Geotechnical Manager

Business Sectors: Offshore Wind
Sectors: Employment Type: Permanent Country: Japan

Taylor Hopkinson have been retained to search for and select a Geotechnical Manager to be responsible for providing geotechnical engineering advice for all offshore infrastructure including substation and turbine foundations, topsides, meteorological mast and cable laying for a major Offshore windfarm project which is currently in the development phase.

The Role

  • Assist Engineering team in supporting the development, operations and commercial teams in the delivery of large scale offshore wind projects.
  • Provide geotechnical engineering advice for all offshore infrastructure including substation and turbine foundations, topsides, meteorological mast and cable laying.
  • Involved at all stages of project delivery including development, design, fabrication, installation, commissioning and monitoring.
  • Collate technical specifications and assist in providing technical direction for geophysical/geotechnical investigations to obtain required soil data for the design.
  • Assist in the identification and assessment of suitable technology and optimisation of solutions to achieve a safe and economical design.
  • Review the interpretation of geophysical and geotechnical data and the specification of design parameters to integrate results into foundations design.
  • Develop procedures and standards to optimise geotechnical design.
  • Involved in technical bid reviews and tender evaluations for numerous survey, design and construction packages.
  • Provide geotechnical support during ongoing maintenance contracts.
  • Manage inspection and commissioning of structural/geotechnical aspects of all offshore plant.

The Requirements

  • An academic background with a degree in civil/geotechnical or geological engineering.
  • Chartered or working towards this status.
  • Experience of foundation design and interpreting geological data in an offshore wind environment.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Ability to re-locate to Tokyo.

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Neil Brown

Neil Brown

+44 7710 074 615

neil@taylorhopkinson.com