Offshore Geotechnical Engineer | Boston | Offshore Wind

Posted 10 June 2024
Salary $60 per hour
LocationCity of Boston
Job type Contract
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNic Yates

Job description

​Offshore Geotechnical Engineer | Offshore Wind | Boston, MA

TGRC is seeking a qualified Offshore Geotechnical Engineer to join our dedicated team in Boston, MA. This role involves pivotal support for a wide array of renewable energy and infrastructure projects, with a focus on offshore development.

Position Overview

Duration: 12-month contract
Location: Boston, MA
Experience: Experience in energy projects beneficial
Compensation: $60 per hour

Job Description

The Offshore Geotechnical Engineer will play an essential role in our project teams, focusing on the unique challenges presented by offshore environments. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Subsurface Investigation: Conduct detailed offshore investigations, including drilling and sampling, to collect data on seabed, soil, and rock properties.

  • Geotechnical Analysis: Analyze collected geological data to determine physical properties, assess risks, and provide recommendations for foundation design and construction methods.

  • Engineering Design Support: Assist in the design of offshore structures such as wind farms, oil platforms, and other related infrastructure, ensuring that they are safe, sustainable, and optimized for the marine environment.

  • Risk Management: Evaluate and manage geotechnical risks associated with offshore projects, developing strategies to mitigate potential issues related to soil and rock mechanics.

  • Project Coordination: Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams including marine biologists, environmental scientists, and structural engineers to integrate geotechnical findings with overall project planning.

  • Documentation and Reporting: Generate comprehensive reports and documentation to support project development, compliance, and implementation processes.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or a closely related field.

  • Proven experience in geotechnical engineering, particularly in offshore settings related to renewable energy or large-scale infrastructure projects.

  • Strong proficiency in geotechnical engineering software and tools.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to dynamic project requirements.

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to produce detailed technical reports.

  • Authorized to work in the United States.

Application Process

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by sending a CV and a detailed cover letter explaining their experience and suitability for the role to Nic Yates at n.yates@tgrcinc.com.

About TGRC

TGRC is a leader in recruiting top-tier talent for the renewable energy and environmental sectors. We connect innovative professionals with companies driving sustainable advancements globally. Join us and contribute to impactful projects that make a difference.

Step forward into a role that challenges and inspires. Apply today to be a part of our visionary team in Boston.