Geotechnical director (offshore wind)
- Location: France
- Salary: Market related
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.
Managing 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.
Minimum 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.
Offshore Wind technical manager Spencer Ogden is looking for a highly motivated and skilful professional to strengthen its client's offshore wind project development team in Korea.Role description:· Manage the technical issues and communicate with the technical team , e.g. management of all technical functions and work; focal point for technical discussions and its commercial impact; resource planning· Responsibility for definition, optimization and integration of the project design with due regard to the project commercial drivers, schedule and budget;· Manage the engineering input into the Project Description, Pre-FEED, permits and statutory consents during the project development phase· Deliver the project design basis at appropriate stages through the project· Promote a consistent and inherently safe design, and ensure that design safety risks are demonstrable. Log any residual hazards for future transfer to the relevant project phases.· Ensure design integrity, compliance and technical risk management in line with applicable regulations.· Input to negotiation strategy with suppliers, creation of necessary pre-bid tender documents and its offers, approval of engineering documents and invitation to tender technical specifications· Oversight and responsibility for maintenance of data about project site conditions and GIS information· Development supporting of project schedule, technical risk evaluation & mitigation and oversight of technical LCOE & innovation measures.· Support collation of relevant cost inputs for technical elements of the project (e.g. CAPEX and OPEX);· Contribute to bid strategy and development of technical requirements of initial work packages such as; preliminary site investigations, technical solution scope (incl. options like battery, green hydrogen, innovation).Desired qualifications:· Engineering (civil/ mechanical / electrical) or other technical university degree· At least 5 years of relevant experience in development & construction of offshore wind or large infrastructure projects· Strong track record in successful engineering management and good knowledge of offshore wind development areas and their interdependencies.· Results-oriented and Commercial mindset, ability to analyse and summarize complex development topics and aggregate decision-relevant information to convey messages clearly and concisely.· Proven experience, ability to build and develop high performance teams and to motivate, acting comfortably in cross-cultural teams, collaborating across country boundaries with a sense of diversity and inclusion· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with people on different levels of hierarchy, different backgrounds and cultures, must be a team player.· Excellent understanding of technical analysis and specifically of competitive drivers that can help winning projects in very competitive tender environments· Interdisciplinary project management experience· Sound understanding of Korean offshore wind market dynamics & market specific challenges incl. local regulation impacting technical design parameters· High degree of specific offshore wind expertise (technical, development, project management and commercial)· Fluent in spoken and written English and Korean
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.
This Senior level role will report into the Head of Renewables and MD. The key aims of the role are: Develop the sales pipeline of Global Offshore Renewables, with a main focus on the UK and to develop the USManaging key accounts and developing business at Project, Country and International level.Develop detailed design opportunities in fixed, floating and OSS.Provide front line business development engagementAssist with development of proposals and conversion of contracts Required competencies and skills: Essential: 5+ years experience in Renewables, specifically Offshore WindAbility to travel nationally and internationally on a regular basisDemonstrated ability to generate a multi-million pound pipeline of workSenior level capability and ability to support clients at senior and international levelCommercial and contractual awarenessTeam player, self-starter and problem solverFull and valid driving licence 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.
