Geotechnical Engineer

First People Solutions
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£28000 - £40000/annum Hybrid working, pension
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Geotechnical Engineer

Glasgow and Edinburgh

FPS is working with a successful Consulting Engineer who is looking for Geotechnical Engineers to join their ground engineering team. Our client provides engineering and design solutions to a wide range of important sectors both in the UK and overseas. This role provides a unique opportunity to be a part of a successful team, be involved in large and exciting geotechnical projects on an international scale and be part of a forward-thinking company.

Please contact us if you're looking for a new challenge in 2023, whether you're an Engineer or Assistant Engineer.


Prepare and check design calculations and specifications for geotechnical works such as bearing capacity, settlement, slope stability, earthworks, etc
Conduct feasibility studies, ground investigations and design
Assist in the delivery of the design of geotechnical elements of existing and future projects
Prepare calculations, drawings and relevant documents and ensuring these are monitored during project lifecycle

What we need from you:

Degree in Civil Engineering, Geology, Earth Science or equivalent
3 years of professional experience working with a geotechnical consultancy in the UK
Relevant experience, knowledge and skill of geotechnical principal and standards
Knowledge of relevant geotechnical software
Full UK driving licence

What's in it for you?

Involved in a range of prestigious civil infrastructure projects across the UK (highways, rail, energy infrastructure, etc)
Excellent mentorship, training and coaching to achieve chartered status (CEng)
Multi discipline engineering environment with specialist engineers across various teams
Competitive salary
Hybrid working arrangement
Pension and life assurance

Please apply online with your most recent CV if you are interested in this position. We're happy to talk if you're not yet ready to submit your CV, just call Debbie at (phone number removed)

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