Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 09 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineRenewable Energy Recruitment
Contact NameAllwyn Avalos

Job description


Job description:

Geotechnical Engineer Offshore Wind Proposition As Geotechnical Engineer in the Offshore Wind Technical team, you will offer expert technical advice to a variety of Offshore Wind projects within the renewable energy business. You will grow in a supportive globalcompany powering the lives of millions.

Where you fit in? As we transition to cleaner forms of energy, the challenge facing the energy industry in the comingdecades is considerable. You will be part of the Offshore Wind Geoscience team which consists of engineers, geotechnical specialists, and surveyors spread globally.

What is the Role? You will primarily support the engineering and development teams in scoping future geotechnical campaigns and/or analyse existing data from a variety of sources. You wil drive fit for purpose implementation of geotechnical engineering principles, geodata delivery and services in-line with the international and Group Standards. You will ensure that customer requirements are met and customer risks are managed with special emphasis on data integrity and ensuring that the team realizes the full potential and value of its Geo-Information.

Specific Responsibilities? Define technical specifications, work scopes, budgets, strategies and processes to optimize site characterization desk studies and fieldworks campaigns. Prepare geotechnical reports including feasibility studies, interpretative reports and foundation design concepts. Assist in the tendering of geotechnical contracts, including identification of contractor resources, vetting technical competencies, managing procurement, verifying HSE capabilities and ensuring the delivering of quality deliverables by contractors. Plan, procure, oversee and deliver site investigation campaigns to the highest standards of health, safety and quality in collaboration with a wide network of internal specialists and trusted suppliers. Evaluate results for compliance with technical specifications and contracts and coordinate the external certification process for geotechnical outputs. Deliver relevant information during EPCI Invitation to Tender phases. This information includes robust datasets of onshore/offshore geotechnical characterizations needed by selected EPCI contractors to develop infrastructure plans and manage potential project risks. Participate in project meetings, stakeholder engagements and community outreach initiatives (if applicable). Evaluate new technologies and methods whilst proactively supporting collaborative research and development opportunities with academic institutions and industry working groups. Develop procedures and deliverables to standardize the Geotechnical team output.

Skills and Requirements:

The successful candidate is technically proficient in onshore and offshore geotechnical engineering investigations and functionally competent in project engineering and design processes.

The individual is a highly motivated self-starter and interpersonal team player with very good organizational skills and deep experience with budgets, scheduling and delivering through contractors.

The individual has 5+ years of relevant work experience providing geotechnical subject matter expertise.

Experience with front - end processes, controlling resources, schedules and cost estimation.

Bachelor degree in Engineering or Geology is required, master in same preferred.

Experience with shallow water, nearshore and onshore geotechnics is required.

Strong personal commitment and leadership attributes in HSSE risk identification and management and quality management is required.

Professional Engineering Licensure and/or Proiect Management certification stronglv preferred.

High energy, self-motivated, collaborative individual. Ability to work in a multi-cultural context. A high degree of skill in written and oral communications

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.