Maritime Civil Engineer

Engineers Specialists Maritime
  • London


Maritime Civil Engineer


About Royal HaskoningDHV:

Royal HaskoningDHV has been connecting people for 140 years. Together, through our expertise and passion, we have helped contribute to a better society and improved people’s lives with work underpinned by our sustainable values and goals. We are an independent international engineering and project management consultancy leading the way in sustainable development and innovation.

Royal HaskoningDHV is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences. We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve.


A little background on our Maritime Team:

Royal HaskoningDHV are at the forefront of innovative maritime planning, design and development, and our teams of multi-disciplinary experts have assisted our international clientele to create successful ports and maritime infrastructure worldwide. We have provided expert commercial, technical and operational advice and created master plans across the five continents for a wide-range of port projects.

We are one of the largest and most experienced teams of port planning professionals and designers globally and we are world leaders in the production of port feasibility studies, master plans and designs. Examples of recent projects include the port master plan, design and engineering services for the new Port of Baku in Azerbaijan, the detailed design of the Twelve Quays Ro-Ro berth on the River Mersey, and the development of pioneering air quality improvements for major UK Ports.

You’ll be part of the London Maritime Team led by our Associate Director. The London office is part of a larger UK maritime team across 5 UK offices.


The Role:

The role will require you to use your technical training and practical experience to contribute to the development of engineering design solutions for maritime civil engineering structures and elements in steel, concrete, timber and other materials to relevant design codes. You will have engineering input in all project stages from inception, through design and construction, to demolition, recycling and reuse.

Your experience in a project management capacity is important in role as you’ll be the technical expert in a particular area. Your informal leadership is vital to the success of the projects you work on.


General Responsibilities:

  •  Prepare designs and analyses for maritime and associated structures, from initial concepts through to detailed designs.
  • Produce design calculations, check and review calculations produced by others.
  • Produce outline models, drawings and details for CAD (in Revit environment if you can but detailed drafting/modelling
  • by modellers), check and review these prior to issue.
  • Prepare draft Bills of Quantities, Contract Documents, Specifications technical reports and presentations.
  • Provide engineering judgment and advice.
  • Carry out inspections and surveys.
  • You will act as Project Manager on a range of low to medium complexity projects within agreed financial constraints principally relating to the fields of maritime structures.
  • You’ll also contribute to the development of the client base within the London office through the production of proposals and interaction with clients. Participate in the development of new and existing client bases. 


What we feel is the required skills and experience:

  • Analytical Ability – ability to undertake design and analysis work with support from senior engineers for complex tasks.
  • Communication Skills – can clearly articulate orally and in writing the reasons behind your decisions. Confident, presenting to team members, clients and stakeholders.
  • Client Orientation – understands the importance of the client’s perception of the organisation. Maintains a professional client- facing approach.
  • Problem Solving – can think laterally and develop solutions to problems with others and on your own.
  • Solution Orientation – can deliver the project objective without losing focus in the detail.
  • Civil or Structural Engineering Degree (or equivalent).
  • Background in Maritime structures.
  • Based in London and willing to travel occasionally throughout the UK and overseas.
  • Chartered Engineer or approaching Chartered status.


What we can offer you:

Ambitious. Exciting. Lively. Collaborative. Dynamic. That’s how our colleagues describe our company. Want to contribute to enhancing society with your expertise? Be part of an open network where you’re connected with the brightest and smartest people and technologies? Join us!

You can look forward to growing your career in a dynamic workplace with development opportunities and support on your career path. We have flexible working models to ensure a balance of family and working life.
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