Principal Geotechnical Engineer
- Location: Edinburgh
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Job Title - Principal Geotechnical Engineer.
Location - Edinburgh, hybrid working structure.
In this role, you'll be part of the Ground Engineering team helping to deliver a range of projects across the UK for market sectors including highways, water, energy, rail and development. The team provides a wide range of geotechnical design services across the full project life cycle including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.
This role could be either an Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer level role depending on your skills and experience.
The successful candidate will have experience working in a UK geotechnical consultancy and the following skillset:
If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Job Title - Principal Geotechnical Engineer.Location - Glasgow, hybrid working structure.Job Overview: In this role, you'll be part of the Ground Engineering team helping to deliver a range of projects across the UK for market sectors including highways, water, energy, rail and development. The team provides a wide range of geotechnical design services across the full project life cycle including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.This role could be either an Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer level role depending on your skills and experience.The successful candidate will have experience working in a UK geotechnical consultancy and the following skillset: Knowledge of geotechnical engineering principals and practice.Experience of planning and supervising ground investigations.Geotechnical reporting.Geotechnical design analysis and reports.Preparation of contract drawings, specifications and schedules in compliance with UK standards. Requirements: BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field is desirable.Chartered Engineer (IEng/CEng) or Geologist (CGeol) status is desirable. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Job Title - Geotechnical Engineer.Location - Glasgow, hybrid working structure.Job Overview:In this role, you'll be part of the Ground Engineering team helping to deliver a range of projects across the UK for market sectors including highways, water, energy, rail and development. The team provides a wide range of geotechnical design services across the full project life cycle including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.The successful candidate will have experience working in a UK geotechnical consultancy and the following skillset: Knowledge of geotechnical engineering principals and practice.Experience of planning and supervising ground investigations.Geotechnical reporting.Geotechnical design analysis and reports.Preparation of contract drawings, specifications and schedules in compliance with UK standards. Requirements: BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field is desirable. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Are you a Geotechnical Engineer who is passionate about the Offshore sector? Our client, one of the world's leading geotechnical offshore companies, is the best place to be a Technical Director. They are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious engineer to become an invaluable part of the geotechnical team, who wants to grow and develop within the industry and manage their own team.This is an exciting role that will require the technical leadership of geotechnical engineering for offshore wind development. You should have a good command of fast-evolving geotechnical issues around OWF as well as have the capacity to deliver projects with my client. You will be encouraged to think differently to deliver projects using innovative business models and utilising existing, and developing new, digital solutions and design automation.ResponsibilitiesManaging a geotechnical team and providing them with support, what will give you the autonomy to implement your ideas and improve your social skills.Working on global offshore wind projects, what is an exciting opportunity to develop personal and technical skills.Interaction with stakeholders on a technical level.Providing QA of factual and interpretation reports .Assisting with geotechnical design and engineering.Approving laboratory testing schedules.RequirementsMinimum 8 years of relevant experience in Renewable Energy.Recognized first degree in Engineering geology or Civil/Geotechnical Engineering.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or similar.Membership in a relevant professional institution.
Job Overview: Responsible for spatial data management, map production and the provision of GIS support services for both onshore and offshore environments.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Project spatial data management within a spatial database including the validation of incoming geophysical / geotechnical survey data and CAD engineering drawings; maintaining spatial data quality standards and metadata; building automated spatial data workflows for loading and processing; and providing spatial data deliverables according to required standards.Professional quality map and chart production to meet the needs of the different project departments, ensuring timely delivery in accordance with project cartographic standards and compatibility with the Document Management System.Key GIS interface with contractors and stakeholders on the project: EIA, land management, offshore survey, geological, etc.Provision of ad-hoc GIS support to the different project departments including spatial analysis and visualisation tasks for assisting project decision making; informal training to colleagues wanting to use GIS; and providing occasional support to other GIS colleagues within the company. Requirements: A degree in GIS or Geography, Master's degree in GIS preferable. 