Base Location: Flexible UK
Salary: £38,600 – £58,000 depending on skills and experience + car / cash allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available
What is the Role?
As Geotechnical Project Engineer, you’ll play a key role in our Engineering and Innovation Centre’s Structures Team providing geotechnical support to our offshore wind portfolio of projects. You’ll be accountable for assisting in the planning, execution, and delivery of various geotechnical activities including geotechnical interpretative and foundation design processes. You’ll be responsible for the review of technical reports by third parties, including feasibility studies, geotechnical design basis’, foundation & substructure designs, and more.
What do I need?
We are looking for someone who is educated to Masters degree level in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology and have an understanding of the guidance, standards, and legislation relevant to offshore wind development. Chartered or close to sitting your Chartership Professional Review is essential.
Due to the nature of this role, we also require you to have experience in the majority of the following areas; in order of relevance and importance to the role:
– Offshore wind foundation design and an appreciation of the common design codes and standards
– Interpretation of ground investigation results: unitisation, parameters identification, design parameters profiles, and development of Geotech Design Basis documents.
– Offshore ground investigation and laboratory test scheduling, standard and advanced.
– The design and decision-making process for Large scale projects involving international multi-disciplinary teams.
– Geo hazard identification and risk assessment.
– Leg penetration and pile driveability analyses.
– The verification process through certification agencies such as DNV-GL and Lloyds register.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential, as will an an innovative mind set, a flexible approach and the capacity to deliver high quality work on a consistent basis in a demanding environment.
A degree of travel will be required; therefore, you should have a full and valid driving license.
About our Business
SSE Renewables is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy, with growth ambitions to treble our renewable energy output by 2030. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets across the UK, Ireland and internationally.
As our ambitions and projects grow, so do our teams, meaning we can offer a great selection of opportunities, training and development to support your career.
Life at SSE
If you’re considering a career with us, you’re probably wondering what’s in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we’re proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.
At SSE we’re proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.
SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.
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Before commencing employment with SSE, you’ll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.