Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer

We are currently looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Geotechnical Unit. As part of our Innovations Department based in Delft, the Netherlands, the Geotechnical Unit is a knowledge centre providing hands-on engineering and project support. We advise our proposal and project teams on geotechnical issues, and prepare phases of the offshore operations executed by Allseas’ vessels and equipment. We act responsible for sustainable sea bedded operations and everything that lives in the sea. We want you to reinforce our team with new ideas for next generation offshore projects.

You will assist in the delivery of geotechnical input for a diverse and complex array of subjects such as pipeline trenching, anchor capacity, piled & suction installed foundations, dredging, analysis of pile and mud mat removal forces and deep-sea nodule collection as well designing and developing new products and processes that advance the capabilities and increase the efficiencies of Allseas’ equipment. Along the way you’ll gain experience and develop your knowledge as specialist.

Do you consider yourselves as an entrepreneurial starter with proven analytical and problem solving skills, who can adapt quickly and do everything necessary to get the job done? Then be invited to join our highly skilled, multidisciplinary engineering team This challenging role offers a chance to work on worldwide projects (on- and offshore) and lots of opportunities for personal development.

Your role

  • Provide the geotechnical engineering aspects of tenders and projects, for the Renewable and Oil & Gas markets
  • Prepare offshore operations including cost and time estimates, identify opportunities and risks, develop new equipment and safe working procedures, prepare and co-ordinate fabrication and commissioning
  • Support and actively participate in continuous improvement of procedures and equipment
  • Acquire and grow a sound knowledge of geotechnical design related to offshore installation, removal and dredging operations, and the functioning and design of offshore production equipment
  • Perform and evaluate prototype tests and contribute to research projects
  • Possibilities to go offshore as a Field engineer to support the execution phase of the work you have prepared. 

What we expect from you

  • BSc or MSc degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Geology, preferably in combination with relevant experience out of study projects, traineeships or assignments.
  • Interest in soil investigation, soil mechanics and foundation engineering
  • Basic knowledge of CAD or Inventor and/or numerical modelling software, in particular Plaxis, Itasca or Abaqus
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Team player with high sense of responsibility
  • Willingness to work offshore and eager get your ideas across the table 

What we offer you

Working at Allseas allows you the chance to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, with creative thinking, collaboration and down-to-earth culture at its core.

You can expect

  • competitive industry benchmarked salary and excellent pension
  • performance based salary raises and bonuses
  • 30 holidays days per year, flexible working hours
  • extensive training and development programme, study budgets and coaching
  • internal clubs, committees, parties and (sportive) events


If you feel that you can contribute to our business by diving into this exciting opportunity, we are looking forward to receiving your CV and motivational letter! Please apply via the ‘Apply’ button.

An online assessment can be part of the selection procedure.

In our application procedure, you can read what to expect when you apply for a job at Allseas.

Field: Onshore
Discipline: Innovations
Location: Delft
Workweek: 40 hours
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