The Role: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Location: Wimbledon, UK
Work Model: Hybrid
Contract Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
As the Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will be directly working offshore wind projects and provide
geotechnical input in the design and consultancy work for my clients team. You will also have the
opportunity for personal development in a range of fields.
You will work with dynamic and vibrant colleagues spread across a range of disciplines including
seismic engineering, structural engineering, nautical engineering, and maritime engineering to deliver
a wide range of services My client is looking to build their offshore capability to support a growing
portfolio of projects related to the energy transition, including wind, CCUS/hydrogen and
Geotechnical design/survey/installation works for projects involving foundations and subsea
Team leader/PM on monopile design for OWT foundations, working together and jointly with the
structural and geotechnical teams.
Competencies & Soft Skills:
-(Essential) Good working knowledge of applicable regulations, codes of practice and
standards, particularly for OWF and O&G projects
-(Essential) Piled foundation design experience is preferable, including familiarity with
state-of-the art 3D FE design methods (PISA or equivalent)
-(Essential) Advanced level of understanding of geotechnical issues for OWF
-(Essential) Good written and verbal communication skills
-(Essential) Motivated, team work
-(Essential) Attention to details
-(Preferable) Awareness of applicable developing geotechnical engineering technology
and analysis techniques/methodologies
-(Preferable) Experienced with proposals and CTR preparation
-(Preferable) Senior or principal experience in geotechnical engineering
Structural/Geotechnical/Civil Engineering Degree, preferably with MSc or PhD in Geotechnical
Chartered Member of ICE is preferable. Also accepted if currently working towards similar schemes
Worked on offshore wind development projects with input for geotechnical engineering in one or more
of the foundation types such as Monopile, jacket, Suction base, or GBS
Scope of Responsibilities:
-Experience with geotechnical/geophysical data and geotechnical interpretative reports
(GIR). Experience managing geological/geotechnical ground models is an advantage
-Leading the work packages of geotechnical engineering on offshore wind project portfolio
- from feasibility through to detailed design with diverse tasks such as geo survey
specification, geotechnical interpretation and assistance in certification
-Providing technical input on project deliverables related to geotechnical subject for OWF
-Assisting/leading working groups for developing new geotechnical engineering delivery
-Developing new technique / technology in geotechnical engineering related subjects.
-Offshore foundation design experience (monopile, Jacket, GBS) and load iteration
-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
-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.
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