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Seismic and Geohazard Consultant

  • Job reference: 931449
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Geologists
  • Date posted: 21/07/2020

Orion Group is looking for a Senior Seismic and Geohazard Consultant for an 18-month contract position, working as a PMC on an offshore Greenfield and Brownfield Gas development.

Project Information

Basic Design and FEED document review, supervision, and support during the EPC/EPIC tendering stage for on- and off-shore facilities of a gas field development.

Level of Discretion

  • Day-to-day decisions in the execution of the project; regarding G&G activities
  • Decisions to be coordinated with the G&G manager

Job Objectives

  • Supervision of Basic Design and FEED engineering activities
  • Support of EPC / EPIC tendering Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review, provision of comments, elaborations, and recommendations on G&G survey reports
  • Review of pipeline routing and verification of geo-hazard mitigation measures

Job specific experience

Education & Accreditation

  • University degree, BSc or MSc in Geology or Geophysics
  • Chartered status with a discipline relevant recognized engineering institution is considered advantageous

Design and Engineering

  • Familiar and conversant with all applicable standards, codes, and specifications
  • Familiar with subsea pipeline routing design activities


  • Excellent communication skills (listening, verbal & written).


  • Prior experience with:

o Upstream oil & gas facilities

o Geotechnical surveys

o Full seismic QC incl. interpretation

o Well placement

o Reservoir modelling

o Geomorphological and Geophysical surveys

o Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) and deaggregation studies

o Site Response Analysis (SRA) and Soil Liquefication

o Geohazard Assessment Study

Further details

  • Minimum 15 years professional experience in G&G
  • Must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Visa or work permit assistance will not be provided.

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.