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Geotechnical Engineer / Senior Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist – Bristol / Cardiff

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    February 21, 2024

Our client has an opportunity for staff at both Engineer and Senior Engineer level in their Bristol and Cardiff offices to help support a rapidly expanding workload and impressive portfolio of prestigious geotechnical projects both in the UK and internationally.

To meet the growing demand from their clients, our client is looking to increase their team, especially in the infrastructure sector (particularly rail, highways & water) and the energy sector, which includes carbon capture & storage, renewable energy (wind, current and hydropower), low carbon engineering and nuclear power.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take a leading role in the ground engineering input to some of the most challenging projects. They are looking for someone with the drive and enthusiasm to embrace the future. They have the depth of knowledge and breadth of expertise to help you build a bright career in these exciting and rapidly evolving sectors.


The candidate will have a degree in civil engineering or geology with a post graduate qualification in a geotechnical subject. The ideal candidate will hold chartered status as either a civil engineer or geologist.

Candidates should have:

  • Experience in the infrastructure sector (highways, rail or water geotechnics)
  • A strong academic background with a relevant degree (ideally MSc or equivalent)
  • Chartered status as either a civil engineer or geologist
  • Proven experience of working in a fast-moving engineering consultancy environment
  • Project management experience and understanding of the needs and approaches to the engineering consultancy and design markets
  • Proven geotechnical design experience
  • Application of CDM Regulations in a design and ground investigation environment
  • Good commercial track record in negotiating and running successful jobs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work
  • A willingness to travel on short assignments both within the UK and overseas
  • A valid UK driving licence preferred


Flexible Working 

Our client recognises that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. they support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how they can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, they understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default, our client offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Their IT systems support homeworking, so where you have parental or carer duties; or you simply need to be elsewhere for a parcel, servicing your car, or waiting in for a tradesperson; Our client will work for you.  Similarly, our client provides the opportunity to give something back to the community, and they run professional networks supporting groups such as local schools, charities, parents, those coming out of the armed-forces and women in engineering.


Rewards and Benefits

Our client offers a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year, plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To support and safeguard your physical and mental wellbeing they provide an employee assistance programme offering advice and support in times of need.  Their offices run their own sports and social clubs providing a wide range of activities.  You will also have access to Flexible Benefits, where you can opt in to a wide range of benefits to complement your work/life balance: such as medical insurance, gym membership, the cycle-to-work scheme, child care vouchers, charitable giving, additional pension contributions etc.


Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Our Client is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where everyone can be themselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, they offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, they value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.


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