Geotechnical Engineer

Northern Ireland, Scotland, Ireland
Cork, Dublin, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast
Industry Sector:
Sustainability Jobs, Geotechnical Jobs, Green Jobs, Energy Jobs, Geoenvironmental Jobs, Building Jobs, Water Industry Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Engineering, Building Services Engineer, Geotechnical Engineering, Infrastructure, Water Engineering, Geoengineering
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Remuneration and Excellent Benefits Package
Start Date:
Standard notice/ ASAP
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:


The focus of this important, challenging and varied role is to provide technical delivery of geotechnical design, supporting the Built Environment, Transport, Water and other Sectors. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to join a 20 strong team of geotechnical engineers, geologists and contaminated land specialists.

Key requirements

  • Delivery of high profile ground engineering projects across Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland
  • Opportunities to work on major projects
  • Design and management of ground investigations
  • Design of ground investigations and specialist geotechnical structures
  • Management of project teams and budgets
  • Promoting technical excellence
  • Supervision and mentoring of graduates and apprentices
  • Business development, bids and proposals

Candidate Specification

Ideally, you are going to have or be:

  • BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering or BSc (Hons) in Geology (or equivalent honours degree)
  • MSc or higher in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology
  • Chartered, or approaching CEng status with a recognised institution, such as ICE, GSL, IMMM, CIHT
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of civil and geotechnical engineering with practical experience of site works (such as ground investigations, earthworks, construction works)
  • Experienced in the design of geotechnical structures and the use of design software, such as Slope W, Repute, Plaxis, and Holebase
  • Track record of managing delivery of geotechnical projects

We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements listed above but if you meet some and not all please still apply, you might have skills we didn’t know we needed.

Benefits on offer:

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities – because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working – because life isn’t 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies – for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
  • The opportunity to make a difference
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