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Onshore Civil Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts
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29 days ago
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Hari Udhaydharshan
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Onshore Wind

Role: Onshore Civil Engineer
Duration: 4 months initial (potential extension)
Location: Boston

The Onshore Civil Engineer is a critical role within the Offshore Business focusing on the delivery of large-scale offshore wind projects (large packages) worldwide (UK, USA, Germany, France...), ensuring that all onshore civil works are designed, permitted, and constructed appropriately.

The individual will be the resident expert on all civil aspects of the onshore works and provide drive engineering strategies to minimize risk and provide cost-effective technical solutions. This individual will be responsible for all civil engineering work, including but not limited to: onshore substation structural and civil works, substation buildings and control house and associated balance-of-plant systems, horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and other trenchless crossings, onshore cable duct banks, onshore cable splice vaults, transition joint bays (TJBs), from the development stage through to commercial operation hand-over.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide design guidance and technical verification of the onshore civils works, including review of employer's requirements and technical specifications, act as principal civil engineer for the design and construction phases for substation (OSP), onshore civil works including duct banks, river/highway crossings, etc. (OCP) and Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD).
  • Principal contact for contractors and onshore construction team on all civil issues, including on-going civil works testing and QA activities.
  • Provide key and strategic advice, assessment and recommendations to the business providing key knowledge, lessons learned and support to the projects (large packages) throughout the whole life cycle (development to decommissioning) to support the business.
  • Coordinate with the HSE team to develop HSE strategy for offshore windfarm delivery and ensure a high standard of health and safety awareness is maintained.


  • Strong experience in civil engineering on large, complex, multi-discipline projects.
  • Demonstrated experience on electrical power projects; HV or LV substations, power plants, transmission lines, distribution systems, cable systems etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of current US standards, guidelines, best practices in civil engineering.
  • BS in Civil Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license is desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and develop key project and business decisions.

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Hari Udhaydharshan

Hari Udhaydharshan

Specialisms: Renewable Energy, Offshore Wind, Onshore Wind, Solar, Hydrogen

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