5+ years experience providing professional GIS services.2+ years experience in offshore wind industry or similar.Experience with Desktop GIS software, principally QGIS but also proprietary ESRI GIS software ArcMap / ArcGIS Pro and associated common extensionsExperience with spatial databases and SQL, principally PostGIS but also ESRI ArcSDE / Enterprise GeodatabasesExperience building spatial data workflows with tools such as QGIS Graphical Modeller, PyQGIS, ArcGIS ModelBuilder, ArcPy and/or FME.Experience of map series production with QGIS Atlas and/or ArcGIS Data Driven PagesBasic competency in AutoCAD or equivalent CAD softwareExperience with other relevant systems and software will be considered as a plus, especially web GIS platforms.General knowledge and interest in renewable energy and environmental assessment regulatory frameworks and renewable energy project development, design, and construction. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Department: EngineeringJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACSummary of Role:As Engineering Manager, you will oversee the engineering for a group of wind and solar projects located at diversity of places in the country. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical input to site selection, production of project specifications, managing consultants and contractors and providing input to contract documents for projects in all jurisdictions.What You Will Do: Assessing and quantifying ground risk and other engineering factors to assist with site selection primarily within the Philippines or other APAC markets if requiredDeveloping CAPEX and OPEX assumptions associated with differing ground conditions and foundation typesDevelopment of specifications for development projects to provide the basis for Environmental Impact AssessmentSpecify, tender and manage onshore and offshore survey works, including bathymetric surveys, geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigationManagement of contractors, subcontractors and partnersAssist with the preparation of Construction Contribute to project scheduling/ budgeting and risk managementContribute to assembly of and quality assurance checks for contract documentationSelection, co-ordination and management of External Design ConsultantsDevelopment of project schedules and project risk registersDevelopment of Construction strategiesDevelopment of Procurement strategies What We Require: Degree in Engineering (electrical or civil) with a minimum of 15 years of experienceA broad range of management experience and a proven record in projects engineering and construction is essentialEngineering and construction management experience in the renewable or electrical industry would be an advantageExperience on presenting to senior management at board level and be capable of managing internal and external resources with easeExperience in offshore wind site selectionKnowledge of offshore wind foundation types, ground conditions interpretation and foundation, array cable and turbine installation proceduresKnowledge of grid connection solutions for offshore windAbility to translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX assumptionsKnowledge of the Offshore windfarm development and foundation design processExperience in geotechnical engineering is an advantageExperience in the preparation of construction contract documentsUnderstanding of solar and wind turbine technology and the issues involved with grid connectionsExperience in the preparation of technical specifications and other technical documentsKnowledge of Health and Safety legislation and in particular, Health and Safety issues offshoreExperience in tender/bid evaluationExperience in conducting technical and commercial negotiations with EPC contractors/grid Companies etc.IT literateExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills
Location - Dublin/Cork, flexible working structure.Salary - Market leading, with wider benefits package.Reporting To - Renewable Engineering Manager.Job Overview: The role of Senior Offshore Wind Foundation Engineer will be to provide technical input and expertise on structures relating to offshore wind (both fixed bottom and floating, both WTGs and offshore substations) during the full lifecycle of development and operations.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Defining and implementing engineering strategies and plans relating to offshore foundations including tendering (preparation, evaluation and selection of preferred consultants), negotiating and managing high value design contracts whilst managing multiple consultants and associated interfaces.Undertake critical technical reviews of offshore structural design work.Support certification processes with independent verification bodies to reduce design risk and enhance asset value.Develop and define internal procedures, engineering standards and technical acceptance criteria for offshore foundations (fixed and floating).Provision of technical support relating to offshore wind structures for certification, fabrication, transport & installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance.Manage and provide design guidance and internal technical verification of WTG and offshore substation platform foundations.Inform DevEx, CapEx and OpEx assumptions and estimates relating to offshore structures throughout the various stages of project development.Assist with the preparation of construction contracts (e.g. employer's requirements and technical specifications) and contribute to project scheduling / budgeting and risk managementWork closely with internal stakeholders, project partners, external design consultants and contractors to produce optimal solutions suiting project objectives.Lead the identification of topics for research such as software, technologies, materials, fabrication methodologies to be investigated in field of expertise.Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams in developing technical aspects of offshore wind projects (fixed and floating) in anticipation of key project milestones such as seabed leasing events, planning applications, route to market auctions, FID and COD.Provision of technical and strategic advice to Lead Engineer / Project Manager(s) on projects. Requirements:Essential: Possess a Civil / Structural / Geotechnical Engineering degree (Level 8) or equivalent4+ years of experience in offshore industry, with at least 7 years post graduate experienceExperience in design and / or design management of offshore foundations (monopiles and jackets).Knowledge and experience of planning, managing and executing offshore foundation design contracts, design management, program management, cost and risk control.An understanding of relevant design codes and standards.Knowledge of integrated loads analysis, primary and secondary steel designs, corrosion protection systems, structural materials, welding, fatigue, bolt design, FE analysis, environmental loading, transport and installation, operation and maintenance. Desirable: Master's degree (Level 9), ideally relating to Offshore Engineering.8+ years of experience in offshore industry.Chartered Engineer status.Experience in design and / or design management of floating offshore foundations (semi-submersibles, barges, moorings, anchors, etc.)Experience with offshore structural inspections. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