Spencer Ogden is recruiting for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer.This is an oppurtunity to work for a industry leading renewbale energy consultancy with decades of expertise in the industry. As the Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will be directly working offshore wind projects and provide geotechnical input in the design and consultancy work in the Team. You will also have the opportunity for personal development in a range of fieldsYou will work with dynamic and vibrant colleagues spread across a range of disciplines including seismic engineering, structural engineering, nautical engineering, and maritime engineering to deliver a wide range of services We are looking to build our offshore capability to support a growing portfolio of projects related to the energy transition, including wind, CCUS/hydrogen and interconnectorsThe key requirements are:Geotechnical design/survey/installation works for projects involving foundations and subsea structuresTeam leader/PM on monopile design for OWT foundations, working together and jointly with the structural and geotechnical teams.Scope of Responsibilities: Experience with geotechnical/geophysical data and geotechnical interpretative reports (GIR). Experience managing geological/geotechnical ground models is an advantageLeading the work packages of geotechnical engineering on offshore wind project portfolio - from feasibility through to detailed design with diverse tasks such as geo survey specification, geotechnical interpretation and assistance in certificationProviding technical input on project deliverables related to geotechnical subject for OWFAssisting/leading working groups for developing new geotechnical engineering delivery digital toolsDeveloping new technique / technology in geotechnical engineering related subjects.Offshore foundation design experience (monopile, Jacket, GBS) and load iteration analysisSupport on issues related with cable burial and OWF constructionKnowledge on construction and installation methods of OWT/platformGood understanding of advanced laboratory tests specification (e.g. Cyclic TX/Cyclic DSS, ring shear, resonant column tests)Occasional work as offshore vessel representative as required (less than 4 months per year)Support in proposals to secure additional geotechnical works Safety and Environmental Related Tasks:Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Ensure their work implements adequate Health, Safety and Environmental work practices, procedures and methods to meet all statutory requirements and the Company SHEQ Management System. Competencies & Soft Skills: (Essential) Good working knowledge of applicable regulations, codes of practice and standards, particularly for OWF and O&G projects(Essential) Piled foundation design experience is preferable, including familiarity with state-of-the art 3D FE design methods (PISA or equivalent)(Essential) Advanced level of understanding of geotechnical issues for OWF(Essential) Good written and verbal communication skills(Essential) Motivated, team work(Essential) Attention to details(Preferable) Awareness of applicable developing geotechnical engineering technology and analysis techniques/methodologies(Preferable) Experienced with proposals and CTR preparation(Preferable) Senior or principal experience in geotechnical engineering Qualifications/Experience:Structural/Geotechnical/Civil Engineering Degree, preferably with MSc or PhD in Geotechnical EngineeringChartered Member of ICE is preferable. Also accepted if currently working towards similar schemesWorked on offshore wind development projects with input for geotechnical engineering in one or more of the foundation types such as Monopile, jacket, Suction base, or GBS
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 - Principal Geotechnical Engineer.Location - Edinburgh, 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.
Working for a consultancy with offices in London and Glasgow you will:Understand and interpret client's needs, clearly communicating client's goals to internal and external stakeholders, as well as be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of Advisory Services and one-off projects on behalf of clients including due diligence, owners engineering and general technical mission, You'll support our growth and cost reduction target and undertake technical, project management, commercial and customer-facing activitiesAs well as: Prepare & deliver presentations and reports for Asset Management team and/or clients Ensuring that appropriate contracts are agreed with clients and time and cost is accounted for appropriately within the businessEnsure project deliverables stay on time, on target, and on budgetSupporting the development of proposals to secure new workResponsibility for the financial performance of any projects managedMentor and support less experienced team membersFor this role we are looking for:Experience Previous demonstrable experience in performing owners engineering, due diligence, technical advisory and/or consultancy activities in the wind energy field Similar consultancy or in-field experience with battery storage systems would be considered advantageousManaging budgets and project costsContract specification review and preparationQualifications Degree or equivalent experience in an Engineering or relevant Business / Commercial discipline Valid driving licence for use within UKKnowledge Understanding of technical aspects of wind infrastructure projects Knowledge of wind systems and optionally battery energy storage systemsUnderstanding of commercial aspects of renewable energy infrastructure projects (including project finance)Skills Proven ability to produce clear written reports and communicate verbally in English Strong commercial and contractual awarenessWillingness to travel
Looking for your a new career as a Wind Technician? Look no further! My client is currently looking for profiles who are interested in the Renewable Energy Sector, and develop them into Wind Turbine Technicians. This is a fantastic opportunity, not only to get into an exciting career within the renewable energy sector but to also work for one of the biggest companies in the world. You must have the following: You have either completed your vocational training in an electrical engineering trade (electrician, power plant electronics engineer, industrial mechatronics engineer), or you are a vehicle mechatronics engineer (with training in electrics), or you have completed training in a mechanical or handicraft field, with a strong interest in undertaking further training in the electricity sector, or with career experience as a service engineer in the wind sector.A team player, interested in personal and career developmentHighly flexible, able to cope with pressure, motivated and willing to travel within the country to support another service centerA well-developed quality consciousness and responsibilityAble to work at heights (certification undertaken by GE if not available)Unlimited working permit in EUFluent knowledge of French, basic knowledge of English and Class B driving license are essential requirements If you are interested please reach out to email@example.com
