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Offshore Geotechnical Consultant

Offshore Geotechnical Consultant


Job is closed
SGD 0 - 0 per monthly
Posted 5 months ago


  • Job Type Full Time
  • Category Geosciences (Geology and Geophysics)
  • Closing Date 15, Mar 2019
  • Location Malaysia

Desired Competencies

Category / Competencies

Years Exp



Geosciences (Geology, Geophysics)

Geotechnical Consultant
2 Yrs Skilled

Oil and Gas Industry
12 Yrs Skilled

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PETRONNIC SDN. BHD. was set up in 1991 in response to a growing need for support in oil and gas, petrochemical, refineries and power plant projects in Malaysia. We have been working closely with the Malaysian Oil and Gas Industry since August 1992 on various projects and locations including upstream and downstream. Our core service is to provide manpower supply services both professional or non-professional staffs and inspection services.

Key Responsibilities

A.) Perform onsite supervision during pilot hole operation by ensuring:

  • Safe pilot hole drilling procedure. 
  • Drill string setup for a pilot hole; pipe makeup prior to start drilling. 
  • Quality Control for mud viscosity for spudding mud & heavy mud. 
  • Anomalies including depth and initial heavy mud introduction before penetrating every anomaly. 
  • Ensure CONTRACTOR performing pilot hole emergency event or gas drill.

  • Ensure pilot hole drilled till TD.

B.) Provision to perform onsite supervision for soil sampling operation:

  • Ensure contractor retrieve soil samples at the correct depth. 
  • Ensure samples quality, enough samples length and correct description of each sample. 
  • Ensure soil samples retrieve underrun the offshore laboratory program as per contract specs.
  • Ensure the correct label and samples seal with the proper manner to contain moisture and density.

  • Ensure soil samples handling during offshore lab testing and samples handover for onshore laboratory testing.

  • Decision on adequate sampling data for LPA and pile analysis. 

  • Ensure samples retrieve til TD. 

C.) Provision to perform onsite supervision for CPT operation:

  • Ensure CPT sounding at the correct depth as reported as in sounding profile. 
  • To perform Real-time quality assurance for CPT data. 
  • Ensure CPT data correction based on QT and QNET. 
  • Ensure CPT offset recorded for data quality assurance. 
  • Conduct Inspect on cone use for sounding. 
  • To decide on adequate sampling data for Leg Penetration Analysis (LPA). 
  • Ensure CPT sounding till TD.

D.) Provision to perform quality assurance and control for:

  • CPT Log 
  • Drilling Log 
  • Borehole Log 
  • CPT Results/Profile 
  • Design Profile for soil strength Summary Boring 
  • Leg penetration analysis (LPA)

  • Pile Capacity 

E) Shall be responsible for field communication throughout the execution work:

  • Between Platform RO and OIM via VHF on planning and daily report/activities. 
  • Between Geotechnical Unit for optimization and critical engineering decision. 
  • Between PMT for any deviation of SOW, budgetary cost control, and planning.
  • Between HSE Marine Safety on HSE information & advise.

  • Between OC&F Head on planning/coordination in strategy in synchronizing PMTs slot. 

  F.) Shall be responsible for ensuring HSE compliance throughout the execution. Promoting HSE through implementing and leading good HSE practices at the work site. 

G.) Shall be able to advise and review all the marine requirements for offshore geotechnical activity

 H.) All other works related to being as CSR for soil investigation activity


Job Requirements

  • Must possess at least a Degree in Geophysics, Geology, Civil or other related field 
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry


  • Diploma in Geophysics, Geology, Civil or other related filed
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in the oil and gas industry;
  •  Must have experience in at least 10 offshore geotechnical projects within the last 2 years as geotechnical consultant/CSR