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Lead Geotechnical Engineer

Job description

Are you looking for a new challenge in your career?

At WRS we are looking for a Lead Geotechnical Engineer in Offshore Wind for our client, who is a global consultancy company looking to expand their global offshore wind team. The role is a remote based role with attendance in the office for meetings. Office locations are London, Madrid, The Hague and Copenhagen. 

For this role the main responsibilities include:
  • Leading our geotechnical team on offshore wind project portfolio - from feasibility through to detailed design with diverse tasks such as geo survey specification, geotechnical interpretation and assistance in certification in one or more of the foundation types such as Monopile, jacket, Suction base, or GBS
  • Providing technical assurance on project deliverables related to geotechnical subject for OWF
  • Managing engineering delivery teams based in multiple countries/regions and ensuring that all design work under his control is performed, reviewed, checked and approved in accordance with the engineering procedures or when specified to a Project Quality Plan.

A successful candidate will possess the following:
  • A degree and chartered status in civil/geotechnical engineering (or equivalent)
  • Worked at the cutting edge of offshore wind design with a strong demonstrable track record in offshore wind geotechnical engineering
  • Geophysical including survey specification, sea mobility analysis, scour study, GIS modelling, geohazard analysis
  • Geotechnical planning including survey specification, geotechnical testing specification, 3D Ground modelling
  • 10 years experience
  • Deep knowledge of existing digital platforms for geotechnical design (GRLWEAP, Opile, Abaqus, ANSYS, Plaxis 2D-3D, Lpile etc…)
Location: London, Madrid, The Hague and Copenhagen
Experience:  10 years experience
Education Required: A degree and chartered status in civil/geotechnical engineering (or equivalent)
If you are interested in the role, please apply online or send your CV to