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Port Planner/Engineer

Brooklyn, New York, US
Closing date
Mar 28, 2023

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Accounting, Engineering
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Full Time

Job Details

Requisition ID: 80283

Job Category: Infrastructure

Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining , energy , and infrastructure , our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.

Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!

Hatch is currently seeking a Port Planner, to join its dynamic Ports & Terminals team in New York City. It is expected that the candidate will provide professional planning and engineering services to effectively support, manage, and coordinate the preparation of long-range port master plans and terminal expansion/optimization plans.

Preferred location: New York City


  • Support and lead Ports & Terminal engagements.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Carry out peer reviews of ongoing technical packages as required.
  • Estimate level of effort for tasks and manage to budget.
  • Promote and support technical excellence and quality of work.
  • Support constructability and safety reviews of projects.
  • Develop client relationships.
  • Track and follow markets and opportunities in the region and sector.
  • Promote Hatch's extensive project design and delivery services with clients.
  • Provide input and strategy to proposal preparation.
  • Be aware of industry technical requirements, trends, and opportunities.
  • Connect and provide visibility with industry businesses and technical leaders.
  • Lead and participate in professional excellence groups.
  • Assist with staff development and recruitment.


  • University degree in transportation planning, or a degree in civil, marine, or mechanical engineering.
  • 10 years' experience with similar engagements.
  • Experience in executing planning and layout assignments, terminal capacity assessments, debottlenecking, and optimization studies as well as familiarity with business improvement and optimization engagements.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of professionals across multiple concurrent engagements.
  • Familiarity with the maritime industry, common cargoes (e.g., containers, Ro/Ro, bulk, breakbulk, and project cargo), and a variety of marine facilities (e.g., container terminals, cruise terminals, bulk material handling facilities, offshore wind support facilities, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience with the US freight transportation and logistics networks, including, specifically, the interconnection between North American ports and marine terminals and steamship lines, Class I railroads, and trucking companies.
  • An entrepreneurial "can do" attitude with an ability to work toward solutions despite real world constraints of limited time and information.
  • Fluency with the Microsoft Office Suite, with a focus on Excel and PowerPoint, with basic ArcGIS familiarity.

Why join us?
  • Work with great people to make a difference
  • Collaborate on exciting projects to develop innovative solutions
  • Top employer

What we offer you?
  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.

We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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