Engineer, Exeter

Do you want to join a consultancy with a culture of innovation, openness and inclusivity?

CGL is one of the largest geotechnical and geoenvironmental specialist consultancies in the UK, and has a proven track record as an inclusive, people orientated company, delivering leading edge services for a wide range of clients.

CGL is passionate about developing the careers of our staff, with training and career development 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 are currently seeking a geotechnical/geoenvironmental engineer looking to develop their skills and experience to work at our office on the outskirts of Exeter, on projects that vary in size and nature both in the south west of England and across the UK. The role will include a mixture of office and site work and will be challenging, varied and interesting.


You will have an undergraduate degree in engineering geology or similar, and preferably have a post‐graduate degree in a geotechnical or geoenvironmental specialism. You will have one or so years’ industry experience with an understanding of UK geology and a basic knowledge of UK construction practice. You will be looking to develop your experience by taking on challenging projects and more responsibility.


Joining us, you will progress your career on a sound technical basis by doing real engineering and environmental consultancy from day one. We won’t limit you to working on desk studies and risk assessments behind the scenes for months on end. You will be able to progress your career rapidly towards Chartership, by gaining real experience of all stages of a project within a supportive team.

We are able to offer you:                                                         

  • A competitive salary and a profit related bonus scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Training and education assistance
  • Exciting and rewarding project experience
  • Generous annual leave increasing in line with service
  • Company pension scheme
  • Payment of professional subscriptions
  • Other lifestyle benefits

Applying for work with CGL

We particularly welcome direct applications for positions as well as general enquiries about job opportunities from talented people interested in working for us. We will also look at speculative applications for candidates who possess relevant qualifications from agencies who wish to become a potential future recruiting partner for CGL.

Please email your CV and covering letter to Mio Adam, HR Manager: or call Mio on : 01483 310600 for more information.

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.