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Geotechnical Engineer (Offshore Wind) #ChallengeAccepted

Company: COWI
Location: New York
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Geotechnical Engineer - Offshore Wind
New York
Do you want to join one of the leading engineering consulting companies in the growing US offshore wind industry? Can you work in a high-demand, fast-paced market that requires high-quality and efficient production? And are you an experienced engineer who can support us to provide solutions for customers in the offshore wind foundation market? Then, this could be the next adventure in your career.
Create the solutions that will enable a better tomorrow
To support our North American team, we are looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to join us. You will be working on exciting infrastructure projects across the Offshore Wind market sectors, along with our highly professional team that provides technical expertise, design leadership, project management, and specialized engineering expertise.
Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Collaborate and work cross-functionally with senior practitioners and project managers in the design and analysis of foundations (e.g. monopile, jacket, gravity based, etc.) for offshore wind turbines, offshore electrical substations, and port facilities in support of all phases of the project lifecycle, including planning, design, construction, operation, and decommissioning by providing geotechnical and foundation expertise.

  • Perform 3-D soil-structure interaction analysis, geotechnical analysis, and dynamic analysis using advanced finite element software, and perform structural design and specifications for offshore wind foundations.

  • Prepare design deliverable documents and handle quality control validation of detailed calculations, design drawings, and specifications.

  • Visit site and client offices as required by the project ( -10 percent of job responsibilities may take place out of the office).

  • Have frequent in-person and virtual interfaces with Project Director, Project Manager, design team, BIM/CADD team, etc.

    Your skills. Our team. Together we design the future.
    The first step to success in this role is that you are eager to collaborate with the people around you, whether they are colleagues, partners, or customers. Developing ties with others is something you do by acting respectfully and delivering on your promises. And you never get set in your ways but keep exploring new insights and ways to improve.
    On top of that, you will:

    • Hold an M.S. or higher degree in Geotechnical Engineering, focusing on the design of foundations, along with 5 to 10 years' experience working as a geotechnical engineer

    • Possess a Professional Engineering Licensure (P.E.) or can obtain the same within 12 months of employment

    • Be familiar with offshore codes (API, DNVGL, ISO, etc.)

    • Be experienced in soil-structure interaction and preparing and checking engineering designs and calculations for deep foundations and pilings for bridges, buildings, marine structures, etc.

    • Have experience with finite element software such as PLAXIS 3D, SESAM, and ABAQUS as well as programming languages such as Matlab and Python

    • Be able to interface with other technical disciplines (structural, electrical, mechanical, BIM, CADD, etc.)

      A place to work and so much more
      At COWI, we work together with our customers to shape a sustainable and liveable world. We do it by applying our knowledge and curiosity - and sometimes even our courage - to create the solutions the world needs today to enable a better tomorrow. That is why we say no to fossil-based projects and aspire to have 100 percent of our revenue come from activities that move our customers toward sustainability.
      We value differences and development and cultivate an environment of belonging and having fun. Because that is what brings out the best in you, at work and at home.
      With offices primarily located in Scandinavia, the UK, North America, and India, we are currently 7,300 people who bring their expertise in engineering, architecture, energy, and environment into play.
      What we also offer:
      Being part of the COWI community offers more than just a competitive salary. We take care of our people both professionally and personally.
      Some of our benefits include:
      Flexible working arrangement - Top-up parental and childbirth recovery leave - Fantastic close-knit team with a wealth of knowledge to share - Full time hires get minimum 3 weeks vacation to start - Floating holiday to celebrate employee diversity - Paid sick leave - Annual fitness subsidy - yes, you can use this for a ski pass, yoga, or gym membership - 401K contribution matching with generous company match - Personal and professional development fund - Parking or public transit allowance - Medical, dental, and vision insurance 80% employer-paid premiums - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - STD, LTD, AD&D, and Life Insurance - Referral incentive program- Frequent social events
      Base compensation: $79,000 to $113,000 for New York location only. Actual compensation is subject to variations due to education, experience, skill set and/or location.
      Got more questions?
      Get to know us even better at our website, , where you can learn more about our projects, our strategy, what we want to achieve and what life is like at COWI.
      Equal opportunity employer
      COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Please click on this link ( for more information.

Keywords: COWI, New York , Geotechnical Engineer (Offshore Wind) #ChallengeAccepted, Engineering , New York, New York

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