Senior Geotechnical Engineer

27 March 20242024-03-27
Glasgow/Dunbartonshire, West Central Scotland
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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Boyd recruitment are currently recruiting a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for a well-established multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy in Glasgow.

Our client operates across several markets and offer full in-house design services to the commercial, industrial, retail, and transportation sectors.

They are looking to recruit a Senior Geotechnical Engineer on a permanent basis.

The Job

You will have graduated with a minimum of an HND and have at least three years’ experience working as a Geotechnical Engineer.

You will be working on a variety of projects with responsibilities to look after the following:

  • Foundation Inspections
  • Data collection, manipulation and interpretation of both geotechnical and chemical data as part of site investigations for wide range of schemes
  • Preparation of Geotechnical Desk Studies, Interpretative and Mining Reports
  • Design, Procurement and Supervision of Site Investigations.
  • Undertake geotechnical analysis and design e.g. foundation design, slope stability
  • assessments etc
  • Site support and monitoring activities on infrastructure construction contracts
  • Supervision of graduate and technician team members


  • First degree in Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology
  • An MSc in Geotechnical Engineering/Engineering Geology would be advantageous
  • Four to six years post graduate experience is minimum requirement
  • Evidence of working towards Chartered membership of Geological Society or Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Appreciation of current and relevant software packages
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Good report writing and communication skills required
  • Flexible and enthusiastic approach to working within a team structure
  • Confidence and ability to maximise the level of responsibility taken on projects, small and large
  • Clean driving license 

If you are interested in the Senior Geotechnical Engineer position, please apply online attaching an up-to-date CV or contact Lorna on 07765292201.

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