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Senior/Principal Cable Route Engineer

  1. Cities & development
  2. Glasgow
R-114741

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We have a great opportunity in our UK team for an ambitious Cable Route Engineer to join our experienced and dynamic Marine Geo-team, with a focus on offshore cable route analysis and CBRA.

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 and interconnectors.

Within AtkinsRéalis’ Ground Engineering and Tunnelling Practice, you will join a small team of Marine Geophysicists, Engineering Geologists, Geotechnical Engineers and Geomorphologists to provide support to our clients’ offshore cable projects.

You will act Technical Lead for our 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 AtkinsRéalis’ offshore cable routing capabilities, such as by proposing technical capability enhancement activities, undertaking business development activities as well as presenting our offshore cable routing and CBRA capability to key clients.

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

Location: Epsom, Croydon, Glasgow.

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

  • Acting as technical lead for offshore cable routing scopes of work.
  • Development of AtkinsRéalis’ 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 AtkinsRéalis’ 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.

Candidates should have:

  • 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).

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 ones 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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