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Join us in this role where you’ll be responsible for delivering high-quality site characterisations and engineering soil properties for facility design, installation assessments, power cable engineering, and more. You’ll be deeply involved in various complex offshore wind farm projects on a global scale, where you’ll apply your experience and knowledge to scope, analyse, and interpret geotechnical in situ and laboratory test data. 

Welcome to Geotechnical Site Assessment 

You’ll be part of Geotechnical Site Assessment where you, together with your colleagues, will strengthen your skills in soil mechanics and site characterisation, challenge the status quo, and drive developments within applied offshore geotechnics forward. You’ll apply your skills to help design and build some of the world’s largest offshore wind farms. The team consists of many talented colleagues from around the world, who’re very passionate about their work and enjoy working together as a team.  

You’ll play an important role in:  

  • being the Geotechnical Site Assessment lead for a project from an early development phase through to construction 
  • planning and scoping phased geotechnical site investigation campaigns, where you’ll handle the technical management of such campaigns 
  • analysing and interpreting large geotechnical datasets to provide high-quality site characterisations and engineering soil properties for facility design and installation assessments 
  • reporting the engineering soil properties in a detailed, transparent, and consistent way through Geotechnical Interpretative Reports (GIRs) for obtaining certification and regulatory approval 
  • engaging with many different stakeholders, both internal (engineers, geophysicists, geologists, etc.) and external (contractors, academia, certifying bodies, etc.). 

To succeed in the role, you:  

  • have a master’s or PhD degree in geotechnical engineering or equivalent 
  • have several years of experience in site characterisation and analysis of in situ and laboratory testing results 
  • have a results-oriented approach to your work and show initiative and drive to ensure that things you’re responsible for are moving forward 
  • have a genuine interest in soil behaviour and in situ and laboratory testing 
  • have strong communication skills and speak and write English fluently. 

Join a world leader in green energy 

Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.  

Shape the future with us 

Send your application no later than 15 November 2020. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.  

Don’t hesitate to contact Kris Wessel Andersen, Manager, Geotechnical Site Assessment, by telephone on +45 99 55 10 71 if you’d like to know more about the position. 

For the UK, please contact if you’d like to request any flexibility or reasonable adjustments to perform in this role or for the application and assessment process. 

All UK-based positions will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening; further details will be given at offer stage.  

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