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We believe we can change the world—through unmatched engineering and the very best teamwork. We're offshore wind engineering experts, designing the global transition to green energy. 

Wood Thilsted is a purpose-driven company. Our engineering skills help us speed up the transition towards a greener planet, with the wellbeing of our employees being just as vital. People and planet go hand in hand – we’re here to look after both.

Through better, greener design, we’re out there optimizing wind farms to limit their carbon footprint. So far, we’ve been successful in attracting the most competent and experienced design specialists in the world – people passionate about working in the wind industry. It’s a global operation. We currently have projects in Asia, North America, and Northern Europe. And we’re growing. There’s now more than 170 of us, working in the UK, USA, Denmark, Japan, and Taiwan. 

 As a company, we strive for two things: technical excellence and providing the best overall value to our clients. As a culture, we’re about sharing knowledge, having trust in each other, and having a great social atmosphere. It’s fair to say Wood Thilsted is a special place to work. It’s something we’re really proud of.

 So, with the continued success and growth of the company, we’re now on the lookout for a Lead Geotechnical Engineer. Are you looking for a new challenge? An environment where you can develop your skillset and be a part of a growing geotechnical team?

Areas of responsibility: As a Lead Geotechnical Engineer, your main objective will be to provide high-quality geotechnical support to our clients in the offshore wind industry.

Typical areas of work are likely to include: 

  • Due diligence and site selection for offshore wind farms.
  • Input to site characterization including geotechnical interpretation.
  • Soil structure interaction and geotechnical foundation design.
  • 3D finite element modelling.
  • Foundation installation assessment.
  • Scour assessment and scour protection design.
  • Review technical analyses and reports prepared by others.
  • Technical lead on projects from concept stage through to detailed design, including support to certification process.
  • Liaise with clients and maintain our strong network within the industry.

There may be some travel in Northern Europe, North America, or Asia in relation to your work. Opportunities for short- or long-term postings abroad may be a possibility.

Your background: You should hold a master's degree in civil or geotechnical engineering or equivalent. You should thrive in an international environment and speak and write English fluently. You have a strong drive and take initiative and responsibility for your projects, and you are motivated by creating excellent results through teamwork.

Furthermore, it is advantageous if you: 

  • Have proven experience in delivering large, multi-disciplinary offshore wind projects, preferably with strong technical geotechnical focus.
  • Have experience with design of monopiles, pin piles and suction caissons.
  • Have ambitions to lead and continue development of our technical capabilities. 
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with clients and other stakeholders effectively.
  • Have minimum 8+ years of relevant experience as a professional engineer.

This position is available in Warsaw; Poland, Copenhagen, Aarhus, Vejle, Denmark; Bristol, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

In return, we can offer you:

  • Great base salary, health and life insurance and a great pension (as well as some extra office perks)
  • flexible working hours and locations
  • excellent opportunities within exciting projects
  • on-the-job training
  • access to further learning
  • a chance to deepen your expertise
  • a diverse, inclusive working environment and friendly working culture (amongst 25 different nationalities)

Apply: Please apply using the link: where you will have the opportunity to upload a CV and enter your details for consideration.

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