Current Vacancies

MarineSpace would like to hear from you if you are interested in the following opportunities:

As part of a continued programme of expansion, MarineSpace is always seeking to employ the the right people within our rapidly developing organisation to enhance our experienced team. MarineSpace provides services to the marine aggregate, offshore wind, OFTO, wave & tidal, oil and gas, subsea cables, coastal/marine engineering and ports/harbours sectors.

If you feel you are passionate about the marine environment and can help us deliver the services we offer to our clients, please get in contact with us using the details below.

If you would like to be considered for in-house staff recruitment opportunities, please send a CV with a covering letter to info@marinespace.co.uk.  Specific opportunities will be advertised below so please check the website regularly for updates.

Geotechnical Consultant

MarineSpace provides an integrated geosciences service offering within the core marine planning and environmental consultancy aspects of the business. MarineSpace provides specialist advice and services to clients across a range of sectors and, as part of a continued programme of expansion, the company is currently seeking to employ a Geotechnical Consultant to join our experienced team.

MarineSpace provides services to the marine aggregate, offshore wind, OFTO, wave and tidal, oil and gas, subsea cables, coastal/marine engineering, and ports/harbours sectors. The successful candidate will be required to provide input to a range of projects but with a specific focus on the offshore wind and subsea cables sector.

MarineSpace is a rapidly developing company and is seeking a dynamic and hard-working individual to complement and enhance our geoscience team. The location of the position will, ideally, be in MarineSpace’s Aberdeen office, although the successful candidate will be required to travel to meetings at the company’s other offices from time to time, and also attend client meetings as required. Some flexibility in the base location of candidates would be possible for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting in preparation of reports to a high standard, including desk studies, FEED studies, Cable Burial Risk Assessments, and Burial Assessment Studies;
  • Performing and supporting cable and pipeline geotechnical engineering calculations;
  • Providing support to senior and principal specialists in writing CTRs and proposals.

Requirements:

Essential
  • BSc or MSc in a relevant technical subject, preferably civil/geotechnical engineering;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of offshore site investigation techniques, data acquisition and data interpretation;
  • Knowledge and understanding of soil/cable, and soil/structure interaction, with a good grounding in soil and rock mechanics;
  • Knowledge of offshore cable and pipeline installation and protection works;
  • Extensive experience in the use of standard MS Office software;
  • An enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn, as part of a team and under own supervision.
Desirable
  • Experience of GIS packages (preferably ESRI™ ArcGIS or QGIS) to manipulate, interrogate and interpret spatial datasets, including integrating and analysing different types of data from multiple sources;
  • Numerically minded with knowledge of (or interest in learning) coding, 2D or 3D FEA or DEA;
  • Interest in seismic data interpretation and willingness to learn from our in-house specialists.

Terms of employment will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

MarineSpace operates a company pension and company healthcare scheme for employees.

To apply for this post please email a CV and covering letter in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format to info@marinespace.co.uk by Friday 15th October 2021 quoting ‘Application for Geotechnical Consultant’ in the subject line.

 

Marine Consultant

MarineSpace is a specialist marine consultancy using exceptional knowledge, imagination and experience to enable significant and valuable projects to develop successfully, efficiently and responsibly in the complex marine environment. As part of a continued programme of expansion the company is currently seeking to employ graduate level Marine Consultants to join our experienced team.

MarineSpace provides services to a wide range of marine sectors and is leading the way in floating offshore wind, cables and aggregates in particular and we are seeking out the brightest talent who want to contribute in a significant way. The successful candidates will have an enthusiasm to develop and grow with the business and, although not essential, will be able to demonstrate specific experience of project-work in the renewables and/or aggregate sectors.

The location of the position will ideally be in MarineSpace’s Norwich office although we are prepared to be flexible for the right candidates.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting in preparation of reports to a high standard, including desk studies, scoping reports, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), and specialist advice to UK Government;
  • Providing support to senior and principal specialists in writing proposals;
  • Contributing to survey design and planning with senior and principal specialists; and
  • Working with mapping scientists to produce seabed habitat maps of EUNIS and Annex I habitats based on acoustic and ground truthing data;

 

Requirements:

Essential
  • BSc or MSc in a relevant technical subject;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the UK’s marine biodiversity, including awareness of the EUNIS marine habitat classification system;
  • Knowledge and understanding of sublittoral benthic survey design and the types of data available from marine biological surveys of the seabed in coastal or offshore environments, including remote sensing and ground truthing survey techniques, and the limitations associated with these data;
  • Extensive experience in the use of standard MS Office software;
  • Experience of univariate and multivariate statistical analysis and different software packages (e.g. R, Primer);
  • Awareness of relevant European and domestic legislation concerning nature conservation and assessment of potential environmental effects in the marine environment, including the Marine and Coastal Access Act, Habitats Regulations, EIA Directive; and
  • An enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn, as part of a team and under own supervision.

 

Desirable
  • 1-2 years professional experience in marine consultancy or a technical marine field;
  • Experience of project management, including knowledge / experience of completing tasks to agreed budgets and timeframes;
  • Experience of GIS packages (preferably ESRI™ ArcGIS or QGIS) to manipulate, interrogate and interpret spatial datasets, including integrating and analysing different types of data from multiple sources;
  • Experience of public speaking;
  • Specialist knowledge of a specific marine sector and associated potential impacts on the marine environment; and
  • Understanding of HRAs and Marine Conservation Zone Risk Assessments.

Terms of employment will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

MarineSpace operates a company pension and company healthcare scheme for employees.

To apply for this post please email a CV and covering letter in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format to info@marinespace.co.uk by Friday 8th October 2021 quoting ‘Application for Marine Consultant’ in the subject line.

We are always interested to hear from candidates who have experience of working with marine industries in delivering consents, environmental impact assessment and operational monitoring and management services.  If you feel that your experience is relevant to MarineSpace’s operations please send your CV and a covering letter to info@marinespace.co.uk.

We are interested in hearing from consultants/associates who wish to be considered for offshore environmental survey work.  All candidates must posses relevant offshore safety / survival and medical certificates.  Please send a CV and covering letter to info@marinespace.co.uk to be considered for future opportunities.

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