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Transportation - Maritime & Coastal Graduate Engineer

Company: GHD
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD is looking for a Graduate Engineer to join our Maritime and Coastal (M&C) practice and can be located anywhere on the West Coast. In this role, you will primarily assist with design and analysis of several waterfront projects in California, Oregon, Washington and the Pacific (West Region). This is a rewarding opportunity to employ your engineering skills, learn from engaging mentors, be involved in challenging projects, and develop technical solutions on diverse projects.


  • Working under the supervision of an experienced professional engineer on diverse Maritime & Coastal and Transportation design and analysis projects.
  • Assisting with the design of waterfront infrastructure and facilities for port, federal, private and municipal clients such as utilities, storm drains, grading, pavement and related infrastructure.
  • Providing calculations, developing drawings and sketches.
  • Writing technical reports summarizing design and/or findings of structural condition assessment.
  • Delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Maintaining open communication with project team members.

Skills, Competencies, Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university. Master's degree is preferred.
  • Previous internship related to the industry and understanding of marine design a plus.
  • Current EIT Certification with ability to obtain California PE.
  • 0 to 3 years of experience.
  • Working knowledge of engineering codes and guidelines such as IBC, CBC, ASCE 7, ACI 318, AISC 360 etc.
  • Experience in the Microsoft office suite, MATCAD; Autodesk suite 2016 or newer (Civil 3d/Revit)
  • Basic understanding of hydrology and hydraulic design and analysis.
  • Ability to assist with condition assessment and field investigation both on land and above water.
  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and oral, including report writing.

Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture. We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanization are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognize achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.


Keywords: GHD, Long Beach , Transportation - Maritime & Coastal Graduate Engineer, Other , Long Beach, California

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