Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer

Vattenfall

Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer

Salary Not Specified

Vattenfall, City of Westminster

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

Vattenfall is currently seeking a talented and experienced Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer with experience in designing offshore wind turbine foundations to join our team. As a Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer at Vattenfall, your primary responsibility will be to ensure that Vattenfall delivers geotechnical designs that are at the forefront of the industry. This way you will be able to ensure safe and optimized structures which will enable fossil freedom.

Be in your element with BA Wind

Our wind, solar and batteries business offers a unique opportunity to be in your element working to help harness the forces which will take us to fossil freedom.

As part of BA Wind you will play a key role in one of the most exciting pipelines in the industry with 24GW of capacity stretching out more than a decade ahead across our key European markets.

You won't only be involved in developing projects but pioneering cutting-edge innovation, new business models and ways of working with communities and the environment. Working as part of a leading European utility also means you could be helping a growing number of major businesses and brands achieve their own sustainability goals through partnerships.,

  • Provide technical support and guidance to project teams on geotechnical design issues

  • Develop and implement geotechnical design procedures

  • Participate in research programs to ensure Vattenfall stays up to date with the latest developments in the industry,

  • Lead and undertake foundation design tasks, specifically monopile foundations, using both PLAXIS and in-house developed tools

  • Make foundation installation analyses using both commercial and in-house tools

  • Prepare geotechnical design reports and other project related documents

  • Collaborate with other disciplines, including structural, Loads and Site investigation, The location of this position is our office in one of the following locations, Kolding, DK, London, UK, Hamburg, GE or Amsterdam, NL.

    A master's degree in Civil Engineering with a geotechnical specialization,

  • 5 to 10 years of relevant experience in geotechnical engineering,

  • Experience with offshore foundation design, preferably including monopile design experience,

  • Experience with foundation design using software similar to PLAXIS,

  • Proficiency in programming in MatLab and Python for interfaces with design software.

  • A proactive and outgoing mindset, ability to take ownership over tasks and ensure timely delivery.

  • Familiarity with relevant codes and standards (e.g. API, DNV or ISO).

  • Effective communication skills in English, both written and verbal.

  • The ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment.


  • If you are a motivated Geotechnical Design Engineer with a passion for renewable energy, implementing the latest state of the art methods for foundation design. And if you believe that you can be part of optimizing the foundations for tomorrows offshore wind farms we want to hear from you! Join our team at Vattenfall and contribute to our mission of creating a sustainable energy future.

    Vattenfall is a leading European energy company driving the transition to a sustainable energy system. We have been electrifying industries, powering homes and transforming life through innovation for more than 100 years and now have a mission of working for fossil freedom. We employ around 20,000 people mostly in our core markets in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the UK., The security of Vattenfall and its employees is essential. For that reason, a pre-employment screening will be part of your recruitment process. The screening is based on the role you will fulfill within Vattenfall and will be performed by a third party, Validata.

    Since Vattenfall is a part of the Swedish critical infrastructure, many of our services are security classed. If this position is security classified the final candidates might be subject to a security vetting process, according to Swedish legislation.

    Looking for a role where your superpowers can be leveraged to the maximum and with limitless opportunities for growth?

    The scale and ambition of our wind, battery and solar business means you can really find your element with us. We'll also provide you with all the learning and development you need to expand your horizons.

    We strive to be the best place to work in the industry with highly competitive pay and conditions and an open, supportive culture. A commitment to a healthy work-life balance aims to ensure everyone plays to their strengths, whatever their background and experiences.

    You will be part of a growing team of 1,700+ colleagues from 50+ nationalities where our positive approach to diversity is reflected in the fact that more than a quarter of staff are women.