Careers for Graduates in Civil Engineering or Geology

CGL offers careers around the UK for graduates with a Master or Bachelor degree in civil engineering or geology. With us you will work at the forefront of the construction industry, providing innovative solutions to manage ground risks. Working at CGL you will also benefit from an award-winning training and career development programme.

“There is a great variety of projects to get involved in and the support for its people makes CGL a fantastic place to work.”

Charlotte Rawlins
Sandwich Placement Student

Permanent roles as a Geotechnical or a Geoenvironmental Engineer are available at various levels:

  • Engineer
  • Graduate Engineer
  • Senior Engineer
  • Chartered Senior Engineer

Temporary roles and internships include:

  • Summer Placements
  • Industrial Placements within a first degree
  • MSc Placements using a CGL project for academic study

CGL is the largest independent specialist geotechnical consultancy in the UK with clients in residential, commercial and public sectors. About 62% of CGL’s technical staff have postgraduate MScs or PhDs.

The CGL Career Path is a career-long approach to personal development and progression which is unique to the specialist construction sector. The programme will support you through Chartership and beyond for further technical or managerial qualifications.

We are always interested in seeing CVs from direct applicants.  Please register your interest by emailing Mio Adam, HR Manager with a covering letter and a copy of your CV on:

“Nine months have gone by an awful lot quicker than I ever expected they would. It’s been an absolute pleasure (and a lot of fun) having the opportunity to work with CGL. I’m incredibly grateful that you took me under your wing and didn’t consider me ‘just another placement student’ you gave me the chance to learn and get involved with all kinds of projects…”

Danny Ireland
Work Placement Student