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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Woodland Consultancy Services
Kingston upon Thames, Greater London
Closing date
Mar 5, 2024

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Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor is seeking a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer to join their 2024 Graduate intake scheme based in their Surrey offices.
* Students or new Masters' graduates to start in September expecting a 2:1 or above degree.
* Studies must be in Geotechnical Engineering or Civil Engineering degree but Geotechnical leaning within the studies. (this needs to be shown on your cv).
* Civil Degree is acceptable, but a Geotechnical Masters would be the preference.
* You will ideally but not essentially have had some experience working within an engineering organisation.
* Strong analytical skills and able to perform some geotechnical analysis.
Our Client is one of the largest turnkey Engineering & Construction contractors in the Oil and Gas sector with a proven track-record over many years, and increasingly growing within the Renewable Energy Sector as well. With a strong bias towards remote areas and challenging deep-water locations, it is a leader in the supply of engineering, procurement, project management and construction services, with distinctive capabilities in the design and execution of large-scale offshore and onshore projects.
This organisation operates a prestigious fleet of vessels for offshore construction in shallow and deep water. These include Heavy lift vessels & large transportation barges for installing/removing topsides, jackets and large Windfarm components, Pipelay vessels for installation of rigid / flexible pipelines, umbilical's & cables, construction vessels for subsea trenching & subsea structures installation.
Our Client is actively expanding their capability in engineering and construction within the renewables sector (offshore wind farms).
They are currently looking for high calibre graduates, either Fresh Graduates or ideally with some work experience, with a degree qualification in engineering
The Graduate role requires strong analytical skills, able to perform geotechnical analysis and design tasks together with preparation of analysis documents and high-quality foundation design sketches used for the production of fabrication drawings. Key job description items can be summarized as:
* Performance of geotechnical analysis tasks and preparation of analysis documents as part of training under supervision.
* Review of geotechnical data and derivation of soil design parameters for relevant (shallow and deep) foundation analysis and design/ installation analysis
* Undertaking preliminary and/or conceptual geotechnical analysis and special studies for tenders / capability and innovative concept assessment as part of training under supervision.
* Development of analytical models both linear and nonlinear, for foundation axial and lateral load/deflection response and pile soil interaction analysis, aimed for foundation and structure interaction analysis
* Development of pile foundation design which may include pile for steel jacket structures, monopile for wind turbine generators, suction caissons, mudmat design, and gravity base structures
* Maintaining records in accordance with Department procedures and compiling and checking reports
* Reviewing and checking project drawings
Training and development will be provided to build a range of technical and professional skills, which are necessary to work in our multi-disciplinary project based organisation covering a range of work locations. Whilst the role will predominantly be London based, some flexibility will be needed to undertake work in other offices and offshore sites at appropriate times.
Our Client encourages and supports all engineers in their professional development to achieve Chartered Engineer status.
These are Permanent Staff positions and joining a major organisation would have many large company benefits. As well as this, the further training would be second to none in the industry Salaries offered would be dependent on qualifications obtained. For a fresh graduate the starting salary is good with higher salaries for those with a Masters and with also further enhanced for those with a PhD . Graduates who have had some experience either in the oil and gas industry or other industries there would be a level of increase in the basic starting salary.
Please also note that candidates must be available for interview either in their office if you live within travelling distance or via a Teams call if not. Start dates from around mid September but they may be happy to start sooner for the right candidate.
The Client's Office is very close to the Station.
We have worked with this client for many years' and know it would be an excellent career opportunity.
We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client's specification and have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship.
For more information please contact Suzanne Wood, Director of Recruitment

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