Coastal Engineer

  • Posted on September 14, 2020
  • Location: Baton Rouge, LA; Lafayette, LA; New Orleans, LA; Houston, TX


Posted under: Environmental

What does this job entail?

The Coastal Engineer will be responsible for the design and implementation of habitat restoration, marsh creation, shoreline protection, hydrologic restoration and flood protection projects in Coastal Louisiana and other Gulf states. Candidates will join an experienced, successful and fully integrated team of coastal restoration specialists and will get the opportunity to engage in some of the most important issues that face our coast today, including habitat loss, sea level rise, subsidence, salt water intrusion, disaster response and recovery, oil spill response and recovery, and flood protection.


Am I qualified for this position?

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from an accredited university in a civil or related engineering field. Advanced degrees are encouraged.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the design and implementation of marsh creation, shoreline protection, hydrologic restoration and flood protection projects in Coastal Louisiana or similar environment with a basic knowledge of the geotechnical and hydrologic engineering processes that are necessary for the design of these types of projects.
  • A Professional Engineer’s registration in the State of Louisiana is preferred, but not required, but candidates must have the ability to achieve registration within two years. Registrations in other coastal states are encouraged.
  • Candidate should have excellent writing and communication skills.


Why work for Fenstermaker?

Our success is based on establishing lasting partnerships and providing innovative, high-quality products and services. We conduct our business ethically, honestly and with integrity in everything we do.

Our core values define the way we do business.


We treat everyone like family and put people over policy.

We place an emphasis on safety and are supportive and empathetic in rough times.

One Company

We leverage our multi-disciplinary strength to benefit our clients.

We communicate, collaborate and execute together, as a team.

Customer Obsessed

We treat others the way they want to be treated – with respect.

We create unforgettable experiences and build lasting relationships and establish partnerships.

Growth Mindset

We believe growth creates opportunity and gives us the capability of building long-term careers.

Be Different

We encourage and reward innovation.

We serve our clients in ways that make the competition irrelevant.

We create a unique experience for our team members.


EOE/AA Employer. Applications confidential.

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