Come join our team at Bellingham Marine Engineering: We're a growing office that values hard work, competence and initiative. We're looking for registered Professional Engineers experienced in the design of floating and fixed marine structures. Real world experience in engineering and construction is valued and considered essential to this position. Our skilled team has designed numerous award-winning marine structures and we're looking to add even more strength to the group. We provide our employees with competitive compensation, advancement opportunities, a comprehensive benefit program and a healthy work / life balance. Our goal is to empower our employees with the resources and incentives to enjoy success on and off the job.
The Company: Bellingham Marine is the industry leader in the design and construction of floating marinas and associated marine structures. Over the last 60 years, we have a strong history of innovation including the first commercially produced floating concrete marina docks, the first floating golf green and most recently one of the first curved, post-tensioned concrete floating docks. We value our role as the quality and innovation leaders in our industry. We have production plants around the world and much of the engineering for our products is developed in our engineering office in Bellingham, WA.
The Position: As a Structural Engineer, you will provide structural design and analysis of floating and fixed marine structures, evaluate project sites to determine environmental loads, establish and maintain strong working relationships with clients, and interact directly with the production / manufacturing departments of Bellingham Marine to develop practical, high quality products and solutions for the marina industry. Successful candidates will be required to complete an administrative background screen as part of the onboarding process.
The Location: We're located in beautiful Bellingham WA, with easy access to the natural wonders of the Salish Sea as well as the Cascade mountains and the numerous rivers. From sailing or sea kayaking to skiing, snowboarding or mountain biking, there are endless outdoor activities within easy reach. Bellingham is located between Seattle and Vancouver BC and hosts Western Washington University as well as many entrepreneurial start-ups. This makes for a vibrant community that values our quality of life, with year-round recreation, excellent schools, short commutes, and established arts and entertainment venues.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Evaluate project sites for feasibility and to establish project design criteria.
Review project plans and specifications to verify stated criteria is consistent with actual site conditions.
Provide structural design and analysis.
Develop project timelines and work within project deadlines.
Provide ongoing monitoring of project progress and report progress to clients as agreed upon.
Work with Bellingham Marine colleagues to maintain project continuity and integrity.
Prepare and submit written reports as needed.
Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging structural engineering technologies and practices.
Maintain technical proficiency and participate in continuing education opportunities offered.
Other duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge of engineering principles
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office, engineering software, CAD software
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Science in Civil or Coastal Engineering with structural concentration. Experience in conventional and prestressed concrete, timber design, and structural steel design. Excel, MathCad, CAD, and programming experience.
Licenses and/or Certifications
Current registration as an Professional Engineer with the ability to become registered in Washington State.
BMI offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Compensation is dependent upon skills and experience.
Bellingham Marine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.
Bellingham Marine is a Drug Free Work Place.
To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process due to a disability, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Bellingham Marine Industries
Bellingham Marine is the largest and most experienced marina builder in the world. The company has built more marinas in more places throughout the world than any other marina builder or dock manufacturer. Nowhere else can you find a company with more technical excellence than Bellingham Marine. Our design-build engineering, site-specific design, precision manufacturing and single-source contracting has led the industry for half a century. Bellingham Marine is the global leader in design, manufacture, and construction of marinas and related products and services. Bellingham Marine enjoys an unrivaled reputation within the industry and has installed more than 20 million square feet of concrete floating docks throughout the world. BMI’s reputation is directly attributable to the quality of its products and services and the skill and dedication of its people. Bellingham Marine operates 13 manufacturing plants, 17 offices, and 16 divisions worldwide. Each division is an established local company with key business and community connections and regional expertise. Strong local connections combined with the resources and strength of an international firm means no project is too large or... small for Bellingham Marine to tackle. Our portfolio encompasses mega yacht centers, fishing harbors, city ports and residential dock systems.Please visit our career center for employment opportunities with Bellingham Marine Industries! New career opportunities available now.