Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Aberdeen, GB

Date: 04-Nov-2018

Location: Aberdeen, GB

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:21830
Location:Aberdeen : Kingswells Causeway (LR_L000092)
Position Category:Design Appraisal
Department:GB110021 : Compliance Design Appraisal (GB110021)
Position Type:Employee Regular
Education Required:See Job Description
Experience Required:See Job Description
Relocation Provided:

Location: Flexible (preferred locations Aberdeen or Southampton)

You will:

Reporting to the Geotechnical Team Leader, the key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Undertake design appraisal activities with respect to offshore & onshore foundations, anchors & pipelines to ensure compliance with specified rules, codes, Regulations, standards and specifications within agreed parameters including budget and contractual requirements;
  • Ability to perform geotechnical aspects of structural modelling using standard FEA packages such as SACS, USFOS etc.
  • To develop technically other employees, as appropriate and share information to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • To contribute to the preparation of bids and tenders for design appraisal projects.
  • To conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation and industry standards.
  • Actively participate in relevant training to pursue continuing professional development.
  • Assist in development of technical guidance notes, Technical work for papers to be presented at seminars and conferences, co-ordinate technology development projects within LR.
  • Ability to work on-site or offshore if required.

To be considered:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 5 to 10 years of relevant experience in offshore and/or onshore geotechnical engineering;
  • Experience in design & analyses of different foundation or anchor types including piles, shallow foundations, pipelines and anchors
  • Able to demonstrate ability to apply the basic principles of geotechnical engineering to a wide range of situations and to perform calculations either by hand or using software/spreadsheets.
  • Experience in using the main international codes and standards (e.g. ISO , API, Eurocode etc.).
  • Experience in using and interpreting the output of appropriate engineering software such as SACS or USFOS.
  • Effective communications in written and spoken English with the ability to prepare discuss and present deliverables to a client at a senior level.
  • Good communication skills (including technical report writing), the ability to work to tight deadlines and adaptability

General Requirements:

  • Preferably a higher degree (masters or PhD) specialising in geotechnics.
  • Preferably a Chartered Engineer and a member of a recognised professional body for example ICE or IMAREST (or working towards);
  • Strong technical and analytical skills;
  • Experience in geotechnical finite element software such as Plaxis or seismic design is desirable.

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