Project Manager Diver


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated  Project Manager Diver at Marine Solutions. The ideal candidate can provide extensive knowledge, significant experience, and advanced technical capabilities to our organization.  

Marine Solutions is a specialized marine engineering and construction firm serving clients in the government (federal, state, local), transportation, energy, industrial, water, and commercial markets. We inspect, design, and build bridges and waterfront infrastructure worldwide that protect and enrich our communities. 

Our recognition as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for seven consecutive years reflects our unwavering commitment to nurturing and empowering our people. We prioritize personal and professional development, providing opportunities for continuous learning and growth. Collaboration and open communication are at the core of our culture, fostering a supportive and inclusive environment where every individual’s voice is valued. Investing in our employees not only enhances their potential but also contributes to our collective success. 


The Project Manager Diver position has authority, responsibility, and accountability for ensuring assigned projects are executed professionally and in a timely and safe manner. To fulfill these obligations, Project Manager Divers must satisfy contractual requirements, internal procedures and standards, and established financial performance metrics.


  • Responsible for projects of varying size and complexity from inception to completion.
  • Takes an active role in project planning, project quality and project profitability.
  • Responsible for project schedules, budgets, and timely completion of projects.
  • Ensures accurate client billings and monitors outstanding accounts receivable.
  • Directs and/or performs field inspection and evaluation of structures in compliance with established procedures and standards.
  • Directs and/or performs testing of materials, interprets test results, and incorporates results into reports to ensure project specification compliance.
  • Directs and/or performs complex engineering computations involving conventional engineering practices.
  • Directs and/or performs the preparation of comprehensive engineering documents including inspection reports, design plans and specifications.
  • Directs and supervises the work of engineers, technicians, commercial divers, drafters, and administrative staff.
  • Leads internal and external project meetings and works to actively resolve project issues.
  • Provides leadership in client management, proposal preparation, project scoping and estimating project costs.
  • Actively maintains meaningful relationships with clients.
  • Actively promotes a safe work culture while upholding and enforcing safety standards.



  • Strong technical knowledge, experience, and capabilities in area of practice.
  • Strong proficiency in computer assisted engineering and office software and equipment.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in the English language.
  • High level ability to define problems, collect/interpret data, evaluate facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • High level leadership and organization skills.


  • Bachelor's degree and/or master’s degree in civil, structural or ocean engineering from an accredited four-year university. 
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant engineering experience.


  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • ADCI Commercial Diver
  • Valid US Driver’s License


  • FHWA-NHI #130055 – Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges
  • FHWA-NHI #130053 – Bridge Inspection Refresher
  • FHWA-NHI #130078 – Bridge Inspection Techniques for Nonredundant Steel Tension Members (NSTM) Refresher 
  • Project Management Experience 
  • SPRAT Rope Access Technician 
  • Structural Engineer (SE)
  • SPRAT Rope Access Technician
  • OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety Course
  • NASBLA Boater Safety Course
  • First Aid, CPR & O2 Provider
  • TWIC Card
  • Valid US Passport
  • Commercial DOT Medical Card


The duties of this position require the employee to regularly sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. This position may require the employee to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While in the field, the employee may be required to walk in rugged conditions, work in adverse weather conditions, and stand up to eight hours or more at a time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the required duties of this position.

This position requires maintaining current industry knowledge and expertise through active involvement in professional organizations and/or other activities that may require additional and/or flexible working hours. The ability and availability to readily work overtime and perform duties outside of normal working hours may be required to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.


  • 401(k) Matching
  • ESOP
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Vacation and Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance


All employees must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen as well as random tests throughout employment.


Marine Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Lexington