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AECOM Coastal Engineer III in Oakland, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a talented and motivated mid-level Coastal Engineer in Arlington, VA, Charleston, SC, Seattle, WA or Oakland, CA office. You will lead projects related to shoreline protection, coastal structures, coastal hazard analyses, hydrodynamic modeling, coastal process analyses, floodplain mapping, and coastal restoration.

You’ll serve as a technical resource as well as directly contribute to the technical delivery of the project deliverables and participate in project decisions regarding technical approach, cost, scheduling, and performance including: planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, safety, and coordination of subcontractors and internal technical and support staff.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Data analysis of atmospheric and oceanographic datasets, such as wind, tides, and waves

  • Calculation of existing and future conditions design water levels in estuarine and coastal environments

  • Analysis of downscaled climate data (temperature, precipitation, streamflow, etc.)

  • Mapping of coastal flooding, erosion, and sea level rise hazard zones

  • Data review and inventory in support of climate vulnerability and adaptation plans


With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM’s Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national, and international project experience to provide today’s municipalities, industries, and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services—from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance—to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals.

Minimum Requirements

  • MS degree or Ph.D. with an emphasis in Coastal, Ocean, or Marine Engineering plus 4+ years of demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered PE or EIT (able to obtain PE in 6 months)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)

  • Programming experience with Matlab, Python.

  • Experience working with GIS shapefiles, raster datasets, and geodatabases in ArcGIS

  • Working knowledge of industry software, such as AutoCAD, HEC-RAS, XBeach, CHSORE, DELFT, MIKE, ADCIRC or SWAN models is preferred

  • Experienced working with a team of engineers and technicians, train/mentor younger staff, and coordinate with client and regulatory agencies.

Additional Information

  • Position can be based in any of several locations in Arlington, VA, Charleston, SC, Seattle. WA or Oakland, CA.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270230BR

Additional Locations US - North Charleston, SC - 4016 Salt Pointe Parkway, US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.