Geotechnical Engineer, (Renewables / Marine)

Ref: VAC-1003600
  • Salary: £45000 p/a
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Region: London
  • Location: South West London
  • Industry: N/A
  • Discipline: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
  • Sub Discipline:
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Senior or Principal Geotechnical Engineer with a focus on monopile design for offshore windfarms.

CDS Recruitment have been asked to assist in identifying Geotechnical Engineers with design knowledge who has ideally had specific experience of wind farm developments and design with as an example ; Monopile design jackets, Models and load analysis. Geotechnical Physical Data.

The role is predominately based from Home or office but there may be occasional requirements to travel overseas. Our company have identified that candidates don’t need to be based near the office due to being able to work from home.

Job Title: Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer Location: London office (South West London) based, occasionally required national/oversea travel Project: UK and worldwide (Europe, America, Asia)

Qualifications: Structural/Geotechnical/Civil Engineering Degree, preferably with MSc or PhD in Geotechnical Engineering Chartered Member of ICE is preferable. Also accepted if currently working towards similar schemes.

The key requirements are:

Geotechnical design/survey/installation works for projects involving foundations and subsea structures

Team leader/PM on monopile design for OWT foundations, working together and jointly with the structural and geotechnical teams Scope of Responsibilities:

Experience with geotechnical/geophysical data and geotechnical interpretative reports (GIR). Experience managing geological/geotechnical ground models is an advantage.

Offshore foundation design experience monopile, Jacket, GBS and load iteration analysis

Support on issues related with cable burial and OWF construction

Knowledge on construction and installation methods of OWT/platform

Good understanding of advanced laboratory tests specification e.g. Cyclic TX/Cyclic DSS, ring shear, resonant column tests

Occasional work as offshore vessel representative as required (less than 4 months per year)

Support in proposals to secure additional geotechnical works Safety and Environmental Related Tasks Safety, Health, Environment and Quality

Ensure their work implements adequate Health, Safety and Environmental work practices, procedures and methods to meet all statutory requirements and the Company SHEQ Management System.

Competencies & Soft Skills :

Good working knowledge of applicable regulations, codes of practice and standards, particularly for OWF and O&G projects

Piled foundation design experience is preferable, including familiarity with state-of-the art 3D FE design methods (PISA or equivalent)

Advanced level of understanding of geotechnical issues for OWF

Awareness of applicable developing geotechnical engineering technology and analysis techniques/methodologies

Experienced with proposals and CTR preparation

Senior or principal experience in geotechnical engineering