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      April 17,2021
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    Geotechnical Advisor

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    Are you a creative, engaging and driven Geotechnical Advisor who is curious about pile handling and the interactions between equipment, foundation and soil? We are looking for a passionate professional to join IHC IQIP in Sliedrecht!

    Job description

    You’ll be joining a small dedicated team which gives advice on all the aspects of foundation installation. Your focus will be on applied earth sciences and “geo technique”, including the combination pile handling, interactions between equipment, foundation and soil. You will not just be an engineering team member, but also handle client consultancy assignments, which will require occasional travel. Our clientele comes from the offshore wind, oil and gas, coastal and civil engineering markets.

    You will be responsible for:

    • Providing advise on geotechnical engineering aspects of foundation installation for IHC IQIP's Clients in the offshore wind, oil and gas and civil markets.

    • The focus in this role is on performing driveability analyses for IHC IQIP Clients. You will analyse geotechnical data (factual reports, CPT data, borehole loggings etc.), model the local soil conditions according to the data, select the appropriate hammer for the job, perform driveability calculations, advise on noise mitigation in Client's projects (airborne noise, underwater noise), report and present the results to the Client and engage in technical discussions.

    • Next to the daily work of handling driveability studies, you will be engaged in a number of R&D activities, supporting the technology and knowledge development roadmap of IHC IQIP with specialist geotechnical knowledge.

    • You will be closely cooperating with IHC IQIP's sales team, R&D team and our Client's geotechnical experts, which requires a good balance between technical and commercial skills.

    Job requirements:

    • A finished degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering (soil mechanics, foundations), Offshore Engineering or comparable.

    • A working experience in foundation installation, civil construction or offshore engineering industries.

    • We are looking for a candidate who is at best when working on technical challenges that require a sound engineering judgement balanced with a commercial mindset. You have a strong opinion, based on facts and expertise, which you can defend in a respectful and convincing manner.

    • Experience with driveability software (GRL WEAP, Allwave-PDP or comparable) or willing to learn. Proficiency in technical reporting.

    • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Matlab or Python for handling large datasets is a pre.

    The salary range for the function depending on experience and seniority ranges between EUR 3100 and 4600 gross, for full time work.

    Our offer:

    Being a member of IHC IQIP’s team means working on tomorrow’s intelligent industrial equipment, with maximizing safety and minimizing ecological impact always as our first priority. You’ll have the opportunity to develop at full speed in a small, yet global work environment, with focus on your needs in career progression. Besides the opportunity to bring about large scale change in the world of offshore, civil and coastal infrastructure we also offer a competitive salary, 40 days holidays per year, holiday and company performance bonus, private pension contribution and travel allowance besides ample possibilities to grow and learn.

    About IHC IQIP:

    IHC IQIP is a leading global supplier of intelligent equipment for foundation, installation and decommissioning in the offshore Wind & Renewables, offshore Oil & Gas and Coastal & Civil market that provides each customer an effective solution for their projects.

    We are an IHC business unit with over 350 employees who work at various locations in Europe, America, Asia, Middle East and Australia. Everything IHC IQIP does and offers revolves around building. We deliver and operate equipment, as well as offer advice and a comprehensive service to our customers. In addition, we also actively take part in the projects of our customers to achieve the best results. Using all of our experience and expertise, we continuously develop new technologies that enable our customers to operate in a safer, smarter, more efficient and sustainable way. Working safely, and with minimal environmental impact, are among our highest priorities.

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    Are you interested in the position and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly. For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit or call the Recruitment department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.

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