Prev vacancy

Senior/Principal Cable Route Engineer

Next vacancy
  • UK, London
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time

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.


- 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).

  • Quote ref: 1061/82860

Similar jobs

Senior/Principal/Chief Geotechnical Engineer
London, UK
Negotiable, Permanent

Senior/Principal/Chief Geotechnical Engineer

This role is for a major design, engineering and project management consultancy, who has been rapidly growing within...
3D Civil Engineer
Bristol, UK
Negotiable, Permanent

3D Civil Engineer

This role is for one of the biggest civil services consultancies, they are currently looking for an experienced3D Civil...
This website uses cookies to enhance your user experience. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of these cookies. See our Cookie Policy.