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Sr Construction Engineer/Project Manager for Maritime & Coastal at GHD

Sr Construction Engineer/Project Manager for Maritime & Coastal

GHD San Luis Obispo, CA Full-Time
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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 Senior Construction Engineer/Project Manager to join our growing practice and work from any of our Central Coast or Bay Area, CA offices. As a Senior Construction Engineer you will assist with the engineering design, evaluation and construction of maritime & coastal (M&C) and other infrastructure projects.  This includes the support for design, management, and construction management for offshore, nearshore and onshore projects.  Such projects may include coastal structures, harbors, marinas, ports, boat ramps, dredging, beach nourishment, rock revetments, seawalls, pipelines, municipal infrastructure and other land-based improvements in connection with the coastal construction. Additionally, this role will have an infrastructure focus, and you will assist with the engineering design, evaluation, and implementation for a wide array of projects in Maritime and Coastal Engineering and Construction Management.
  Responsibilities to include but are not limited to:
  • Ability to manage construction team of resident engineers, inspectors, administration and sub-consultants on multiple projects of varying disciplines
  • Supporting pursuit/proposal efforts, developing scope schedule budget
  • Provide all aspects of Construction Management (CM) including constructability review, pre-bid and bid support, project startup, inspection, quality assurance and control, management of RFIs, submittals and other project documents, payment application change order management, schedule analysis, manage subs, project closeout and other typical CM tasks
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Management internal project financials, including accounts, analyze progress and financial data to generate timely and accurate forecasts to support performance status reporting
  • Establish and maintain effective client relations to achieve active cooperation, prompt payment and additional work opportunities
  • Proactively coach, train and motivate project teams; manage oversight of the project team and maintain project requirements for safety, quality, productivity to ensure they are maintained throughout the duration of the project
The ideal candidate would possess the following skillset:
  • Ability to act as a team player, cooperative with other staff with open sharing of information and knowledge
  • Build rapport with others. Shows ability to influence with or without formal authority
  • Ability to handle high performance environments
  • Sound judgment, decisiveness, and self-motivated
  • Ability to travel to meet project needs
  • Knowledge of maritime and coastal construction means and methods
  • Experienced in construction trades and equipment operating
  • Results-oriented leadership style, ability to participate on construction management teams and maintain projects within a defined scope, budget & schedule
  • High ethical standards, committed to delivering high quality work
  • Develop and maintain excellent Client relationships
  • Develop and maintain excellent internal relationships, utilizing GHD’s global internal network of professionals
  • Pursue project work i.e. assist with and manage proposals and statement of qualifications
Key Requirements:
  •  B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or similar field
  • 5-10 years relevant industry related construction management experience, with a strong emphasis on maritime and coastal construction 
  • Civil PE is highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD/Civil 3D, proficient is desirable
  • Knowledge of modeling and design software as applicable
  • Well-developed communication skills - both verbal and written
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.

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