Fieldstaff Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Bristol, UK and worldwide
Working pattern: Permanent, project by project basis

About us

Horizon Geosciences provides comprehensive geotechnical investigation and geophysical survey services to the offshore industry to support every stage of the development of offshore and nearshore facilities. Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, and working through our regional network of offices the Company offers our full range of services around the world.

The role

We currently have vacancies for Fieldstaff Geotechnical Engineers to join our expanding UK operations from Bristol. The role involves field based assignments to our various site investigation projects in Europe and worldwide as well as occasional office based engineering and reporting

The responsibilities for this role include:

  • Identifying technical requirements from scopes of work prior to project fieldworks
  • Providing input to pre-project documentation and project planning
  • Supervision of geotechnical investigations using a variety of in situ testing and sampling equipment
  • Liaison with client representatives
  • Supervision and management of offshore and onshore geotechnical laboratory testing
  • Ensuring geotechnical data meets required specifications
  • Performing geotechnical engineering analyses for offshore structures
  • Producing factual and interpretive reports

The person

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, experience and skills:

  • A relevant Bachelors degree in Engineering Geology, Geotechnics or Civil Engineering
  • An MSc in an appropriate field would be an advantage
  • Should be interested in Offshore Geotechnical Engineering
  • Previous experience of site investigation an advantage, in particular in the offshore environment
  • Willingness to travel and spend periods of time offshore
  • Fluent in written and spoken English with foreign language ability an advantage
  • Strong teamwork and leadership abilities
  • Computer literate to an intermediate or advanced level, including knowledge of MS Word; Excel; and MS Project

Salary: Competitive

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining your experience to date and motivation for applying for this role together with your CV to with "UK Geotechnical Engineer Application" in the subject line.

Applicants must be in possession of valid documentation allowing them to work in the UK.

No agencies please

published: 05 April 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.