Principal Geotechnical Engineer in ENG, London, United Kingdom

Job Overview:
 
The role is for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer with a market leading provider of Oil & Gas, LNG and Renewable facilities.
 
McDermotts engineering expertise extends around the world and across a variety of disciplines.  Our engineering services include conceptual design, feasibility studies, process design, front-end engineering and design (FEED), detailed engineering, project engineering, construction engineering, and installation engineering.
 
An opportunity has risen for a principal geotechnical engineer to join our Civil Engineering discipline, working mainly in the Oil & Gas and LNG energy sectors. The geotechnical and foundation wok handled by the Discipline includes design of deep and shallow foundations for onshore facilities but knowledge of offshore foundation design would also be beneficial.
 
Reporting to the Civil Discipline Manager you will be working in collaboration with foundation, structural engineers and other design disciplines to provide technical inputs to a multi-disciplinary project team.
 
You will be expected to produce accurate work, possess the required geotechnical skills to demonstrate a high level of knowledge and experience and participate in resolution of technical issues to ensure projects on-time delivery.
 
You should be a team player and able to work independently with minimum supervision, and possess good verbal and written communication skills. Provide leadership, mentoring and guidance to others.
You should be capable of providing technical input, services and leadership  to projects including geotechnical calculations, reports, drawings and other project documentation as well as being familiar with national standards and codes of practice e.g. Eurocode 7  etc.
 
The role is office based in London Paddington but occasionally short-term geotechnical field work supervision/participation may be required onshore or offshore
Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • The successful candidate should be able to:
  • Sound working knowledge and experience of ground 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 LNG/petrochemical plants
  • Geotechnical calculations and preparation of technical reports, specifications and contract documents
  • Interpretation of ground investigation data from site investigation
  • Derivation of soil  parameters for the foundation design of LNG & petrochemical plants
  • Calculations of pile capacity, pile group response, pile drivability, pile group efficiency, soil-pile-structure interaction analysis
  • Calculations of gravity base and shallow foundations bearing pressure, settlement, sliding resistance, retaining walls, horizontal-vertical-moment interaction
  • Earthwork design, specification and implementation
  • Seismic and dynamic soil structure interaction including machine foundations, seismic slope stability, and seismic hazard analysis
  • Geohazard assessment and recommendations for risk mitigation, ground improvement, liquefaction, scour.
  • Novel foundation concepts
  • Knowledge of offshore foundation design methods would be beneficial
  • Experience of numerical modelling and geotechnical software including FE analysis, SLOPEW, ABAQUS is preferred but not essential
  • Full familiarity with MS Word, Excel etc.
Basic Qualifications:
  • The successful applicant will have:
  • a degree in civil engineering or geology with a post -graduate qualification in geotechnical engineering (minimum MSc or equivalent)
  • minimum of 10 years of professional experience.
  • should preferably be a chartered engineer through the Institution of Civil Engineers. 
Company Overview:
McDermott is a premier, fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutionsfrom the wellhead to the storage tankto transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.
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