Senior Geotechnical 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 their 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.

Attributes to fill this role would include:

  • Competence in the use of Eurocode design including piling, piled walls, foundations, temporary works, soil nails, ground anchors and the planning, implementation and interpretation of site investigations
  • Experience of project managing and delivering detailed design engineering solutions, drawings and specifications including slope stability, earthworks, basements, deep excavations and/or retaining structures
  • Ability to work in collaboration with other engineering disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • A team player with a mature approach including first-class inter-personal skills
  • Around 3-5 years relevant experience of working on geotechnical projects in the UK
  • Working towards becoming a Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or appropriate professional body.

Knowledge of geoenvironmental engineering and its interaction with geotechnical design would be a benefit. You will be expected to combine site work with design work and investigation and project management in a dynamic office environment.

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 Business Partner: or call Mio on 01483 310600 for more information.

CGL is committed to a positive policy that 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.