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  • Job reference: RMS0103781

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/12/2011
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The Company:
Our Client is a worldwide contractor providing engineering, construction and services to the offshore energy industry.

The Role:
We are looking for an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to be based in Aberdeen.

• Be part of a specialist geotechnical discipline, servicing the geotechnical and trenching needs globally
• Be a geotechnical focal point for tenders and projects
• 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, piled & suction piled subsea structures and evaluate/recommend reeled-pipe-lay initiation anchorages
• Evaluate geotechnical design issues in relation to pipeline design, including installation, in-place and decommissioning
• Understand general geotechnical issues and evaluate any associated financial / safety / quality implications
• Act as Offshore Representative on site/route investigations and on trenching campaigns
• Contribute to internal R & D activities relating to soil/structure and/or pipeline interaction

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Candidates must either be Degree qualified in an applicable engineering or geology related discipline should have demonstrable experience as a Geotechnical Engineer

It is essential that candidates have experience with foundation design to API, DNV & Eurocodes as well as knowledge of subsea trenching equipment and its performance.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
You must be good at problem solving and have a pragmatic approach to geotechnical design and installation related issues.
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