Geotechnical Engineer

  • Full Time
  • England


Job description

A Senior Geotechnical Engineer is required to be involved on an ‘on call’ basis on projects. Likely to be outside of IR35. Substantial amount of WFH.

Circa 20 hours a week. Long term

This is for a business which performs a key role developing projects and providing expert engineering support to a global energy company.

Candidate must have a masters in geotechnical engineering / engineering geology / soil mechanics. Candidate must have UK experience and knowledge of Site Investigation to BS5930 and Eurocode 7; must have UK contaminated land experience and remediation strategies; experience of crossing infrastructure such as railways; motorways; rivers etc., including trenchless solutions e.g. HDD, microtunnelling. Candidate must have BOSIET certification and offshore experience, covering geophysical and geotechnical operations including ROV operations. Candidate will ideally be chartered either ICE or chartered geologist. Candidate will ideally have DCO planning experience or major infrastructure experience. Ideally have worked on projects from Feasibility phase through Basic Design and FEED to Detailed Design and Construction.

A Senior Geotechnical Engineer is required to be involved on an ‘on call’ basis on projects supporting the Project Discipline Lead Engineer. Projects will vary from Feasibility phase through Basic Design and FEED. Projects can be relevant to onshore/offshore oil/gas production facilities, with special focus on CCS and renewables production facilities. The main responsibilities are: * Produce documents for site investigation planning, both onshore and offshore, for geophysical and geotechnical operations, covering pipeline integrity surveys; offshore jackets; marine and tidal sediment mobility surveys; UXO surveys; anchoring requirements. * Implementing Contaminated Land assessments, including the planning; supervision and then reporting. * Interface with senior civil engineers and senior civil designers within other Company hubs in order to achieve and guarantee common design approaches, standards and procedures. * Assist the responsible engineers with the preparation of MTOs for new pipelines; advising on potential hazards along routes; assessments in difficult ground conditions

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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.

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