Senior Geotechnical Engineer
- Location: London
- Salary: £65k per year
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 fields
You 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 interconnectors
The key requirements are:
Geotechnical design/survey/installation works for projects involving foundations and subsea structures
Team leader/PM on monopile design for OWT foundations, working together and jointly with the structural and geotechnical teams.
Scope of Responsibilities:
Safety and Environmental Related Tasks:
Safety, Health, Environment and Quality
Competencies & Soft Skills:
Structural/Geotechnical/Civil Engineering Degree, preferably with MSc or PhD in Geotechnical Engineering
Chartered Member of ICE is preferable. Also accepted if currently working towards similar schemes
Worked 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
As an Offshore Foundation Structural Assessment Senior Engineer F/M you will be involved in delivering multi-level ongoing projects in the offshore wind whilst looking at the wider renewable energy business in general, contributing and developing broader technical solutions for business.You'll be part of an enthusiastic and committed team of Engineers and Technicians to deliver high-quality output on projects. Client care and repeat business are crucial to success. This means you enjoy developing and nurturing relationships with clients.You will have a good understanding of the technical engineering requirements of offshore wind turbine structures. As an Offshore foundation structural assessment senior engineer, you will be Performing structural calculations mainly using the finite element calculation method (FEA) to include: Analysis of Structural ModelsMonitoring calculations and detailed drawingsSelection of load cases (environmental conditions, a turbine in production/shutdown, etc.)Post-processing of extreme loads and fatigueAnalysis of the results and recommendations on the designData flow managementEnsuring technical compliance with the relevant regulations and client specificationsCompletion and delivery of high-quality technical reports. and you will carry out the dimensioning of structures: In the pre-design, design, basic, and detailed engineering phases (typically offshore jacket/monopile wind turbine foundation).Analysis of structural designs and gradually develop expertise in a wide range of offshore structures including static & dynamic analysis, fatigue analysis, impact analysis, fracture mechanics, Finite Element Analysis, wave dynamics, seismic design, engineering materials, etc. The role is based in Nantes, France, and the incumbent will have the right to work and reside in France.In this hybrid role, you will have a defined work location that includes remote work from home, in the office, and offshore/on-site as agreed with your manager.Flexibility to working hours and willing travel locally and internationally may be required occasionally.What we are looking forWe are looking for a determined, results, and client-oriented professional with a supportive and global mindset, and excellent interpersonal skills. The successful candidate should be passionate about innovation, and progress and enjoys working in a dynamic and multicultural environment both independently and as part of a team. In addition, you: Hold a Master's degree (or equivalent):structural mechanics and/or solid mechanics.Have at least 3 years of experience in the offshore field (Wind or Oil & Gas) in the dimensioning of offshore foundation structures, mainly of the jacket or monopile type.Will have Knowledge of mechanical characteristics of metal/concrete/composite materials (RDM).Have an in-depth understanding of at least 1 of the following: ANSYS / SACS / ABAQUS / SESAM.Knowledge and/or practice of standards such as DNV-GL, IEC, API, AISC, and Eurocodes.Are fully proficient in English, and French is an advantage.Practice in code checking, yielding, buckling, and fatigue, in ULS, FLS, and ALS conditions could be an additional advantage.
Role I have an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to take up the role of Senior Grid Engineer for a leading global renewable energy developer. You will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of the grid connection package for Wind, Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage projects throughout their lifecycle.Duties & Responsibilities Manage the successful delivery of the grid connection package for Onshore Wind, Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage projects through their lifecycle;Provide technical support to project development and delivery teams relating to grid connection and electrical design.Support the development and construction teams with project design, procurement, feasibility assessments and in any other way relevant to grid connections;Identifying and mitigating project risks, advise the business on an ongoing basis about existing and anticipated grid – related liabilities and costs.Manage the delivery of works being undertaken by electrical and grid connection contractors;Act as the company’s interface with network companies (DNOs, TOs and the SO), engage as required to achieve successful outcomes;Work with Grid Connection Manager to develop and implement systems and process relevant to optimal delivery of grid services. Qualifications & Requirements Degree in Electrical EngineeringExperience delivering distribution and / or transmission grid connections for generation or demand projectsA good understanding of grid connection process, regulations and policy;Experience of working with network companies;Expert understanding of power systems and ability to undertake / review complex power system studies
The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following: Provide professional, cost effective and value adding electrical engineering services within Renewable Energy Business Units. The candidate should possess a strong knowledge of renewable energy and practical experience of managing connections to the Irish transmission system, and be well-versed in current Irish grid connection policy and regulation;Lead the delivery of project electrical engineering works and services. Manage the interaction with ESB Networks, Eirgrid, electrical & civil contractors, and other contractors and project stakeholders. Actively attend and participate in team meetings, site meetings and design meetings, to ensure projects are delivered on-time, on-budget and in line with statutory Health and Safety requirements. Lead and co-ordinate project energisations and construction related grid outages and manage grid code compliance testing associated with any new HV installation required to demonstrate compliance under the terms of its connection agreement;Lead engineering and optioneering processes of potential grid connection solutions for Renewable Energy projects. Prepare and procure analysis of the Irish Transmission system to identify the most feasible commercial grid connection options for live projects. Identify and apply Grid Code requirements to grid connection solutions, disseminate changes to Grid Code and connection policy to Renewable Energy Projects;Review and / or prepare technical project, tender and contract documentation to monitor, control and reduce cost. Monitor and analyse all elements of design, manufacture, processing, construction, operation, and maintenance to ensure delivery of current project requirements, including meeting obligations under any associated grid connection agreements. Identify and co-ordinate all stakeholders throughout project and service delivery to ensure that project and service key performance indicators are achieved. Enable sufficient, timely and appropriate information exchange between all stakeholders throughout project / service development and delivery to ensure that deliverables and KPI's are understood and any risks or opportunities are monitored and reviewed to achieve the best project / service results. Monitor against the project plan and take remedial action to recover project overruns to ensure cost effective professional engineering services are delivered;All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health, Safety and Welfare of themselves, fellow employees, and members of the public. Identify, understand, and apply all Health & Safety legislation and regulatory requirements as a fundamental element of any construction design or undertaking ensuring safety of employees and members of the public during construction, testing, commissioning and operation;Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team's, objectives. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes: Hons Degree (Lvl 8 FETAC) in Electrical Engineering essential; Post-Graduate (Lvl 9 FETAC) qualification in a relevant discipline would be an advantage for this role;7 years’ experience managing the grid connection process for transmission connected projects in the generator or utility sector; Significant technical experience of HV electrical design and consenting of 110/220/400 kV infrastructure, HV cable (≥ 110 kV) experience, verifying / approving third party design, contract Management, financial /cost management and project management required;Excellent technical report writing and communications skills essential; Proficient in AutoCAD and PSSE or other similar electrical design software would be an advantage
My Client is resourcing for a Solar Engineer, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a world leading company with an established and expert team. Projects are predominately located throughout the UK and Ireland. In this role you will act as Lead Solar Engineer in which you will take, Ownership of all generic technical documents relating to mechanical and electrical design. Work with the technical team, suppliers and sub-contractors in the development and delivery of technical solutions. Main duties of the role: Executing Utility Scale Solar projects, Energy yield and resource assessments Site layouts and optimisation, concept design and feasibility studies, Technical due diligence for Merger and Acquisition (M&A) transactions Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA) scopes of work Owner’s Engineering support, design reviews and site visits construction monitoring and witnessing of commissioning and testing Project management The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package. This is a great opportunity to work for a global leading solar team, being at the forefront of renewable energy transition.