My client is currently resourcing for a Principal HVDC Engineering Consultant. They are a global energy consultancy, powered by the expertise and experience of it's unique and diverse people. They unite to solve the energy industry's problems. Working collaboratively with their customers, rethinking how things are done to take on challenges, break down barriers, enable progress and deliver the energy transition. They bring energy, insight, and certainty, which when combined with their strategies, innovations, and knowledge, gives them the power to create change within the industry and really make a difference.TeamWithin the Renewables Team, my client is at the forefront of major international projects where they bring a unique, integrated perspective, specialist expertise and set of tools to advise and support offshore developers, governments, sector enablers and the wider supply chain on strategic, technical and commercial matters predominately in relation to offshore wind, interconnectors and subsea cable projects.RoleSitting within the Offshore Renewables Team, the Principal Consultant - HVDC Engineering will report to the Renewables Engineering Manager and will be accountable for the delivery of assigned HVDC engineering projects. You will be expected to provide technical expertise into ongoing projects, bids and proposals and to represent the company at client and stakeholder meetings as required.Primary Roles & Responsibilities Include Lead and provide HVDC engineering input into tenders and project deliverables.Liaise and collaborate with internal stakeholders such as TA's, SME's and other discipline Engineers.Support HVDC engineering deliverables such as early-stage feasibility studies, preparation of project specifications, design review and assurance, attend site for FAT's and pre commissioning and commissioning oversight.Provide HVDC technical guidance and advice to clients through project development, delivery and operations & maintenance. Requirements A Chartered Engineer with demonstrable HVDC engineering expertise and ideally experienced in the offshore sector and with a detailed understanding of engineering deliverables through project development, delivery and operations & maintenance.Be a recognised expert in industry with a detailed understanding of HVDC performance requirements, OEM equipment, installation and commissioning and associated UK National Grid and other European transmission standards.Ability to communicate at all levels in the organisation and to key stakeholders out with the organisation.An ability to interpret and manage multiple projects simultaneously whilst meeting programme requirements.Have an interest to actively develop external (client) and internal relationships and be prepared to take part in industry working groups such as CIGRE, IET and other professional bodies. Base LocationAberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow or London
Position Title: Senior/Principal Project Engineer, BESS ProjectsSupervisor: Director, Technical ProjectsLocation: Remote (USA)The client seeks an experienced Project Engineer, BESS Projects to manage, optimize design, and lead the execution of BESS (Battery Energy Storage System) projects. As a Senior/Principal Project Engineer, you will collaborate with project managers, construction managers, customers, outside vendors, AHJ, and consultants. As the client rapidly grows and delivers on more contracts worldwide, you will help document and build scalable processes, technology, and products.What you will do Be responsible for project execution, which requires a thorough understanding of scope, schedule, stakeholders, and keeping all parties in sync.Identify gaps in scope and responsibility and work with stakeholders to address them to ensure project success. This will require a comprehensive understanding of engineering, procurement, construction, and permitting processes.Apply engineering principles and consult subject matter experts, as needed, to identify issues and drive solutions on projects.Specify equipment for projects as required, including Transformers, Switchgear, protection solutions, etc.Interface with internal (project managers, product engineers, sales team) and external stakeholders (utilities, AHJs, contractors, end customers) to ensure consistent communication.Review project design documents including single line drawings, communication diagrams, layouts, equipment test reports, etc.Plan and lead BESS project commissioning.Provide constructive feedback to improve internal processes and products. What a qualified candidate should possess Bachelor's degree in Engineering (electrical or power system engineering) or equivalent experience5+ years of experience leading project design, preferably in the building of large power stations or PV or other utility-scale power projects3+ years of BESS or PV project experience, preferredPE certification or equivalent, preferredFamiliarity in permitting processes with local authoritiesProficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, up to 30%Comfortable in fast-paced, rapid growth environmentsA passion for sustainability, the client's mission, and vision is a bonus! At the client, they are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. They believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. They invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with their organization.
