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Structural Engineer - Waterfront - Entry Level

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Moffatt & Nichol


24d ago

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San Diego

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Engineering•San Diego


  • Moffatt & Nichol’s San Diego office is actively seeking a Civil Engineer with entry to 2 years of waterfront/marine structural focus to perform planning and design for waterfront structures projects, including large and small marinas, ports, terminals, vessel mooring and berthing structures, bulkheads, breakwater and shore protection structures. The ideal candidates will have or be interested in learning structural analysis and modeling experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with Structural focus.
  • A Master’s degree in Structural Engineering preferred
  • EIT preferred
  • Entry to 2 years of marine/waterfront structural design experience related to ports, marinas, vessel mooring and berthing structures, breakwater and/or shore protection structures preferably in the West Coast of the US and/or other seismically active regions
  • Entry level candidates must have internship or cooperative education experience in heavy civil, structural, or marine/waterfront design
  • Background on structural modeling with nonlinear elements and/or soil-structure interaction preferred
  • Preferred experience using AutoCad
  • All new hires will be required to successfully complete and pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check in compliance with NIST 800-171

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Perform analysis, design, inspection of waterfront structures, asset management, submarine systems, and other maritime projects
  • Structural analysis and design with timber, steel, concrete and composite materials
  • Prestressed concrete analysis and design
  • Develop plans, specifications, and calculations as needed
  • Help resolve design problems that may include performing field investigation or inspections, detailed design work, and detailed checking of design computations done by others, or general coordination of specific design aspects into a project
  • Calculate construction quantity estimates
  • Work closely with other architects, engineers, scientists, project managers, etc. on multi-discipline projects
  • Perform structural site inspections and prepare inspection reports
  • Other duties:
  • Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Diego