Geotechnical Advisor


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Job Geotechnical Advisor
Location Sliedrecht
Discipline Engineering, SHEQ
Education WO academic higher education
Position Permanent position
In Short

Can you handle technical issues in a creative way? Are you an excellent communicator with experience in a geotechnical role? If so, we’re seeking a Geotechnical Advisor!

  1. Open
  2. Interviews scheduled (applications are still possible)
  3. Second round of interviews (check with the recruitment team if applications are still possible)
  4. Final interviews (applications are not possible anymore)
  5. Vacancy filled (applications are not possible anymore)
  1. Vacancy available
  2. Interviews scheduled
  3. Second round of interviews
  4. Final interviews
  5. Vacancy filled
Your job

As the Geotechnical Advisor, your main focus will be on applied earth sciences and ‘geo technique’, including the combination of pile handling, and the interaction between equipment, the foundation and the soil.Within this role, your duties will include the following:

  • consulting on dynamics and ‘geo-technique’
  • advising on capacity/strength
  • playing a vital role in pre-study reports 
  • assisting with the tender phase for various installation projects
  • encouraging direct input and feedback from the field.

Your profile

To be eligible for the role of Geotechnical Advisor, you must have the following:

  • a university degree in applied earth sciences or civil engineering
  • three to five years of work experience in a geotechnical business
  • ability to handle technical issues in a creative manner
  • a proactive, structured, and independent nature
  • excellent communication skills in English and Dutch, both spoken and written
  • only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates
  • an online assessment and screening can be part of the recruitment process.

Our offer

Royal IHC offers you as a Geotechnical Advisor a challenging full-time job within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.

Our organisation

As a Geotechnical Advisor, you will work at IHC IQIP. The organisation was set up in 2015 from a merger of the IHC FUNDEX Equipment, IHC Hydrohammer, IHC Handling Systems and IHC Sea Steel business units. With a total of over 200 years of combined experience and expertise, IHC IQIP designs, builds and supplies fully integrated, innovative solutions for onshore and offshore installations, foundations and dismantling. This meets the needs of customers in the civil construction, offshore wind and offshore oil and gas markets.

IHC IQIP is part of Royal IHC (IHC), the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across the Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check:


Are you interested in the position of Geotechnical Advisor and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: or by using the apply button.

For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit or call the Staffing department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.

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Royal IHC does not approve of commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by IHC.


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