Spencer Ogden are partnered with a key client that are expanding rapidly with a range of projects and are looking to recruit Senior, Principal and Associate EIA consultants.This opportunity offers a competitive package with huge scope to develop personal and professional attributes.These positions can be based throughout the UK and Ireland and offers a hybrid working model with a chance to grow your project portfolio within renewables.Key responsibilities would include:Design, Planning and EIA: Appraising planning policy guidance and development control issues relevant to projects.Leading or supporting consent and EIA activities in offshore energy industry;Contribution to, or managing, preparation of Scoping Reports, ESIA Reports, HRA Reports, Marine Licences, European Protected Species Licences etc.;A background in consenting or environmental assessment for offshore energy projects, even if that is the associated onshore infrastructure, and a knowledge of associated legislationPreparing and submitting planning applications on behalf of clients potentially across different devolved regulatory systems; also undertaking post submission management of applications, submitting supplementary information and processing applications through a decision. If necessary, undertaking discharge of conditions and/or variations. If you have EIA project experience, a familiarity and experience with UK planning systems and an ability to lead, manage, facilitate, consult and participate comfortably, confidently and appropriately, then this could be a fantastic opportunity for you. If interested please apply via the link on this page with your up-to-date CV.For any questions, please reach out on:E: email@example.comT: 0141 212 4804*Location for this role is flexible, to all of the UK and Ireland*
SUMMARY The HV Project Engineer will provide engineering support to the E&C team, and is responsible for managing all stages of project design. This position reports to the Director of Engineering or anothersenior management personnel that the Senior Vice President/President of the Company may designate. This position may be expected to travel up to 25%.RESPONSIBILITIES- Manage all stages of project high voltage (HV) design, including conceptual and advanced systemdesign, observing regulatory codes, customer requirements, site visits, permitting and technicalsupport during construction phase;- Design and optimize HV engineering concepts for utility scale PV plants such as substations,transmission and distribution lines. interconnection switch gear, power transformers- Supervise PV plant interconnection in collaboration with the Project Manager during planning andconstruction to assure quality and execution according to schedule;- Prepare bidding documentation for project specific HV works and HV equipment;- Create, deliver, and maintain drawing packages and project documentation;- Manage and coordinate external resources such as engineer consultants, geotechnical andtopographic surveyors, other specialized professionals as needed in the design and commissioningof grid interconnection;- Direct internal and external designers and consultants in creating, delivering and maintainingdrawing packages and project documentation;- Work collaboratively with other operations team members on project execution and processdevelopment including project procurement, construction management, and project controls;- Develop and review project schedules, cost estimation, bill of materials, budgets, scopes of work,standards and quotes from suppliers and sub-contractors- Provide supervision to HV commissioning work- Coordinate with utilities and regulators for the interconnection process- Provide recommendations for continuous improvements in project designs, plans, processes andproduct development;- Lead the Project Engineering team in developing best practices for the HV engineering process ofutility scale PV plants- Assist with technical training for team members and new employees;- Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results;and- Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS- A degree in Electrical Engineering or another related engineering science- Minimum of 5 years of professional engineering experience in the power industry- Relevant work experience in the design and development of power plants- Willingness to travel, at least 25% of the time- Experience with AutoCAD (or equivalent)- Experience with power modeling (preferably with ETAP)- Strong in Microsoft Office Suite- Experience with Gantt charts (MS Project or equivalent)- Knowledge of relevant HV Codes and regulation- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player- Previous experience managing projects from initial design to installation and execution, preferred- Experience in permitting processes with local authorities having jurisdiction, preferred.
