Graduate Civil or Geotechnical Engineer

GDG Edinburgh

Infrastructure UK

Contract Type
Permanent Employee

Founded in 2021, Venterra is at the forefront of the wind energy sector, offering comprehensive services to foster the development of wind energy across the globe. Our ethos is deeply rooted in sustainability, shaping who we are, our operations, and our aspirations to benefit our clients, society, and the environment. As a key ally to wind energy developers, we deliver end-to-end services for the entire lifespan of offshore wind assets.
With a commitment to driving the wind power sector’s growth, Venterra aims to be the world’s leading service provider by supporting the offshore wind industry’s swift expansion and pivotal role in the energy transition. Our mission is to offer unparalleled engineering, construction, and operational services to wind energy developers worldwide. We achieve this by aligning with agile, technology-driven partners who share our entrepreneurial spirit.
As Venterra continues to expand, we are on the lookout for a Graduate Civil or Geotechnical Engineer to join our Design Service Line. The Venterra Design Service Line incorporates the design and analysis of foundations and substations for Floating and fixed Offshore Wind, Monopiles and Jackets, T&I, Onshore and Offshore substation design and Onshore Renewables. The selected candidate will be employed through Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions and will work from our Edinburgh office.

Role Description: 

As a graduate civil or geotechnical engineer you will be working closely with a talented team of engineers and scientists to help us deliver safe, innovative and optimised solutions. You will work on a variety of our onshore projects across infrastructure, development and renewable energy.

Key responsibilities will also include:

  • Site Supervision of geotechnical and environmental investigations
  • Site Supervision of civil and environmental engineering works
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Supporting senior engineers with production of design drawings, specifications and bills of quantities and tender Assessments
  • Preparation of H&S and CDM documentation

Expertise required:

  • Numerate and capable of using standard data management and statistical tools
  • Experience using 3D CAD packages
  • Knowledge of piling and foundation designs desirable
  • Able to prepare clear and concise technical reports
  • Full UK driving license

Education/ Qualifications:

  •  Honours or higher degree in civil engineering

Additional requirements:

  • Candidates should be willing to travel to and work on remote sites away from the office location.
  • Committed to personal development and keen to progress to an appropriate chartership.