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Senior Civil Marine Engineer

2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 4X3, Canada Req #171
March 20, 2024

An opportunity exists for a Senior Civil Marine Engineer to join Klohn Crippen Berger’s Power and Transportation Group in Vancouver. At KCB, this group works on marine and ports engineering and civil infrastructure projects in a multi-discipline project team environment. Reporting to the Manager, Ports and Harbors, this role will be responsible for developing cost effective, practical engineering designs and construction solutions for our clients.

This role will give you the opportunity to:


  • Develop detailed engineering designs for marine civil engineering projects, including port facilities, coastal protection structures, offshore platforms, and marine terminals.
  • Work with diverse and multidiscipline teams of managers, engineers, designers and drafters.
  • Act as a technical resource and mentor junior staff.
  • Write and compile technical reports and fee proposals to clients.
  • Be a member of site visit teams, gathering information as required to complement design activities.
  • Maintain quality throughout a project and implement improvements when determined.
  • Prepare regular project summary reports.
  • Develop and sustain long-lasting business relationships with clients.
  • Travel within Canada and internationally.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related design experience.
  • Professional designation with EGBC or eligibility to apply within the year.
  • Proficiency in structural engineering software such as AutoCAD, ETABS, SAFE, Mathcad, SAP 2000, STAAD, MIDAS, LS-DYNA, etc.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft WORD and Excel
  • A proven track record of successful delivery of projects in port engineering or other heavy civil projects with similar skills requirements.
  • Technical design experience and expertise in reinforced concrete, structural steel, piled/other foundations and earthworks, and competency in marine design, seismic design and analysis.
  • Ability to understand cross-discipline design aspects and interface effectively within the multi-discipline (environmental, geotechnical, civil-structural, electrical and mechanical) design team of a large project.
  • Proven capabilities in owner/client liaison.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, and strong report writing skills.


The salary for this position is $120,000 to $180,000/year. Salary is based on applicable experience, education, and skill level. In addition to salary total rewards includes:


  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • Annual performance and salary review
  • PSMJ’s supported track record of profitability, leading to above average bonus payouts
  • Vacation policy that aligns to your experience
  • Paid OT, and wellness days
  • Flexible benefits, including RSP, social, and mental well-being initiatives
  • Commitment to global ESG standards


We are a global organization committed to employment equity. We respect the uniqueness that makes you, you. We encourage applications from all qualified career seekers, regardless of gender, sex, religion, or nationality.


To learn more about projects you could be a part of check out Projects - KCB (klohn.com)

and our Careers page for more details

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  • Job Family Engineers
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 4X3, Canada