Offshore Geotechnical Lead

Posted 24 April 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationGreater London
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameTony Hutt

Job description

The Role:
This role is a great opportunity for an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join my clients' vibrant Ground Engineering Department. You will play the lead role in the delivery of a wide range of offshore projects, often in collaboration with colleagues in other disciplines based across the group. You will also work with other senior members of the UK Ground Engineering Department to shape the future of the department and in particular the offshore geotechnical capabilities.
Contribute to the strategic direction of the Ground Engineering business and play a key role in the development of the offshore design procedures and also playing an active role in task groups/engineering panels.
The company is associated with some of the world's most ambitious projects from feasibility studies, assessments and research, through planning and negotiations, to construction and operations, they provide unparalleled experience in all sectors of civil engineering. They are engineers with one purpose in mind to improve the quality of life for populations around the world.
In the Wind Energy sector, there are more than 300 experts globally dedicated to helping clients with wind energy projects. Being a global team enables them to deliver services with a global perspective yet with local expertise.
The company is the world leader in offshore foundation design and the only company in the world that has carried out detailed design for more than 30 offshore wind farms for 11 different turbine types. They have performed designs for more than 40 offshore wind farms around the world, totalling more than 60% of all installations including UK, Denmark, USA, China, Belgium and many more.
·As a Team Leader you will be expected to take responsibility for the delivery of geotechnical services to other disciplines, particularly the Offshore Design Teams in UK, Hamburg and Denmark.
·Will be able to demonstrate successful engagement with relevant professional institutions and/or client bodies. You will be expected to play an active part with the Department management in the day to day execution of company systems to deliver projects effectively.
·You will assist in providing guidance to less experienced staff to help deliver projects and will be able to deal with internal and external clients.
·Be ambassadors for Company.
The Group internationally has over 400 ground engineering staff; this provides a great opportunity to work alongside teams with different cultures and skills and to market the best the UK team has to offer.
Essential Skills and Experience:
·High level of offshore Geotechnical design skill
·Experience and understanding of project/task resourcing and financial control
·Strong track record in geotechnics
·Experience of the management of design teams and small resource groups
·Strong communication skills when dealing with clients, team members and senior members dealing with multi-disciplined projects.
Desirable Skills and Experience:
·Past experience of UK Ground Engineering design including offshore Geotechnics
·Infrastructure Geotechnics
·3D Finite Element modelling
·Experience of soil dynamics and earthquake engineering
Education & Professional Qualifications:
·A relevant BEng/MEng degree
·Qualified as a Chartered Engineer
Personal Qualities:
·Ability to build good relationships with colleagues at all levels of the business
·Must be able to demonstrate the lateral thinking approach and Can do attitude
·Proven ability to deliver results within challenging deadlines
·Able to work independently and as part of a team
·Able to work on own initiative
You'll be joining a team of committed and self-driven professionals in a company with ambitious growth plans which is at the forefront of engineering excellence and that is responsible for some of the most exciting projects in the world today. They offer an excellent benefits package and competitive salary along with great training and development opportunities.