Geotechnical Engineer


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India


ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region. 


ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India supporting the Product Solutions business engage in the marketing, sales and distribution of performance as well as specialty products across chemicals and lubricants businesses. The India planning teams are also embedded with global business units for business planning and analytics.


ExxonMobil’s LNG affiliate in India supporting the upstream business provides consultant services for other ExxonMobil upstream affiliates and conducts LNG market-development activities.

The Global Business Center - Technology Center provides a range of technical and business support services for ExxonMobil’s operations around the globe.

ExxonMobil strives to make a positive contribution to the communities where we operate and its affiliates support a range of education, health and community-building programs in India. Read more about our Corporate Responsibility Framework.

To know more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and the Energy Factor India.

What role you will play in our team


ExxonMobil, a leading player in the Energy industry, seeks an adept geotechnical engineer to strengthen its Surface Engineering team at the Bengaluru Technology Center in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. We offer a dynamic work environment that fosters growth and innovation unmatched by any other organization in the industry.

What you will do


Primary Job Functions


  • Propose innovative geotechnical approaches to enhance foundation design efficiency, minimize construction expenses, and uphold ExxonMobil's safety culture and ensure compliance with safety management systems
  • Provide expert recommendations for geotechnical investigation needs, design criteria, and execution plans regarding earthworks, foundations, and piling, supporting projects, overseeing drilling, and operations
  • Spearhead geotechnical projects, including technical bid evaluation, vendor selection, project cost evaluation,  and schedule management
  • Assess geotechnical risks associated with offshore and onshore projects and devise mitigation strategies to mitigate potential safety and reliability concerns
  • Assist in site selection for new developments and evaluate pipeline routes. Oversee third-party geotechnical studies and ensure the development of design parameters, actively managing activities performed by external parties
  • Offer technical support and review scopes of work for geotechnical surveys, data reports, and laboratory tests. Effectively communicate geotechnical risks and opportunities
  • Contribute to the development of company and industry standards and provide geotechnical expertise to various Upstream & Downstream projects and manufacturing sites of ExxonMobil worldwide
  • Remain abreast of technological developments in offshore and onshore geotechnics, integrating best practices and latest standards into ongoing projects

About You


Skills and Qualifications


  • Master’s/post-graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering with a minimum GPA 7.0
  • Experience in the foundation design for offshore and onshore structures, or (e.g., foundations for steel piled jackets, refineries, subsea pipelines, jetties, coastal infrastructure, marine facilities, or industrial structures)
  • Candidate involved in developing a geotechnical investigation scope
  • Comprehensive understanding of geotechnical principles and soil mechanics
  • Candidate with previous technical position in offshore geotechnical engineering is preferred
  • Candidates should be self-motivated and focused on achieving business results
  • Solid technical and analytical skills aided with strong communication, innovative thinking, and teamwork capabilities will be an advantage
  • Commitment to safety and sustainability principles in all endeavors
  • Demonstrate leadership, agility and willingness to travel per business requirements


Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • Develop fit-for-purpose work scopes for offshore and onshore geotechnical/geophysical surveys, ensuring safety and quality
  •  Conduct geotechnical engineering assessments for offshore and onshore facilities, including PSHA, slope stability, foundations/piling, anchors, and liquefaction
  • Recommend earthworks requirements and site/soil improvement methodologies as deemed necessary
  • Collaborate with other disciplines and support geotechnical aspects of projects
  • Leverage modeling/IT tools and databases for geotechnical opportunities, including Geographic Information System (GIS) for data management
  • Provide support for drilling activities, including jack-up foundation assessments, rig suitability studies, well casing /conductor and riser analysis
  • Proficiency in applicable codes and standards in Geotechnical Engineering, along with hands-on experience in geotechnical software such as GRLWEAP, GEOSLOPE, PLAXIS, L-PILE/A-PILE is a prerequisite

Your benefits



An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 


  • Competitive compensation 
  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities
  • Annual vacations & holidays
  • Day care assistance program
  • Training and development program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Workplace flexibility policy
  • Relocation program
  • Transportation facility


Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines. 

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