EN - Civil Engineer as „Coastal Engineer" for a project in the Central Pacific region

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Key Responsibilities:

Your role as Coastal Engineer is to develop cost-effective solutions to rehabilitate coastal island infrastructure. The main activities consist of:

  • reviewing detailed designs and drawings for maritime / coastal infrastructures,
  • defining acceptable standard level of works required,
  • creating work methodologies and specifications,
  • elaborating bill of quantities documents,
  • assisting in procurement processes,
  • ensuring compliance with environmental and social safeguards,
  • liaising with stakeholders and advising on construction oversight.
  • other: briefing / training of client’s counterpart staff in responsibility; representation of team leader / project manager on-site, if necessary.

Start: Immediately, duration of assignment: 1 year (optional renewable), Central Pacific Region


What we expect from you:

  • M.Sc./B.Sc. in Coastal or Marine Engineering, or a related field
  • 10 years of experience in design and implementation of coastal engineering and/or dredging works
  • Experience in construction and maintenance contracts for coastal protection systems
  • Experience in developing countries on similar assignments
  • Experience in client’s capacity building
  • Good knowledge of MS Office programs as well as MS Project
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English (and in German as an additional advantage)
  • Integrity and cultural awareness


We look forward to receiving your application. Please send your application documents stating the earliest possible commencement date and your salary / remuneration fee expectations to:

Sellhorn Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH
Mr Norbert Peetz
Teilfeld 5, 20459 Hamburg
Telefon: +49 (0)40 36 12 01-0
Internet: www.sellhorn-hamburg.de