• Key responsibilities:
    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 as required.
    Interpret and use offshore site investigation data and be able to integrate results into detailed design of subsea infrastructure.
    Undertake detailed design and installation of gravity base, driven & suction piled subsea structures, jack-up rigs and evaluate/recommend pipe-lay initiation anchors.
    Estimation of collapse load for foundations subject to complex loading, using limit analysis.
    Analysis and design of complex soil-structure interaction problems, using 2D and 3D finite element software
    Carry out soil/pipe interaction analyses, and support pipeline engineering and associated tasks such as installation analyses, stability analyses, buckling and walking assessment.
    Evaluate, through understanding of the nature of the various geohazards affecting a site and impact on the construction.
    Evaluate any associated financial / safety / quality implications to Subsea 7 due to general geotechnical issues.
    Take part of offshore assignments, such as the supervision of offshore site investigations, foundation installation, and pipeline trenching works as required.
    Contribute to Innovation and Technology Development related to soil/pipe and soil/structure interactions. Contribute to internal R & D activities relating to soil/structure and/or pipeline interaction.

Qualifications:
Master degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering with specialisation in Geotechnical Engineering.

Relevant working experience.

Familiarity with offshore design codes of practice.

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.