Fieldstaff Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Bristol, UK and worldwide
Working pattern: Permanent

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. 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 will involve significant travel around the world, with previous projects having been located in Europe, North and South America, West Africa and the Middle East. Projects primarily include offshore windfarm and offshore oil and gas infrastructure ground investigations.

The responsibilities for this role include:

  • Supervision of geotechnical investigations using a variety of in situ testing and sampling equipment
  • Logging of soil and rock samples in line with relevant BS, ISO and / or ASTM standards.
  • Processing PCPT data
  • Quality control and analysis of offshore data and data collection techniques (ensure compliance with specification and relevant industry standards)
  • Liaison with client representatives
  • Occasional offshore engineering analyses
  • Supervision and management of offshore geotechnical laboratory testing
  • Producing factual and interpretive reports - offshore and in UK office periodically.

The person

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

  • A relevant Bachelors degree in Engineering Geology, Geotechnics or Civil Engineering
  • Have an interest Offshore Geotechnical Engineering
  • Previous experience of site investigation an advantage, but not essential
  • 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, including knowledge of MS Word; Excel; and MS Project

Salary: Competitive

Required on the job training will be provided.

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

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.

No agencies please

published: 29 May 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.