Looking for your next Wind Technician contract? Look no further! We have a 3-6 month contract available in Lopeno, Texas with a large and reputable energy company. The perfect opportunity to continue adding to an awesome resume! $25-$30/HR DOE; Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits included! Must Haves: 3 year diploma in a technical program or equal experience3+ years of MV/VH voltage applicationProficiency in assembly and monitoring of substationsTroubleshooting and maintenance of equipment including but not limited to: electrical control circuits, transformers, high voltage breakers and collection linesStrong communication skillsValid US passport
Job Title: Offshore Substation Package ManagerLocation: TaiwanOverview:We are seeking an experienced Offshore Substation Package Manager to join our team on a major offshore wind project in Taiwan. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the delivery of the offshore substation package, including engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, and commissioning activities. The Offshore Substation Package Manager will ensure the project is delivered safely, on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.Responsibilities: Manage the delivery of the offshore substation package, including engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, and commissioning activities.Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and resource plans for the offshore substation package.Manage the interface between the offshore substation package and other project packages, including the turbine supplier, export cable supplier, and onshore substation supplier.Ensure all offshore substation package activities are performed safely and in accordance with project health, safety, and environmental requirements.Manage and report on the progress of the offshore substation package, including preparation of progress reports for the project management team.Ensure that all technical requirements of the offshore substation package are met and that the package is delivered to the required quality standards.Manage the offshore substation package team, including technical specialists, project engineers, and document controllers.Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including the client, suppliers, and contractors. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field.Minimum of 10 years' experience in the offshore wind industry, with at least 5 years' experience in offshore substation package management.Strong project management skills, with experience managing large, complex projects.Experience managing interfaces between project packages and stakeholders.Good understanding of offshore wind industry standards and regulations.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Strong leadership skills, with experience managing multi-disciplinary teams.Fluent in English and Mandarin.
Spencer Ogden are exclusively partnered with this established Offshore Wind Engineering Consultancy.Job Overview: The Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer will work on engineering and consultancy assignments for offshore wind farm on a global basis and with a special focus on the Irish offshore wind market. The Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer will be responsible for leading teams to deliver complex geotechnical engineering projects.The successful candidate will share a responsibility for meeting our ambitious growth objectives in the rapidly growing renewables business. Our team members and colleagues worldwide will support you to be part of the exciting movement in the dynamic wind industry.Are you ready to contribute your expertise in our goal, to transition Ireland to green energy?Key Responsibilities and Duties: Lead and manage geosciences work packages for offshore wind developments, through coordination with the geoscience package management lead, including but not limited to: Strategy and management plan preparationDevelopment of survey specificationsPreparation of procurement documentationTender management and evaluationSurvey managementData and package interfaces managementDeliverables review, ensuring all deliverables are provided in compliance with approved instructions, procedures and policies. Receive and respond to enquiries of a geoscience nature relating to prospects in Ireland and prepare tenders and proposals as required, with support from the ground Geoteam as required. ???????Contribute to the review of geotechnical designs, method statements and submissions by third parties to ensure geotechnical issues are accounted for.Support a variety of engineering analyses including foundation design, leg penetration/extraction analysis, drivability analyses, geotechnical interpretations and cable route assessments.Contribute to the operations in the wider group Geoteam, which may include provision of line management, coaching and mentoring of junior engineersTake a lead in business development activities.Attend conferences, write and delivering technical papers, represent OWC and promote our skills and competencies in the offshore wind sector. Requirements: Engineering and or Geology degreeAt least 3 years' experience as a geotechnical engineer in the design and management of geosciences aspects within the offshore wind industry.Excellent geotechnical engineering knowledge with experience in managing small teams to deliver projects for clients.Ability to co-ordinate, direct and lead projects and work under own initiative with minimum supervision.Experienced in the scoping, management, supervision and interpretation of offshore site investigations.Experience of jack-up leg penetration analyses.Ability to undertake scour assessments, pile drivability and leg extraction analyses.Good technical knowledge of offshore design and construction.Familiar with commercial and contractual issues and able to provide guidance to clients.Good sales and business development techniques and be competent in marketing the capabilities of the companyCapable of seeing new business opportunities and pursuing these with existing and future clients.Proficient in French, German, Polish, Japanese or another language is an advantage. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.