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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

First Recruitment Group - IT
Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, AB32 6FE
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Academia, Other
Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Aberdeen

Negotiable Salary

Permanent Staff

Looking for your next career move? Look no further! A distinguished global leader in delivering offshore wind projects, is seeking an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join their Seabed Intervention team in Aberdeen on a permanent staff basis.

They are at the forefront as a premier installation contractor for Offshore Wind developments, committed to driving the transition towards sustainable and renewable energy solutions worldwide. As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer within the Seabed Intervention team, you will be a pivotal force in the application of advanced geotechnical engineering principles to offshore projects.

Key Responsibilities: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
  • Project Leadership: Spearhead geotechnical engineering efforts, acting as the focal point for project-related matters within the Seabed Intervention discipline.
  • Geotechnical Assessments: Interpret findings from geophysical, geological, and geotechnical surveys, providing critical insights for project planning and execution.
  • Foundation Design and Installation: Assess soil conditions, develop ground models, and provide recommendations for foundation design, cable trenching, and rock dumping.
  • Technical Coordination: Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, providing geotechnical input to technical scopes of work for subcontractors, reviewing documentation, and ensuring alignment with project requirements.
  • Risk Assessment: Evaluate ground risks and opportunities related to cable burial, offshore construction, and foundation installation methods.
  • Innovation and Development: Contribute to research and development initiatives within the Seabed Intervention team, fostering knowledge sharing and continual improvement.

Key Requirements: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
  • Master's or Academic Technical Degree in Geotechnics (Geotechnical, Fluid dynamics, Geology).
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in geotechnical engineering, with a focus on offshore projects.
  • Proven leadership capabilities, effective planning, and organizational skills.
  • Chartered or working towards it with a professional organization (ICE, IMechE, etc.).
  • Strong analytical skills and a commitment to continuous development.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Willingness to travel internationally for short assignments.

Company Information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. If you would like more information please contact us.


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