Principal Engineer, Exeter

Workload in the CGL Exeter office has been steadily increasing and we are now in a position where we need to strengthen this established team with an enthusiastic and dynamic Principal Engineer Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental who is looking to develop their skills and career.

The successful candidate will have graduated with a degree in civil engineering or engineering geology and will have 5 –10 years’ relevant experience of working on geotechnical projects in the UK and be a Chartered Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers or appropriate professional body. You will also have an understanding of UK geology and some knowledge of UK construction practice and be looking to develop experience by taking on challenging projects and more responsibility. Knowledge of geoenvironmental engineering and its interaction with geotechnical design will be necessary and excellent report writing skills will be required. You will be expected to combine site work with the challenge of design work and analysis and project management in a dynamic office environment.

We are able to offer you:

  • A competitive salary and a profit related bonus scheme
  • Payment of professional subscriptions
  • Company pension scheme
  • Excellent project experience
  • A stimulating and friendly working environment
  • Early responsibility
  • Opportunities to progress your career

Enquire or apply for this vacancy

If you think this position is the kind of opportunity you are looking for then you are welcome to call Alison Stafford-Willis (Associate Director) on 01483 310600 for an informal chat.

To register your interest for this position please send your CV to Alison at or upload it using the short form below. We will require all applicants to complete a full CGL application form which will shortly be available online.

CGL is committed to a positive policy which promotes equal opportunities in employment regardless of sex, marital status, sexual orientation, creed, colour, race or ethnic origins. This principle will apply in respect of all conditions of employment.


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