Job details

£60k per year
Job Type
17 days ago


Reporting to the Survey and GIS Manager, the Surveys & Site Characterisation Associate will lead the marine site characterisation activities associated with the development phase of the Offshore Wind Farm project. The Associate shall ensure that good quality technical inputs are provided to internal and external teams when required, to inform the environmental impact assessment and the design of the substructures for the wind turbine generators and offshore substation platforms. The Surveys & Site Characterisation Associate will ensure that all data received is of the required quality, on time, and within budget. The Surveys & Site Characterisation Associate shall manage the internal storage site data, and be responsible for integration of geoscience data in the project Design Basis. Whilst also coordinating site investigations in relation to determining the seabed/ground and metocean conditions within the wind farm array area and offshore export cable route.


  • Providing technical support in the field of geosciences throughout the lifecycle of floating and fixed offshore wind projects
  • Developing the geotechnical and geophysical survey strategy alongside the senior design manager and GIS manager
  • Lead the implementation of survey strategy throughout the project
  • Create scopes of works for tendering the services from contractors and coordinate during execution of the survey campaigns, based on geotechnical and geophysical survey strategy. These are expected to include client representatives, geotechnical and geophysical surveys, data processing support
  • Planning technical support to help the process with implementation, contractor selection and management of geotechnical and geophysical site investigation contracts
  • Acting as the main point for contact with client representatives and survey contractors
  • Whilst supported from the corporate technical team manage the metocean/FLiDAR campaign
  • Manage the storage and distribution of survey data to and from internal/external stakeholders

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Degree in engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, civil engineering or equivalent
  • Proven experience in the field of geosciences applied offshore design and construction projects
  • Minimum 3 years experience in site characterisation activities in either offshore wind or oil and gas industries required
  • Experience of developing survey strategies
  • Experience in analysis and review of data obtained from geophysical and geotechnical surveys