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Job opportunity "Junior Coastal Engineer - Ref: 044" (I.M.D.C.) - Antwerp, Belgium

IMDC is looking for a junior coastal engineer to join the Coastal Zone Management team. As a member of this team you will get the opportunity to work on a wide range of different coastal projects, including coastal flooding, coastline erosion and dune migration, coastal planning and development, design of coastal protection, beach and dune replenishment and coastal impact assessments.  You will have the opportunity to further develop skills in data analysis, numerical modelling of hydrodynamics and waves (e.g. SWAN), sediment transport and morphology, specific near shore processes (swash zone) (e.g. XBeach, Swash), flooding, and statistical analysis.

We are looking for a dynamic person, who’s able to work as part of a project team, but can also work independently and is not afraid of taking initiative.

Your profile

-You have a university degree in coastal or civil engineering.

-You will be working mainly in our office in Antwerp, but are also prepared to go abroad for some shorter and/or longer term project missions.

-You are fluent in English and French (both in writing and verbally). Knowledge of Dutch is a plus.

-You are a team-player and have good communicative skills.

-Some experience with numerical modelling is an advantage, but not required.

What we offer

-A challenging and varied job where initiative is appreciated.

-A young and dynamic working environment where professional development is encouraged.

-A range of challenging (inter)national projects.

-A permanent technical education to keep your knowledge up-to-date.

-Relocation assistance.

-An attractive salary and a range of non-statutory (fringe) benefits. 


Do you recognise yourself in this profile and are you interested in working at IMDC? 

If so, please do not hesitate to send your CV and cover letter to IMDC, Coveliersstraat 15, 2600 Berchem (Antwerp) for the attention of Maaike Jespers or mail to jobs@imdc.be .

Your application will be treated with the utmost discretion.

About IMDC

IMDC is a leading Belgian consultancy with over 30 years’ experience in the execution of national and international water related engineering and consultancy projects. The company currently employs 100 highly qualified members of staff on projects integrating scientific research with hydraulic engineering. IMDC has been part of the Tractebel Engineering Group since 1985 and has acquired vast experience in the fields of marine and estuarine systems, dredging technology, coastal engineering, ports and offshore structures, river basin management, waterways and inland navigation, hydraulic design, environmental studies and in situ measurement techniques.

With regard to coastal engineering, IMDC has developed important know how in the field of structural design of breakwaters, rubble mound breakwaters, erosion protection and beach nourishments. Mathematical models are used intensively in our projects to predict and analyse waves, currents and sediment transport in the coastal area.

More information about our company and projects can be found on our website www.imdc.be .

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