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Senior Offshore Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist

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The Opportunity:

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our established and growing Offshore design team in our London office. You will work with dynamic and vibrant colleagues spread across a range of disciplines including seismic engineering, structural engineering, nautical engineering, and maritime engineering to deliver a wide range of services We are looking to build their offshore capability to support a growing portfolio of projects related to the energy transition, including wind, CCUS/hydrogen, interconnectors, and geological disposal facilities (GDF) for radioactive waste. the candidate must be able to communicate, unlock reporting, and have a strong design focus and monitoring ability. The role is open to remote working for a couple of days a week and you can apply later for flexible work. To learn more about out team and culture, view the video below:


Duties will include:

As a senior engineer, you will be supporting, mentoring, and managing junior staff, assisting with their development, and ensuring delivery on niche projects.  You will work on and manage projects focusing on the energy and infrastructure sectors. You will collaborate and support a range of disciplines including seismic engineering, structural engineering, nautical engineering, and maritime engineering to deliver a wide range of services.  

You will also use these skills to characterize site conditions, design and analyse offshore foundations, and plan onshore and offshore site investigations. You will plan, manage, supervise, and interpret ground investigations and laboratory test results.

Desirable skills

  • Strong geotechnical design and strong offshore bridges/structures experience. 
  • Analytical skills, you will be able to prepare and present your work in reports or client-facing meetings clearly and concisely.
  • Communicative and engaging, you will be able to relay critical structural and seismic information to colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors and understanding of Geotechnics and dynamic loading.
  • Experience in the use of industry-standard numerical modelling software such as FLAC, LS-DYNA, and PLAXIS modelling dynamic soil-structure interaction problems.


Education MSc /Doctorate


Rewards and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

Different people, shared values.

At Arup, we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world.

At Arup, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. Our internal employee networks - BAME, Culture, Disability, LGBTQ+ and Women - provide a space for you to express your views and to make a positive difference - discover more about life at Arup here.

At Arup, we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best throughout your application.

At Arup, we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply, and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

What happens next?

If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.

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