Geotechnical Engineer – Offshore Wind Project

Project details

Offshore wind farm

Role Definition

In the frame of our project developments in the Offshore Wind Market we are currently looking for a Geotechnical Senior Engineer.

Reporting to the Design and Analysis section of the Engineering Department, your main activities will be the followings :

  • Be the focal point for geotechnical engineering on tenders and projects for the Oil&Gas and Renewable markets
  • Evaluate the quality of available site investigations on tenders and projects, and be capable of specifying and supervising complementary site investigations when needed
  • Perform the interpretation and the use of site investigation data in the detailed design of subsea structures
  • Undertake the detailed design and installation analyses of different types of offshore foundations such as gravity base, suction piles, and piles
  • Carry out soil / pipe interaction analyses, and support pipeline engineering for associated engineering such as installation analyses, stability analyses, buckling and walking assessment
  • Participate in the development of mitigation solutions for pipelines against stability issues, walking and buckling phenomenon when identified,
  • Understand the nature of the various geohazards affecting a site and evaluate their impact on the construction
  • Take part of offshore assignments, such as the supervision of offshore site investigations, foundation installation, and pipeline burial works
  • Participate to the development of Subsea 7 in the offshore renewables
  • Contribute to Innovation and Technology Development related to soil / pipe and soil / structure interactions.

Qualification

The candidate should have a strong academic background and a minimum of 5 years of experience acting as a geotechnical engineer in an engineering consultancy environment.

Qualifications :

  • Master degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering with specialisation in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Relevant working experience
  • Experience of the specification and supervision of offshore site investigations.
  • Experience of the design of foundations types including driven piles, monopiles, spud-cans, suctions caissons and gravity bases.
  • Experience of pipeline routing studies and near-mudline geotechnical characterisation studies would be beneficial.
  • It is essential that candidates have experience with foundation design to API, DNV & ISO standards.
  • It is essential that candidate have previous experience of geotechnical engineering and subsea trenching equipment and its performance.
  • Experience with Visual Basic for Applications or Python programming is desirable, but not essential.

Personal skills :

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Creative problem solving – able to suggest and develop new methods and ways of working.
  • Understanding of clients’ needs and ability to suggest and apply fit for purpose solutions.
  • Sound communication skills able to communicate ideas and results to various stakeholders (both in written reports and in meetings, presentations etc.)
  • The ability to work in a team as well as individually with a minimum of supervision.

Conditions

Location : based in Genova, remote possible

  • Start as soon as possible
  • Location: Genova or Remote work
  • Country: Italy
  • Contract type: CDI
  • Seniority level: Senior Engineer
  • Field of activity: Offshore Renewable Energy

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