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    TypeExperiencedReference numberREF11485ALocationLondonApply now

The Ground Engineering Department have a very diverse range of projects that will support your development whilst enjoying a truly varied experience in the design of offshore wind farms.  We invite you as a geotechnical engineer into our team of engineers to contribute to our growing business in offshore wind. The intention is that you play an emerging key role in the delivery of the geotechnical aspects of offshore projects as you develop your skills and capabilities in offshore geotechnical engineering. The ideal candidate would be someone who has preferably completed at least an MSc in geotechnical engineering and has about 2 - 5 years’ experience. We are looking for someone who is chartered or has made significant progress towards chartership.Ramboll is the world leader in offshore foundation design and have performed designs for more than 40 offshore wind farms around the world. This encompasses more than 65% of all offshore installations in the UK, Denmark, USA, China, Belgium and many more. At the Senior Engineer level, you are expected to ensure the accuracy of technical deliverables and assist in the development of more junior staff. You would also be expected to be chartered or have made progress towards doing so. We will assist in providing the necessary guidance to staff to help deliver projects using the support mechanisms already in place and to progress in your personal development. If this sounds like you, or you’re curious to learn more, then this role could be the perfect opportunity. Join our Ground engineering department as our new Senior Offshore Geotechnical Engineer, Ground Engineering Department  and work with us to close the gap to a sustainable future.Your new role and team
Within the company you will be working alongside the rest of the Ground Engineering team, and teams of all disciplines nationally and internationally across the Ramboll Group. You are encouraged to publish quality papers based on research undertaken on projects or otherwise. You'll be joining a team of committed and self-driven professionals in a company with ambitious growth plans which is at the forefront of engineering excellence and that is responsible for some of the most exciting offshore projects in the world today. We offer an excellent benefit package and competitive salary along with great training and development opportunities. As part of a multidisciplinary project team, you will take on diverse tasks and responsibilities in international projects of varied complexity and scale, such as: 

  • Geotechnical design of offshore support structures including numerical modelling 
  • Planning and interpretation of offshore geotechnical site surveys 
  • Documenting project results as well as attending and conducting project meetings with clients 
  • Coordination of project developments in the bid and execution phases 
  • Management of the geotechnical discipline within projects 
  • Potentially people management responsibility 
  • Contribution to technical development 
  • Close cooperation with other locations across Europe, Americas and APAC 

About you
From the moment you start at Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you can continue to grow with the company. Whilst we look forward to supporting your continued learning and development, for this role we have identified some qualifications, skills, and capabilities that will set you up for success.These include:

  • Knowledge of interpretation of site investigation and laboratory testing for offshore projects
  • Knowledge of offshore foundation design and installation for the Oil & Gas or Renewable Energy industries. 
  • MEng in Civil Engineering / MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or similar 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English. 
  • Versed in the MS Office Suite of programs. 

The work we do within Ramboll is constantly evolving to meet the needs of the offshore wind industry. As such the ideal candidate will also have one or more of the following:

  • Experience in Finite Element modelling of geotechnical design problems
  • The ability to develop and execute well-structured code in Python, Matlab or other languages
  • A background in researching and developing novel solutions for design

What we can offer you
In Ramboll UK we offer a comprehensive choice of benefits to all our employees which enable you to have more control over your total reward package. This flexible benefits scheme gives you access to our online benefits platform from which you can choose appropriate benefits for you and is available 24/7 from any device. Some of the key advantages include: 

  • Flexible working hours 
  • Allows you to view your pension and core benefits details 
  • Take advantage of year-round deals, discounts and savings 
  • Choose from a selection of flexible benefits to enhance your package 
  • Maximise tax and National Insurance efficiencies through salary exchange 
  • Corporate negotiated policies and pricing 

You must have the right to work in the UK. Work at the heart of sustainable change
Ramboll is a global architecture, engineering, and consultancy company. We believe that the purpose of sustainable change is to create a thriving world for both nature and people. So, that’s where we start – and how we work. At Ramboll, our core strength is our people, and our history is rooted in a clear vision of how a responsible company should act. Being open and curious is a cornerstone of our culture. We embrace an inclusive mindset that looks for fresh, diverse, and innovative perspectives. We respect, embrace, and invite diversity in all forms to actively cultivate an environment where everyone can flourish and realise their full potential.Ready to join us?Please submit your application. Be sure to include all relevant documents including your CV, cover letter, etc.We recognize that some candidates only apply when they tick every box. However, passion and potential often outweigh a perfect resume and Ramboll’s supportive learning culture can help you grow. So if this role resonates with you but you don't meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply. You might be the perfect fit for this opportunity or another within our team.Deadline: 05.01.2024Thank you for taking the time to apply! We look forward to receiving your application.Ramboll in the United Kingdom
Founded in Denmark, Ramboll is a foundation-owned people company. Ramboll has a proven track record of sustainable and responsible business and is a top ten engineering and environmental and sustainability consultancy in the UK, with more than 1,500 employees across 16 offices working towards a more sustainable future. Ramboll experts deliver innovative solutions across Buildings, Transport, Environment & Health, and Energy. Strong values guide what we do and drive an inclusive, collaborative, and highly flexible culture that values people and ideas. Explore and nurture your own passion, expertise, and creativity at Ramboll through work that benefits our people, partners, nature, and society.An equal opportunity employer
Equality, diversity, and inclusion is at the heart of what we do. At Ramboll, we believe that diversity is a strength and that different experiences and perspectives are essential to creating truly sustainable societies. We are committed to providing an inclusive and supportive work environment, where everyone is able to flourish and reach their potential. We invite applications from candidates of all backgrounds and characteristics, in addition to the Protected Characteristics as set out in the Equality Act, (2010). As a Disability Confident Committed employer, Ramboll ensures opportunities are accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please reach out to our recruitment team to discuss any adjustments that you might require during the application process. We also know how important it is to achieve the right balance of where, when, and how much you work. When you join Ramboll, you’ll have the ability to work your hours flexibly through our positive and inclusive approach to work.