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Offshore Geotechnical Engineer - Contract

On/Offshore Engineering
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TechnipFMC is a global oil and gas leader, specialized in subsea, onshore, offshore, and surface technologies. Our mission: to enhance the performance of world’s energy industry. How we do it: by constantly challenging conventions and investing in our 37 000+ employees, across 48 countries. At TechnipFMC, we aim to offer an inspiring working experience: tackling some of the most complex technical and engineering challenges in the world in collaboration with a truly global team. 

This is a contract position (roughly six months) in our Houston Energy Corridor office
Assist and eventually lead in the performance of offshore foundation design engineering and the development of soil-pipe interactions for pipeline and riser analyses.

• Review geotechnical and geophysical data and develop soil design parameters.
• Develop foundation design loads and assess offshore geohazards.
• Perform geotechnical design/analysis of various subsea and offshore structures including: shallow foundations (PLETs, Skids, etc.), suction piles, driven piles, gravity bases, and other types of subsea and mooring anchors. Develop fit-for-purpose foundation sizes for offshore/subsea structures.
• Perform pipe-soil interaction analysis for offshore pipelines.
• Produce technical documents in accordance with applicable codes, client specifications and standards, project specifications for design, and technical specification for geotechnical work.
• Candidate will review client supplied design requirements/data, participate in design reviews, and respond to client queries.
• Participate in departmental development assignments.

• PhD or Master’s degree in a geotechnical engineering specialty, plus at least 5 years of offshore geotechnical engineering experience.
• Candidate should have proven project experience in laboratory testing, geotechnical data interpretation, shallow and deep foundation design, and geotechnical surveys. Experience in geophysical surveys is considered a plus. 
• Proficient in state-of-practice geotechnical/foundation design software including finite element packages such as PLAXIS 2D/3D. 
• Candidate should be familiar with industry codes and standards such as API-RP-2A, API-2GEO, API-RP-2SK, ISO 19901-4, DNV-RP-E303, DNV 30.4. 
• Texas Professional Engineering registration is a plus. 
• Strong communication skills are essential, including the ability to interface with clients, vendors, manufacturers, inspectors, and design engineers.
• Be familiar with pipe-soil interaction analysis for offshore pipelines and risers.

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