Senior Geotechnical Engineer | Subsea

Location: CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs Posted Date: February 13, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 2930162 Careermine Job Id: 1833827

Our client is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. They are renowned for their design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions-from the wellhead to the storage tank-to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today. Due the a recent project award our client is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to play a pivotal part in this major subsea project.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Sound working knowledge and experience of soil investigation methods (sample boreholes, cone penetration tests, pressure-meter etc.) with preparation of laboratory testing programmes for foundation design Preparation of scope of work of geotechnical and geophysical site investigations, laboratory test assignments for pipelines and subsea structures.
  • Meeting, coordination, and focal point for geotechnical issues to Subcontractor and Company
  • Geotechnical calculations and preparation of technical reports, specifications and contract documents
  • Interpretation of soil investigation data from site investigation
  • Derivation of soil parameters for the foundation design.
  • Calculations of pile capacity, pile group response, pile drivability, pile group efficiency, soil-pile-structure interaction analysis (T-Z, Q-Z, P-Y curves).
  • Calculations of gravity base and shallow foundations bearing pressure, settlement (immediate & consolidation), sliding resistance, horizontal-vertical-moment interaction, seismic bearing capacity, seismic settlement.
  • Evaluate geotechnical design issues in relation to pipeline design, e.g. pipe soil interaction, scour.
  • Provide technical inputs to a multi-disciplinary project team

  • A degree in civil engineering or offshore engineering with a specialization in geotechnical engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience.
  • Should preferably be a chartered engineer through the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Novel foundation concepts (shallow foundation design, pile foundation design and pile driving analysis)
  • Knowledge of offshore soil investigation, laboratory test interpretation.
  • Familiar with geotechnical software for instance GRLWEAP, Plaxis, OPile, etc.
  • Familiar with offshore geotechnical design codes for instance ISO 19901-4, API RP2GEO, DNVGL-RP-C212, etc.
  • A team player and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills

  • Global engineering company
  • Major subsea project
  • Key Senior position
  • Permenant full-time role
  • Competetive salary
  • Perth CBD location

To apply, please email your application to or contact Clint Allen on 08 6436 2900 for a confidential discussion.