Are you a passionate coastal engineer with a strong interest in coastal change and coastal adaptation?
Do you want to contribute to the growth of our coastal team through innovation?
We are looking for a motivated and committed individual to join our Marine and Coastal Risk Management group (MCRM) in our Edinburgh office.
The role will involve delivering a variety of coastal engineering and management projects to support our growing portfolio of work. Projects and workload will bring together data driven and numerical modelling techniques to analyse and predict coastal change to support resilience and adaptation planning frameworks.
The successful candidate will be able to work independently and derive technical solutions to solve coastal processes and beach morphology problems. They will support senior colleagues through development and application of technical methods to meet project requirements. Enthusiasm and drive are essential, with the candidate being expected to contribute to the wider objectives of the MCRM group.
A willingness and application to learning and training is essential. A dedicated annual training budget is provided to support individual career development goals.
Salary offered will be dependent on qualifications and experience.
The role will be based at our Edinburgh, EH14 4AP office. JBA supports agile working which provides for greater flexibility with the way that we work.
- Job Ref: SBW23-14
- Closing date: 30.11.23
- Location: Edinburgh
Qualifications and experience
Candidates will be able to demonstrate that they are able to:
- Work effectively within a team, with regard for deadlines and budget.
- Communicate clearly, both verbal and written.
- Be proactive and creative in deriving and applying methods and models to understand coastal change.
- Promote innovation and application of new technology.
Candidates must have the following:
- A Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject (e.g. Coastal engineering, Oceanography, Geomorphology).
- A strong understanding of coastal processes, sediment transport, hydrodynamics and geomorphology.
- A strong understanding of climate change and how it will impact coastal processes.
- Experience in data processing and analysis to support coastal change assessments.
- Experience developing and applying models to quantify coastal change and erosion.
- Experience undertaking data analysis in Matlab, Python or R.
- Experience using GIS products.
- Relevant industry experience.
Additional desirable skills include:
- Experience delivering FCERM projects in the UK or internationally.
- Be chartered or approaching chartership with a relevant organisation (e.g. IMarEST, CIWEM, ICE)
- Project management.