Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer


Due to an increasing forward workload, we are currently looking to appoint an experienced Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join the Edinburgh Office.  The successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to work on a variety of projects spanning the transportation, industrial, retail, residential and commercial sectors.


  • Geotechnical reporting and management of site investigations
  • Manipulation and interpretation of geotechnical data from site investigations for wide range of schemes
  • Prepare ground models and design parameters
  • Undertake Geotechnical analysis and design e.g. Pile design, settlement, slope stability assessments etc
  • Manage and mentor junior staff

Qualifications / Experience: 

  • First degree in Civil Engineering / Geotechnical Engineering/Engineering Geology
  • An MSc in Geotechnical Engineering/Engineering Geology would be advantageous
  • Experience in use of geotechnical software for slope stability modelling, rock slope design, Settle 3D
  • Experience of PLAXIS would be advantageous
  • Typically, six to eight years post graduate experience approaching chartership through Institution of Civil Engineers or Geological Society
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Flexible and enthusiastic approach to working within a team structure
  • Good communication skills across disciplines
  • Clean driving license

For the right candidate, the role can offer a structured training programme and excellent career progression opportunities within a friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its clients, and a clear vision for innovation.  The benefits include a competitive salary, according to skills and experience, together with an excellent flexible benefits package.

To apply for this position, send your CV to stating the position you are applying for.