Horizon Geosciences

Survey and geotechnical services

Careers

Tender Coordinator
Location: Bristol, UK
Working pattern: Full time, temporary 6 to 9 months (could lead to other opportunities/ permanent position)

The role requires a candidate experienced in tendering, preferably with a background in offshore geophysical surveys, who can assist with the production of tenders and prequalification documents.

The responsibilities for this role include:
  • Logging invitations to tender or to prequalify
  • Working on the development, presentation and implementation of commercial and technical proposals and pre-qualifications
  • Assisting with the coordination of the timely response to tenders or prequalification
  • Assist in collating relevant data and information
  • Preparation of cost models using existing excel templates
The following qualifications, experience and skills are required:
  • A relevant degree in geophysical or geotechnical sciences or similar
  • A minimum of 3 years’ industry experience
  • Proven track record with knowledge of geophysical survey equipment and techniques would be desirable
  • A good working knowledge of tendering processes

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining your experience to date and motivation for applying for this role together with your CV to careers@horizon-geosciences.com with Tender Coordinator in the subject line.
 
Applicants must be in possession of valid documentation allowing them to work in the UK.
 

Geotechnical Engineer
Location: Bristol, UK
Working pattern: Full time, permanent

The role:

We currently have vacancies for Geotechnical Engineers to join our expanding UK office in Bristol. The role involves office based engineering and reporting combined with offshore postings to site investigation vessels during project fieldwork.

The responsibilities for this role include:

  • Identifying technical requirements from scopes of work prior to project fieldworks
  • Supervision of geotechnical investigations using a variety of in situ testing and sampling equipment
  • Liaison with client representatives
  • Supervision and management of offshore and onshore geotechnical laboratory testing
  • Ensuring geotechnical data meets required specifications
  • Performing geotechnical engineering analyses for offshore structures
  • Producing factual and interpretive reports
The person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, experience and skills:

  • A relevant degree in Engineering Geology, Geotechnics or Civil Engineering
  • Previous experience of site investigation an advantage
  • Willingness to travel and spend periods of time offshore
  • Fluent in written and spoken English with foreign language ability an advantage
  • Strong teamwork and leadership abilities
  • Computer literate to an intermediate or advanced level, including knowledge of MS Word; Excel; and MS Project

Salary: Competitive

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining your experience to date and motivation for applying for this role together with your CV to ukcareers@horizon-geosciences.com with “UK Geotechnical Engineer Application” in the subject line.

 
Applicants must be in possession of valid documentation allowing them to work in the UK.

No agencies please

Proposals Engineer / Specialist
Location: Bristol, UK
Working pattern: Full time / permanent or temporary could be considered.

The role:

To join our expanding UK office in Bristol, the role requires a candidate experienced in tendering and commercial management to a mid / senior level, preferably with a background in offshore geophysical, geotechnical or marine investigations, who can assist with the production of tenders, review of contracts and support with prequalification documents.

The responsibilities for this role include:

  • Logging invitations to tender or for prequalification
  • Working on the development, presentation and implementation of commercial and technical proposals and or pre-qualifications
  • Involvement in client clarification meetings
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Preparation of cost models using existing excel templates
  • Assisting with the coordination of the timely response to tenders or prequalification
  • Assist in collating relevant data and information
  • Managing external online tender notices
  • Manage bid portfolio
The person:

The following qualifications, experience and skills are required:

  • A relevant degree in geophysical / geotechnical / marine sciences or similar
  • A minimum of 4 year’s experience
  • Proven track record with knowledge of geophysical / geotechnical or marine investigations techniques would be desirable
  • An excellent working knowledge of tendering processes
  • Strong commercial acumen and contractual awareness
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to liaise effectively with others
  • Proven ability to be a strong team player
  • Highly self-motivated, self-disciplined and having the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • High standards of attention to detail, quality and accuracy
  • First rate time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Computer literate to an intermediate or advanced level, including knowledge of MS Word; Excel; and MS Project

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining your experience to date and motivation for applying for this role together with your CV to ukcareers@horizon-geosciences.com with Proposals Engineer / Specialist in the subject line.

 
Applicants must be in possession of valid documentation allowing them to work in the UK.

No agencies please

We are always on the lookout for motivated DP2 Marine Crew, click on each job title below to view the experience and qualifications required:

Master
SDPO
DPO
Chief Engineer
2/E
3/E
EET (Electrical, Electronics Technician)
Oiler / Fitter
AB
Steward

If you’d like to further your career with Horizon, send your CV with a covering letter specifying the position you’re applying for to
careers@horizon-geosciences.com. For the DP2 Marine Crew positions, please mark your email FAO: Joy C. Parungao.