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Coastal Engineer/Scientist, Alexandria, Virginia, US
Michael Baker Jr., Inc. is seeking a Coastal Engineer/Scientist to join our growing Coastal Science & Engineering Practice. The person in this position will be responsible for leading the technical execution of projects within Baker’s Coastal Practice, both within their geography and nationally.  Typical projects would involve coastal flood hazard analysis, climate change impact assessment, extreme value analysis, and numerical modeling of coastal processes. The candidate who fills this position will be called upon to:
  • Provide technical leadership and support to staff locally and within the national practice.
  • Manage project scoping, technical execution and delivery, with support from existing staff.
  • Support the development of technical and fee proposals.
The successful candidate will have:
  • Minimum of a Masters degree with a focus on coastal, ocean, or marine engineering or science.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in:
    • Analysis of nearshore hydrodynamics, wave mechanics, sediment transport, numerical modeling, statistical modeling or similar.
    • Coastal or ocean engineering/sciences, marine structural engineering, port engineering or similar.
    • Successful management of technical projects and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Strong mastery of statistical analysis, including Extreme Value Analysis, Multivariate Analysis and Monte-Carlo simulations.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated history of leadership and independent success.
Outstanding candidates with less than 5 years experience may be considered.  This position will be located in Alexandria, VA.
Michael Baker Corporation (http://www.mbakercorp.com/), a subsidiary of Michael Baker International, LLC, provides engineering, design, planning and construction services for its clients’ most complex challenges worldwide.  The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defense, environmental, geospatial, homeland security, municipal & civil, oil & gas, rail & transit, telecommunications & utilities, transportation, urban development and water.  With more than 3,000 employees in over 100 offices across the United States, Baker is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.
If interested, please direct resumes and inquiries to Steve Eberbach
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