Geotechnical Engineer


Location: Bristol, UK
Working pattern: Full time, 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. 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 Geotechnical Engineers to join our expanding UK office in Bristol. The role involves office based engineering and reporting combined with offshore postings to site investigation vessels during project fieldwork.

The responsibilities for this role include:

  • Identifying technical requirements from scopes of work prior to project fieldworks
  • 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 degree in Engineering Geology, Geotechnics or Civil Engineering
  • Previous experience of site investigation an advantage
  • 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 ukcareers@horizon-geosciences.com 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: 14 July 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.