Associate Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 16 February 2024
Contact NameNic Yates

Job description

Job Description

Chance to join a large renewable business with over 20,000 employees in over 30 countires.
By joining our team in Renewables you will have the opportunity to:

-Oversee and develop onshore facilities for offshore wind projects, including landfall, cable routing / overhead line, onshore substations, connection to grid.

-Provide ongoing expert support in project execution and operations throughout lifecycle.

-Contribute to the development of category strategy and supplier relations for the onshore scope.

-Follow-up Contractor(s) to ensure design deliveries are in line with scope of work, budget, and schedule. Provide Contractor(s) with input, clarifications and maintain contact as necessary.

-Build competitive project deliveries through value optimization and standardization.

-Capture learnings and data across the project portfolio (both technical and commercial).

-Deliver product scope as an integrated part of projects, incl. technical product concepts, recommended suppliers and ways of working.

-As Principal Engineer within either the civil, geotechnical or tunnelling discipline, you will join our Electrical System Infrastructure Product Line (ESI), a newly established team within the renewables business unit. The engineering scope includes site selection and preparation (hydrology, geotechnical surveys, landscaping, etc), rock blasting, caverns and tunnels, foundations, roads, quays, piles, steel construction, concrete construction, architecture, etc. Utilising your specialty. You will provide support for all phases of works, from early phase design through to construction and commissioning.


Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering discipline. Relevant experience may compensate for lack of formal education.

  • Extensive relevant technical experience and competence within the field of civil engineering, tunnelling or geotechnics for large-scale multi-discipline construction projects.

  • Experience from offshore wind and renewable energy – this would be advantageous, however not essential as we encourage applicants with a broad set of backgrounds to apply.

  • Good knowledge of national and industry standards, knowledge of regulatory requirements an advantage.

  • Experience working in multidiscipline teams and handling interfaces.

  • Engineering experience with a good understanding of project development.

  • Flexibility with regards to travel - the onshore scope in offshore wind projects is highly dependent on the local conditions.

  • Fluency in English language skills, both orally and written. Additional language capabilities in Norwegian, Polish, Korean, or Mandarin would be an added benefit.