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Associate or Chief Marine Geoscientist/Geophysicist

  1. Cities & development
  2. Epsom
R-114745

We have a great opportunity in our UK team for an ambitious Marine Geoscientist, Energy Geoscientist or Marine Geophysicist to join our experienced and dynamic team, to help deliver a range of projects, primarily in the offshore renewables sector.

With more than 300 professionals, AtkinsRéalis’ ground engineering reputation is built on the skills, excellence and commitment of our people in all aspects of ground engineering. We see a bright future as we adapt and strengthen our technical expertise in growth areas, such as Offshore Renewables, Subsea Cables and Hydrogen Storage.

Within AtkinsRéalis’ Ground Engineering & Tunnelling business, you will join our Marine Geo-team, and work with Geophysicists, Geoscientists and Engineering Geologists to provide offshore ground modelling, geohazard and offshore geophysical consultancy services. You will play a key role on some of our most challenging projects, acting as Technical Reviewer or Project Manager on ground modelling scopes of work for the offshore renewables, subsea cables and hydrogen storage markets globally.

Location: Epsom, Croydon, Glasgow.

The role:

The successful applicant will be a Marine Geoscientist or Marine Geophysicist with a proven track record and solid years of experience in post-graduate industry and/or academic.

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

  • Acting as Technical Reviewer for Marine Geoscience, Offshore Ground Modelling and Marine Geophysics related projects.
  • Managing, motivating and mentoring junior members of the Marine Geoscience and Geophysics team.
  • Acting as bid manager for strategic marine geoscience, geophysics or cables related bids.
  • Representing AtkinsRéalis at industry events.
  • Developing a network of business contacts to contribute to the growth of the Marine Geoscience technical network.
  • Developing and overseeing technical investment tasks and initiatives.
  • Mentoring of early career team members in Marine Geoscience workflows.

Candidates should have:

  • A strong academic background with a relevant degree (ideally MSc or equivalent) with geophysics and marine geoscience content.
  • Chartered Status with the Geological Society or the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT).
  • Ability to act as Technical Reviewer or Technical Lead for Marine Geoscience and Geophysics projects, including, for example, offshore ground models, geophysical interpretations and geophysical survey specifications.
  • Project management – experience and understanding of the needs and approaches of geoscience consultancy in the offshore wind, subsea cables and hydrogen storage sectors.
  • Proven track record of developing strong relationships with clients, and of leading work planning and commercial management.
  • Strong applied background and experience in Marine Geology, Energy Geoscience and/or Geophysics.
  • Extensive experience of acting as a Marine Geoscientist or Marine Geoscientist in a related field, such as offshore renewables, offshore geophysical survey, research or O&G.
  • Ability to lead and develop marine geoscience and geophysics project teams.
  • Proven experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Strong ability to assess complex geological and/or geophysical problems and provide guidance to the wider team.
  • Experience in the use of seismic interpretation software.
  • Excellent report writing skills with the ability to independently review others’ work.

The following qualities are desirable:

  • Doctoral degree or equivalent experience is an advantage.
  • Experience or academic background in the geology of glaciated terrains and glacial depositional environments.
  • Experience in the use of IHS Kingdom or DUG Insight software.
  • Experience in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software (ArcGIS, QGIS or similar).
  • Ability to provide technical leadership on offshore geophysical or geotechnical survey scopes of work.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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