Senior/Principal Cable Route Engineer

Civil & Structural
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
This role is for one of the biggest civil services consultancies, they are currently looking for an experienced Senior/Principal Cable Route Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis to support the delivery of numerous projects all across the UK and internationally. This role is located in Epsom, London...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/82860

Quote ref: 1061/82860

Job description

This role is for one of the biggest civil services consultancies, they are currently looking for an experienced Senior/Principal Cable Route Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis to support the delivery of numerous projects all across the UK and internationally. This role is located in Epsom, London or Glasgow.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Your day-to-day role may include the following activities:  

- Acting as technical lead for offshore cable routing scopes of work.  

- Development of offshore cable routing capability, including presenting to key clients, business development activities and proposing technical investment and capability enhancement activities.  

- Acting as a champion for offshore cable routing within our Client's Marine Geoscience team.  

- Providing technical input to bids for subsea cable routing scopes.  

- Input to Cable Burial Risk Assessments (CBRA) and Depth of Lowering Assessments.  

- Routing of offshore and onshore cables using GIS based analysis.  

- GIS based analysis of geophysical, geospatial and geotechnical data and data management.  

- Working closely with marine geophysicists & geoscientists, engineering geologists, geotechnical engineers and engineering geomorphologists on a wide range of projects.

Requirements

- A strong academic background with a relevant degree (ideally MSc or equivalent) with GIS, subsea engineering, or geoscience content.  

- Experience of acting in a relevant role within the offshore renewables industry, interconnector or telecommunications cables industries or a related field.  

- Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  

- Experience of offshore cable routing using ArcGIS, Makai Plan or AutoCAD.  

- Experience in analysing geotechnical and geospatial data for Cable Burial Risk Assessments (CBRA), or Depth of Lowering (DoL) assessments.  

- Excellent interpersonal and technical skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team on subsea cables projects.  

- Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work.  

- Experience in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software (ArcGIS, QGIS or similar).  

 

The following qualities are desirable -  

 

- Experience of subsea cable installation activities.  

- Experience of providing input to Burial Assessment Surveys (BAS).  

- Experience in the analysis of AIS or VMS data for Cable Burial Risk Assessments.  

- Working towards chartership with the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) or Geological Society of London (GSL).

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