Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Join Seaway7 as Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Zoetermeer, Netherlands. Contribute to geotechnical design and installation for offshore wind projects, mentor junior engineers, and support global projects.

Subsea 7
Subsea 7
Zoetermeer, Netherlands  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   More than 3 months ago

We are Seaway7, a diverse group of team players, change makers and leaders in the delivery of fixed offshore wind projects. What we do, makes a difference to our planet and the future, by bringing sustainable, renewable energy to the world.

We are looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Seabed Intervention team at our office in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands. The Seabed Intervention team provides special engineering services on geotechnical installation and design aspects of wind turbine generator foundations (Monopiles, Jackets, Suction Piles), as well as engineering services for the protection and stabilisation of associated infrastructure, installed on and within seabed, such as cables, scour protection, subsea rock installation etc., to all Seaway7 departments and business units worldwide.

What will you be doing

The Senior Geotechnical Engineer will perform within the Seabed Intervention team, as responsible for the following:

  • Prepare of foundation installation methods/procedures, perform driveability assessments, leg penetration analyses, selection of installation equipment and noise mitigation measures, as well as assessment of geotechnical related risks.
  • Perform cable burial assessments, selection of trenching equipment, review of scour protection solutions, estimate associated ground risks and opportunities.
  • Prepare and review reports on Client’s documentation, in-house analyses, provide input and review in-house project procedures and design documents, in varying phases of project.
  • Prepare subcontractor scopes of work, review subcontractor and client provided procedures.
  • Contribute to internal and Client meetings.
  • Contribute to planning of Projects/Tenders including estimation of Resources needed per work Package.
  • Liaise with subcontractors, Clients and Seaway7 internally on technical and logistical project matters, including technical coordination of subcontractor scopes.
  • Provide support on site at offshore wind projects, or from office for ad-hoc questions, as geotechnical expert.
  • Support research and development within Seabed Intervention, contribute to expand of knowledge, (lessons learned, work standards) and to knowledge sharing.
  • Provide guidance to engineers with respect to field of expertise, and mentor junior Engineers.

What you will bring to the team

It’s the commitment and enthusiasm of our people that gives us our energy to create change and make an impact for the future. And we want you to bring your personality, skills, and experience, powering us to be leaders in fixed offshore wind.

  • A master’s degree or doctorate degree in civil/geotechnical engineering, with at least three to five years of geotechnical work experience in offshore structures (design and/or installation).
  • Understanding of geotechnical engineering perspective and interfaces with other disciplines within the context of the project.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills, approaching tasks in a structural and methodical manner.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong team player, willing to go the extra mile and able to work under tight deadlines if necessary.
  • Ambition to broad knowledge field and develop in career path.

At times, there may be specific qualifications we’re looking for, but we also recognise the power of transferrable skills, so if you feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience, we’re looking for, we want to hear from you.

What we can offer you

We offer the opportunity to create a future to be proud of, for generations to come. Whatever the role, wherever the location, everyone plays a part.

And when we say everyone, we mean everyone. Because we believe that it’s our team spirit that makes us special. Whether we’re getting stuck in, overcoming a challenge, or celebrating a success, we always do it together.

Alongside this, we’re continually creating the environment for you to be at your best – in and outside of work. This includes:

  • Career development – access to a range of learning opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development in various aspects and disciplines in Offshore industry.
  • Team – you will be member of a diverse and international team that is recognised for providing services and advise on topics that are of vital importance to project execution, with many opportunities to acquire work experience worldwide.
  • Flexible working – everyone has commitments, responsibilities, and passions outside of work. With a range of patterns available including hybrid, part-time or flexitime working, let’s discuss how we make time for what matters to you.
  • A holistic benefits package – we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of benefits that support your financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing.

The next steps

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  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • Include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors such as spelling mistakes.

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About the role

Dec 08, 2023

Full Time


Jun 05, 2024


Zoetermeer, Netherlands

3-5 years


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