The Port Civil Engineer will be the focal point of interface for all project work related to planning, RFQ/ RFP, engineering design and construction of port marine and upland structures and facilities. He will report to the Director for Engineering and Construction and will interface with all departments at the Port, permitting and government agencies, suppliers, consultants, contractors and Clients in order to coordinate and supervise the performance of a project. He will be responsible for the successful execution of the work in regard to safety, budget, schedule and environmental compliance. He will also lead or support the preparation of scope of work and quality compliance requirements for RFP’s, and the evaluation of proposals from consultants and contractors. The work place will be at the Port of Galveston located in Galveston, Texas.
Candidates will be evaluated based on experience in any (not necessarily all) of the following areas:
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Structural, Marine Systems Engineering or Ocean Engineering from a recognized University.
A minimum of 8 years of experience overall.
Experience in design, construction and/or inspection of port marine and/or upland facilities such as, earthworks, drainage, roadways, pavements, utility distribution (water, power, and sewers), piling, bulkheads, and dolphins.
Familiar in the preparation of schedules using Microsoft Project or similar.
Experience in preparation of cost estimates and budgets for engineering design and/or construction.
Being able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing to a wide variety of audiences, such as subordinates, peers, supervisors, upper management, Clients, government officials and authorities, consultants, contractors and suppliers.
Experience in the preparation of technical and management reports and proposals.
Experience in the evaluation of qualifications of consultants and contractors.
Have negotiation skills and understanding of basic contract structure for the engineering and construction industry.
EIT certification is required. PE license is not required, but desired.
Authorized to work in the US.
About Port of Galveston
Port of Galveston
123 25th Street, 8th Floor
Galveston, Texas 77550