Senior Project Engineer


Are you a talented civil engineer seeking a rewarding opportunity within a dynamic and emerging company? If you're looking to advance your career, we are seeking a Senior Project Engineer to specialize in analysis and design work for waterfront and marine infrastructure projects. This role offers the chance to apply your expertise in a stimulating environment, contributing to innovative and impactful engineering solutions.

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 Senior Project Engineer position has responsibility and accountability for coordination and completion of assigned technical activities on assigned projects. This position will mainly support analysis and design. To fulfill these obligations, Senior Project Engineer must: plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate assigned engineering work; monitor work for compliance with applicable codes, accepted engineering practices, and internal procedures and standards; and ensure effective communication and coordination between required disciplines and other project participants.


•    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 project engineers, technicians, drafters, and administrative staff.
•    Actively participates in internal and external project meetings and works to actively resolve project issues.
•    Assists with project planning, scheduling, forecasting and quality.
•    Assists with client management, proposal preparation, project scoping and estimating project costs.
•    Actively promotes a safe work culture.


  • Good technical knowledge, experience, and capabilities in area of practice. 
  • Works independently and effectively on analysis and design tasks. 
  • Good proficiency in computer assisted engineering and office software and equipment. 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in the English language. 
  • Ability to define problems, collect/interpret data, evaluate facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Good 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 4 years of relevant engineering experience.


  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Valid US Driver's License 
  • Design experience with deep foundations, concrete, steel, and timber. 
  • Software experience in AutoCAD, STAAD, SAP, Optimoor, Mathcad, LPile, Apile, GROUP, DeepEx.


•    FHWA-NHI #130055 – Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges
•    Structural Engineer (SE)
•    OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety Course


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 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 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 intern 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. Travel inside of the continental U.S. may be required. Safety and security are critical parts of our company core values. Accountability, positive attitude, proactive communication, continuous improvement, and teamwork promote safe conditions and safe actions. Safety, Health, and Environment are part of our company culture, and adherence and participation are required for all employees.


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


All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen as well as random drug screens 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