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CGL is passionate about developing the careers of our staff. Training and career development are provided at all levels in a supportive and flexible working environment, as reflected by our Investors in People Gold Status and within our core values. We employ a hotbed of talented and capable people working together to develop new ideas for cutting-edge, innovative ground solutions.

We believe our people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of construction.

Why join CGL

CGL is widely recognised as an extremely attractive place to work:

Winner of the Diversity Champion award by NCE for our work on gender equality and as an SME for others to benchmark themselves against.  Also listed as an NCE top 100 company.

Winner of the Consulting Firm of the Year by Ground Engineering Magazine, whose judges described CGL as “great ambassadors for the profession”.

Investors in People Gold Standard. Only 17% of employers achieve the Gold standard; we have held it since 2014.

Recognised as Outstanding by Sunday Times Best 100 Companies 

CGL is all about people and every staff member contributed to winning these awards and recognition. We value our staff, supporting their career aspirations and their commitment to being the best in the business.

An exceptional record for diversity and inclusion. 46% of CGL’s staff are female, compared with the UK average of around 10% for the construction and engineering sectors.


Serious professional and personal development schemes. CGL offers professional, award-winning technical training programmes with routes to chartership with the Geological Society, the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Society for the Environment. After chartership, CGL offers you a structured management development programme using CGL’s strong links with the Chartered Management Institute.


Job progression comes from a good variety of experience and allows me to hit my achievement goals.”

“The opportunities have met my expectations and more. I have a lot of responsibility but have had a lot of support as well as a buddy. I have lots of feedback on what I do; my buddy is really good.”

“It is an open environment where people are eager to put forward their ideas.”

“We invite input as we want to evolve and adapt.”

“CGL is extremely open and honest; the doors of senior managers are always open, and they are very approachable.”

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