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Senior Civil Engineer (Marine) at Dragados in New York, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:


As a Senior Civil Engineer (Marine) you will be involved in marine and offshore projects from concept design to site project performance. You will oversee project design, lead modifications, support to tender processes, construction methods advise and solve engineering problems and challenges.

Belonging to the Marine Works Department based in Madrid (Spain) and reporting to the Head of Marine Works, the Senior Civil Engineer (Marine) will be hired by gGravity Engineering Inc. and could be located in New York or Miami, but availability to travel through the USA and Canada is required.

  • Assist on maritime, coastal and offshore projects, examples include: breakwaters, berthing structures, dredging and offshore wind farms
  • Accountable for overseeing project design activities developed by a consultant to ensure compliance with company construction methodologies
  • Ensure consultant project deliverables and maintain project schedule
  • Ensure opportunities for optimization are investigated, evaluated and implemented to ensure best value for the company
  • Develop design briefs, analysis reports and other technically related documents
  • Identify risks during project and construction phases
  • Coordinate with other design disciplines within gGravity such as geotechnical, hydraulic, planning and construction methods when needed
  • Provide inputs into proposals for maritime & coastal projects
  • Undertake preparation of construction documentation, such as technical specifications, request for proposals, design reports and construction schedules
  • Review and resolve client's comments during tender process
  • Conduct feasibility analysis on foundation typologies for offshore wind farm projects
  • Assist the company with Client relationships, presentations and Business Development Technical Competencies
  • Review and approve all deliverables prior to submission to client
  • Prepare and submit modification proposals to project during construction
  • Interaction with specialized subcontractors, suppliers and equipment vendors
  • Assist the construction manager on marine works production rates, methodologies, equipment and activities scheduling according to marine weather conditions
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Engineering (or related field)
  • 5 - 10 years of maritime & coastal works experience
  • PE or PEng License
  • Familiarity with technical standards and developments within the marine works industry
  • Knowledge in coastal design and breakwater formulations
  • Experience in marine weather analysis, marine structural design procedures, and stability calculations
  • Experience with offshore wind foundations design procedures and load exchanges
  • Experience in preparation of construction drawings and specifications
  • Familiarity with offshore codes (API, DNV, IEC, ABS) and certification processes
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Organizational ability - able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects
  • Flexible to travel around the USA and overseas to Europe

  • Knowledge and experience with, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Project
  • Familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering
  • Proven experience of contributing to early development projects (large projects), giving advice to development teams on conceptual engineering solutions, build ability / delivery issues

Dragados USA Inc., in an Equal Opportunity Employer

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)