Senior/Principal Cable Route Engineer

Civil & Structural
  • UK
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They have a great opportunity in their UK team for an ambitious Cable Route Engineer to join their experienced and dynamic Marine Geo-team, with a focus on offshore cable route analysis and...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/106444

Quote ref: 1061/106444

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They have a great opportunity in their UK team for an ambitious Cable Route Engineer to join their experienced and dynamic Marine Geo-team, with a focus on offshore cable route analysis and CBRA. The role is located in Epsom, Glasgow or London.  

You will act Technical Lead for their offshore cable routing scopes of work, leading GIS based route analysis and offshore Cable Burial Risk Assessment (CBRA) scopes of work. This will include mentoring of junior members of staff in these activities. You will take the lead in developing their’ offshore cable routing capabilities, such as by proposing technical capability enhancement activities, undertaking business development activities as well as presenting their offshore cable routing and CBRA capability to key clients.  

They recognise that offshore cable routing is a highly multi-disciplinary activity, and they therefore welcome applicants with a range of industry backgrounds, including but not limited to, geospatial consultancy, subsea engineering, geotechnical engineering and engineering geology.  

 

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

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

- Development of their 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 their 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 evaluation 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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