• Title
    Geohazard Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Geotechnical
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities


    Wood is currently recruiting for a Geohazard Engineer to join our onshore pipeline project team Successful candidate should be able to perform the below duties and responsibilities;


    Wood PMC team will execute the work from client office in Dubai. The project is expected to continue for 2-3  years. 

    • Use your technical skills to deliver high quality engineering services in geotechnical and geohazard investigations, conceptual engineering designs, engineering studies, detailed engineering design, specifications, drawings, reports, and construction, primarily in the area of pipelines.
    • Use your business sense to assist in maintaining and building strong client relationships and developing and growing the business for the long term.
    • Use your leadership, project management, and interpersonal skills to manage projects and lead geotechnical hazard and multidisciplinary project teams.
    • Mentor, train, and develop junior to intermediate geotechnical engineering staff.
    • Preparation and review of technical proposals and reports.
    • Preparation of Scope of Works for Fault survey and review of Fault survey results
    • Recommendation for pipeline protection in fault crossings in terms of civil works
    • Review and approve detailed engineering reports and drawings in respective field

    Please note that at this stage, applications for this role are invited as an Expression of Interest (EOI) whilst opportunities are being fully determined.


    Skills / Qualifications

    • The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, 10 to 20+ years of relevant geotechnical field and design experience, and an ability to manage projects
    • Candidates shall have a university degree with a minimum of an undergraduate degree (preferably with Masters or Ph.D. degree) in civil (geotechnical) or geological engineering from an accredited university
    • Demonstrated track record in the market sectors of Oil & Gas, Energy, and Transportation, with experience on the routing and design of oil & gas pipelines and transmission lines
    • Specific experience in pipeline routing in terrains with faults and in seismic areas.
    • A strong understanding of geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, and proven oral and written communication skills are essential
    • Good working knowledge of geotechnical engineering investigations, field monitoring, soil mechanics, pipeline industry, and slope stability.
    • Experience in geotechnical investigations, geo-hazard evaluations, air-photo interpretations, rock and soil slope stability evaluation, subsurface and aerial pipeline river crossings, instrumentation, and construction monitoring.
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities and a motivated team player.
    • Excellent client relations skills and abilities to provide projects deliverables on time and on budget.
    • A strong commitment to safety and sustainability.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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