We are hiring: Project Engineer

Project Engineer

Role Summary:


This individual provides technical expertise in the field of structural engineering and/or geotechnical engineering to support various waterfront projects, including, but not limited to, field inspection, analysis, design and preparation of plans and technical specifications for marine structures. The Project Engineer will be responsible to prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor assigned engineering projects, complying with applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications.

Reports to:

  • Project Managers / Principals

Key responsibilities include, but not necessarily limited to:


  • Performs tasks on projects requiring a broad and/or deep knowledge in the field of structural and/or geotechnical engineering;

  • Implements design best practices in areas of expertise, in addition, ensures conformance with applicable codes, standards, and client requirements;

  • Performs and reviews analysis and design calculations, prepares plans, specifications and cost estimates;

  • Prepares construction documents including drawings and technical specifications;

  • Performs/oversees construction administration activities;

  • Work independently under Project Manager’s guidance and within RACE’s standard practices;

  • Communicate directly with clients, contractors, regulatory agents and other project stakeholders;

  • Determine and delegate to appropriate technical staff;

  • Provide mentoring and guidance to junior engineers; and

  • Perform other duties as required.


Qualifications & Skills Required:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Structural, Geotechnical. Master of Science degree preferred;

  • Professional Engineer Registration or ability to obtain;

  • 4-8 years related project-based structural engineering and/or geotechnical experience with an emphasis on waterfront and coastal design, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation;

  • AutoCAD experience;

  • Proficient in engineering software such as RISA, Allpile, etc.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Self-motivated, flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills;

  • Ability to work part of a team and independently; and

  • Interest and comfort level with being around, in and on the water.

RACE offers excellent compensation and benefits, including health and dental insurance, paid holiday/vacation/sick time, and a retirement savings plan.


Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

RACE Coastal Engineering is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical and learning disability, mental disorder, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, veteran status, religion or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.