Geotechnical Engineer

Geowynd is part of the Ocean Infinity group offering market leading advanced geotechnical services to the offshore industry. We are a geosolutions company that deploys smart data analytics to interpret and integrate big data from the seabed and sub-seabed to realise opportunities for offshore energy assets. Our mission is to deliver data-driven advanced geotechnical analysis to our clients to the highest standards and to ensure that ground risks are mitigated and design opportunities are realised. We find innovative reliable solutions for some of the world’s most complex geotechnical problems. We are committed to supporting the global transition towards fossil-fuel free living, enabling people and the planet to thrive.

At Geowynd we embrace a culture of innovation and continuously strive for improvement through team collaboration and continued learning. This collaboration is fostered through initiatives such as: internal technical workshops, technical focus days, active engagement with university research, and encouragement to attend technical conferences and training. Our aim is the continual development of engaged, passionate engineers and geo-professionals that solve complex problems that add real value to renewable energy projects. During your career at Geowynd, you’ll have the chance to work on some of the largest offshore renewable energy projects in the world and work within a technical leading team.

We only employ the best people. People with a desire for excellence, a curious nature, people who are thoughtful, humble, collaborative and accountable.

We reward our people well. Beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average’. The opportunities for people in our business can be limitless, spanning a multitude of disciplines and open to all, regardless of background and experience level.


We are looking for committed and technically focused Geotechnical Engineers to join our growing team.

The successful candidate will join the growing data analytics and advice team at Geowynd and support the delivery of technical work packages related to the interpretation of geotechnical data and the design of fixed-bottom and floating support structures for offshore wind turbines.

The Geotechnical Engineer will share their valued input at all stages of offshore wind developments from project feasibility, through site investigation, into detailed design and throughout operations. We are looking for an ambitious Geotechnical Engineer with an innovative mindset to help deliver our industry leading service offering.


Work Country: UK (Glasgow, London, Oxford, Southampton)

Work Location: Hybrid


What will you do:

    • Draft robust geotechnical interpretive reports considering an informed statistical approach to parameter selection for input to foundation design and cable route analysis.

    • Support with the delivery of offshore geotechnical campaigns (as part of an onshore team) including multi-vessel solutions and a range of seafloor and drilling equipment to meet an overall project development schedule.

    • Assist with the development of laboratory test schedules and specifications, identifying relevant geotechnical testing to be performed under representative conditions for the nature and geological setting of the samples and with consideration of the project foundation concept and design methodology.

    • Perform geotechnical design analysis of various foundation types for wind turbine generators in the offshore environment including fixed bottom and floating solutions under the supervision of a senior or principal engineer.

    • Perform foundation installation analysis under the supervision of a senior or principal engineer.

    • Liaise with wider project collaborators, including geologists, geophysicists, seismic processors, foundation design engineers and our client’s project teams to ensure informed site investigation strategies and optimised foundation designs.

    • Comply with management system policies, practices, programs, and procedures as employed by Geowynd and the wider Ocean Infinity Group.


Who you are:

    • A Master’s degree or higher in geotechnical engineering or similar discipline.

    • Ideally, one to four years of relevant experience in geotechnical engineering within the offshore energy sector, this experience can include industry focused studies or final year projects.

    • A good understanding of soil mechanics.

    • Experience or a good understanding of with geotechnical analysis and/or interpretation

    • Experience or a good understanding of offshore geotechnical data acquisition.

    • An innovative and creative approach to problem solving;

    • A thoughtful, thorough and conscientious approach to your work;

    • A proactive mindset with ability to take ownership and engagement in the work;

    • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise work in a fast-paced environment;

    • Strong interpersonal skills;

    • Strong communication skills;

    • Critical thinking skills and ability to show initiative;

    • Open and receptive to new and different ideas;

    • Ability to work well in a team and independently;

    • Enthusiasm for protecting people and the planet.



    • Previous experience with geotechnical analysis, foundation design and foundation installation assessments;

    • Proven ability to perform in a delivery-focused environment;

    • Experience using finite element analysis software;

    • An aptitude for coding in Python and/or Matlab

    • Familiarity with or a basic understanding of artificial intelligence algorithms.


What you can expect:

Since the beginning we are committed to provide all our people with the best possible work conditions and benefits. Therefore, as we grow globally, we are constantly striving to go beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average.

At Ocean Infinity, we believe in creating equal opportunities for all, celebrating each and everyone’s differences.  We are driven by transforming the industry, through our technology, thoughts, behaviours and actions.  Being inclusive and respectful to all is fundamental to who we are.  It is the right thing to do and enables innovation and creativity to thrive.

There is more work to be done, and we know that we aren’t perfect, but our commitment to these values is unwavering. They are central to our mission and the impact we have on the industry, meaning, we cannot live without them.


We welcome your application in English including a cover letter and CV to be submitted by email to