Lead Geotechnical Engineer

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Date: 27 Jan 2024

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN, 400093

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39064



Lead Geotechnical Engineer



Lloyd’s Register


Location: - Mumbai, India



What we’re looking for 


We are seeking professionals for the role of Lead Geotechnical Engineers. The role would report to the Geotechnical Team Manager, supporting the design appraisal activities.



 What we offer you 


  • Competitive Salary
  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values driven and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programmes.


The role 


  • Execute design appraisal tasks related to offshore and onshore foundations, anchors, and pipelines, ensuring alignment with specified rules, codes, regulations, and standards, while adhering to agreed-upon parameters, including budget and contractual obligations.
  • Conduct geotechnical analyses for structural modeling using established FEA software like SACS and USFOS.
  • Collaborate in the formulation of bids and tenders for design appraisal initiatives.
  • Operate within the framework of internal procedures, accreditation schemes, statutory regulations, and industry norms.
  • Engage in relevant training activities to foster continuous professional growth.
  • Aid in crafting technical guidance documents, contribute to research papers for seminars and conferences, and coordinate technological advancement projects within LR.
  • Demonstrate flexibility by being available for on-site or offshore assignments as needed.


What you bring 


  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. An advanced degree (master's or PhD) with a specialization in geotechnics would be an advantage.
  • Aiming towards achieving Chartered or Professional Engineer status and affiliation with a reputable professional organization.
  • Extensive years of pertinent experience in both offshore and onshore geotechnical engineering.
  • Proficiency in designing and analyzing diverse foundation and anchor types, including piles, monopiles, and shallow foundations within the oil & gas and offshore wind sectors. Additionally, adeptness in the geotechnical aspects related to pipelines and cables.
  • Capability to comprehend geophysical and ground models pertinent to offshore engineering.
  • Demonstrated expertise in applying foundational geotechnical engineering principles across various scenarios, complemented by the ability to conduct calculations manually or via software/spreadsheets.
  • Familiarity with leading international codes and standards such as ISO, API, and Eurocode.
  • Hands-on experience with key engineering software tools like SACS, USFOS, Abaqus, and Plaxis, coupled with the skill to interpret their outputs effectively.
  • Strong proficiency in English, both written and verbal, enabling the preparation, discussion, and presentation of deliverables to senior-level clients.
  • Exceptional communication abilities, encompassing technical report drafting, paired with a knack for meeting stringent deadlines and showcasing adaptability.
  • Robust technical and analytical capabilities.
  • Prior experience with geotechnical finite element software, notably Plaxis, or expertise in seismic design would be advantageous.



About us 


We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


Be a part of 


Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place. 


Want to apply 


We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 


We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 



If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy. 


We care, we share, we do the right thing.


If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at careers@lr.org and we will respond to you as soon as possible.





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