional with a passion for saving
our vital coastal resources while working in an energetic work environment.
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