At our client, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.The Grid Integration group is responsible for siting and interconnecting our client's portfolio to transmission systems across the United States. The group consists of a Transmission Strategy team, Interconnection team, High Voltage Engineering team, and a Generation Modelling and Technical Compliance team.The primary responsibilities of this role are: strategic analysis of the interconnection procedures, queue and transmission system in a given RTO/ISO to formulate and steer greenfield project siting, and to then prepare and manage interconnection requests through to an Interconnection Agreement with the most favorable terms possible. The Interconnection Project Engineer supports the Manager, Interconnection (NY/NE, Regional Lead) on progressing projects through the interconnection process and working cross functionally with the broader Development Team to optimize the position throughout the development lifecycle.The preferred candidate has experience in: the preparation and review of interconnection requests; review and management of PSS/E and/or PSLF models; and participating in the management of solar, storage, and wind projects through the generator interconnection processes including negotiation and execution of Generator Interconnection Agreements. Additional responsibilities include monitoring the progress of required system upgrades and identifying creative mitigation solutions when needed within the applicable open access transmission tariff.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:The Interconnection Project Engineer will support all interconnection activities through the full life cycle of development and construction of projects. The position will support the NY/NE Manager, Interconnection and other internal stakeholders leading to the successful execution of both new and acquired projects across the United States. Some travel required (~15-20%).· Support greenfield development: review transmission system analysis, identify interconnection agencies and procedures, prepare and file interconnection requests including supporting internal and external parties on preparation of technical materials, provide viability feedback to the NY/NE Manager, Interconnection, and other internal stakeholders to support any financial and project approvals needed.· Interconnection study process: support the review and analysis of utility study reports; tracking and reporting results throughout process; support negotiation and execution of interconnection agreements and engineering and procurement agreements· Implementation of portfolio projects: assist internal groups to complete deliverables required by transmission owners to construct interconnection facilities including integrating schedules of Transmission Owner into project construction schedule.· Support project due diligence efforts, identify existing and potential red flags for project acquisitions and existing pipeline projects.Desired Skills and Expertise:· Familiarity with reviewing interconnection studies and power flow models. Experience running study models a plus.· Ability to analyze power flow and system impact studies for interconnection of utility scale solar, wind, and storage generating facilities.· Knowledge of System Impact Studies (SIS) and other interconnection studies and procedures for interconnection renewable energy generating facilities >10 MWac.· Understanding of electrical diagrams, preliminary site plans, and preparation of interconnection request packages for submittal.· Awareness of transmission systems and transmission expansion plans in US.· Knowledge of Open Access Transmission Tariffs and Generator Interconnection Procedures.Minimum Qualifications:· BS in Electrical Engineering or related field.3+ years work history in renewable or traditional energy development, utility generation development, or transmission planning. Previous employment or experience working at an Electric Utility, or consultants providing services within those footprints is strongly preferred.
We are seeking a dynamic and passionate SCADA Execution Manager to lead a team of SCADA Project Engineers. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the execution of the SCADA process on a variety of utility-scale and distributed generation (DG) renewable projects, including solar, wind, battery energy storage systems (BESS), and hybrid power plants. Working closely with various SCADA vendors, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams, you will ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced manager to manage a team and participate in the technical engineering aspects of SCADA design and integration.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Manage a team of SCADA Project Engineers: Oversee and provide technical supervision for the implementation of SCADA on multiple utility-scale renewable projects involving different technologies and architectures (solar, wind, BESS, hybrid, etc.). Project management: Maintain project awareness, mitigate risks, and assist in resolving technical and contractual challenges to ensure timely completion of the SCADA Scope of Work (SOW). Development of SCADA standards: Contribute to the development and maintenance of SCADA execution standards, including updating the SCADA SOW for submission with Request for Proposals (RFPs) to bidding EPCs. Standardization and process improvement: Establish standards and processes to ensure consistent execution of SCADA across multiple teams of SCADA Project Engineers. Team management: Effectively manage the SCADA Execution Project Engineering team, ensuring appropriate staffing levels for current and upcoming projects. Collaborate with the SCADA Development Engineer to assign projects to the suitable SCADA Project Engineers. Cross-team collaboration: Work closely with various teams, including Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Interconnection, Development, Array Engineering, and High Voltage Engineering, to provide SCADA expertise and advice in advancing projects through different lifecycle stages. Lessons Learned and continuous improvement: Participate in Lessons Learned discussions and incorporate feedback into future SCADA SOW documents and RFPs to address scope gaps and enhance project execution. While not directly involved in individual projects, you will engage in the following activities with SCADA vendors, integrators, EPCs, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams: Review internal exhibits and prepare Scopes of Work (SOW) for SCADA bids, clearly delineating responsibilities and identifying scope gaps.Review and approve proposals.Collaborate with Telecoms, Information, and Operational Technology teams to ensure appropriate equipment selection, project networking, and reliable connectivity.Collaborate with HV/Substation engineering and management teams to ensure proper substation SCADA and Meter Integration, including the development of conceptual meter schemes for revenue and control purposes.Collaborate with Array Engineering and management teams to ensure effective SCADA integration for BESS, inverters, trackers, meteorological sensors, and other relevant components.Review and approve IFA, IFP, IFC, and As-Built SCADA Design packages, encompassing bills of material (BOM) and SCADA system designs, device and network spreadsheets, block and network diagrams.Create and review point lists in collaboration with SCADA vendors, utilities/ISOs/PPAs, equipment manufacturers, and other subsystem integrators.Develop and review Power Plant Controller (PPC) control logic narratives and schemes to ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements, encompassing controls for MW Curtailment and Charge/Discharge schemes for BESS, Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR), Frequency Response, Substation Controls, PV-BESS Hybrid controls, PV Tracker Controls, and various other subsystems. Skills and Experience: 5+ years