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Kathy Weykamp, Principal

Civil/Coastal Engineer - Staff Engineer


Edgewater Resources is a design-forward engineering and development consultancy focused on marinas and waterfronts worldwide. Our teams in Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Argentina collaborate on projects in the Great Lakes Region to the Caribbean, and beyond. The ideal candidate will support the firms’ effort to apply sustainable design to natural and made coastal, riverine, and aquatic environments. We offer a vibrant multidisciplinary teamwork environment with a focus on building sustainability and resiliency into our unique projects in coastal locations across the globe.


Essential Functions + Responsibilities

• Technical expertise: Waterfront structure and marine infrastructure project interest/training, including harbors, marinas, vessel mooring and berthing structures, bulkheads and seawalls, breakwaters and shore protection structures, shoreline stabilization and sediment management.

•  Contribute to project teams from conceptual design to detailed final design.

•  Prepare cost estimates, project schedules, engineering reports, other technical documents.

•  Conduct field work including surveying and construction observation.

• Responsibilities can include site visits and evaluation, concept/solution development, coordination across disciplines, document production, data/spreadsheet management, construction administration.



• Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Coastal, Environmental, Ocean, Structural/Geotechnical Engineering

 • EIT/PE License track required

• AutoCAD or Civil 3D experience required

• Construction oversight experience desirable

• Authorized to work in the United States of America




  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Coastal, Ocean, Structural / Geotechnical Engineering or parallel fields of Mechanical / Aeronautical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Coastal Geology

  • EIT track preferred

  • Experience with project work such as CAD workspace organization, coordination with team members, professional communications, research and documentation

  • Coastal/Marine / Navigation design interest strongly encouraged

  • Familiar with coastal processes modeling and hydraulic software

  • AutoCAD or Civil 3D experience required

  • Additional software experience desirable including SketchUp, wave modeling, Adobe Suite, etc

  • Construction oversight experience desirable

  • Authorized to work in the USA


  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Attendance/Punctuality – Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Follows through on scheduled work times; Always punctual.

  • Dependability – Commits to extended hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies supervisor with an alternate plan.

  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed


  • Medical Insurance – Edgewater Resources contributes toward group Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance with great local/regional provider participation

  • Retirement Plan – Edgewater Resources provides Retirement and Financial Planning with percentage matching contributions

  • Life Insurance, Long- and Short-term disability group coverage covered by Edgewater with voluntary extra

  • Flexibility in hours and remote work - we see the value of both working together in our offices with optional remote opportunities

  • Healthy Employee Incentive – Edgewater Resources contributes toward monthly membership fees for gym or activity costs

  • Professional development annual budget per staff

  • Office mobile phone – Edgewater Resources provides individual smart phone and service for each employee

  • Holiday and Paid Time Off

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