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Coastal Engineering Company of Orleans Cape Cod

Waterfront Project Manager

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Coastal Engineering Co., Inc. is seeking a Waterfront Project Manager for our growing Waterfront/Marine Division. The role will be responsible for providing project management, engineering design, and environmental permittingfor waterfront engineering projects including, but not limited to, marinas, marine terminals, piers, wharves, community waterfronts, recreational piers, harbors, and waterfront parks.

Job duties include:

  • Manage a variety of waterfront/coastal projects with varying levels of complexity and size.
  • Develop and manage project plans, schedules, and budgets, prepare progress reports.
  • Serve as the design lead for waterfront engineering projects.
  • Prepare construction bid documents and technical specifications; construction contract administration.
  • Review and/or conduct site investigations, prepare technical reports.
  • Review project documents and field data to verify accuracy and completeness in content and approach.
  • Manage and prepare feasibility studies to determine viable options for waterfront engineering projects.
  • Review environmental regulations and prepare project work plans.
  • Work with Permitting Specialist to prepare environmental permit applications, reports, notices, etc.
  • Attend and present at interviews, project meetings, community outreach, and public hearings.
  • Manage, review, and conduct construction site observations and field reports.
  • Assist with marketing strategies to expand company’s market position including client development, scope evaluation/development, proposal writing, and project cost estimating.
  • Mentor, coach, and develop junior staff.
  • Other duties as appropriate.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil, Structural or Geotechnical Engineering from an accredited program.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer or ability to obtain such license within 12 months of date of hire.
  • In-depth knowledge of current Building Code(s) and the design of steel, timber, and reinforced concrete waterfront structures.
  • Experience with geotechnical engineering to assist in the design of soil/structure interaction elements (i.e, retaining walls, bulkheads, piles, etc.)
  • Experience in preparation of construction documents with attention to detail and ability to think critically.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, ability to communicate effectively with internal and external teams.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Civil3D, Revit, Bluebeam, MathCAD, Tedds, or CEDAS.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Coastal Engineering Co., Inc. has offices in Orleans, Sandwich, and Nantucket, all just a few miles from beautiful Cape Cod beaches. Recreational and cultural opportunities abound. The company offers an attractive benefits package including health, dental, disability, and life insurance, 401K, and a generous holiday and paid time off package. EOE.


  • Please e-mail your resume to Amy Dwyer at