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3 months ago
SSE UK
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Category: Consulting Jobs
Location: Flexible, however with the requirement to work from Glasgow a minimum of 2 days a week.

Salary: £36,900 – £56,500 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

The Role

As Geotechnical Engineer, you’ll play key role within the Engineering Centre’s Civil Team providing geotechnical support to our offshore wind portfolio of projects.

You’ll have responsibility for assisting in the planning, execution, and delivery of various geo-engineering activities including geotechnical surveys, geophysical surveys, ground modelling, and interpretative works. You’ll also be accountable for the review of technical reports by third parties, including desk studies, cable burial assessments, foundation and substructure designs, leg penetration analysis, and more, whilst working to foresee and assess geo risk and communicate issues to non-technical colleagues.

Your Skills & Experience

In order to fulfil this role we expect you to have experience in the majority of the following areas:

-Offshore ground investigation and laboratory test scheduling, both standard and advanced.

-Interpretation of ground investigation results: unitisation, parameters identification, and design parameters profiles.

-Leg penetration and pile driveability analyses.

-Geo hazard identification and risk assessment.

-Offshore wind foundation design and an appreciation of the common design codes and standards.

You must be educated to a minimum of degree level in Civil, Geotechnical Engineering, or Engineering Geology and have a comprehensive understanding of legislation, design and operational standards. Chartered or close to sitting your Chartership Professional Review is essential.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be necessary, along with an innovative mind set, a flexible approach and the capacity to deliver high quality work on a consistent basis in a demanding environment.

Our Company

The Engineering Centre is a centralised function providing effective engineering and technology capability to support the safe operation of a diverse fleet of thermal generation, gas storage and renewable generation assets, whilst driving to secure sustained plant income through improved plant availability and performance.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 20th January 2019

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.resourcing.team@sse.com

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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