Geotechnical Engineer


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for a Geotechnical Engineer to join an industry leading engineering consultancy based in Sheffield.

This is a great opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to join an award-winning engineering consultancy where they can work on a variety of projects, expanding their professional knowledge and career opportunities.


Our client is an established multidisciplinary consultancy; having been in the business for over 40 years they have built a reputation for the high-quality work that they produce.

They have built the business around their people and are proud of their company culture. You can expect full support with professional development and exposure to a variety of projects alongside a comprehensive benefits package.


As a Geotechnical Engineer in this business, you will be joining a team of enthusiastic professionals and taking the lead on a wide variety of exciting projects. These projects will include residential, student accommodation, industrial, education, heavy civils and commercial schemes across the UK.

The business offers a wide range of services to their clients including coal mining risk assessments, producing comprehensive foundation designs, slope stability assessment, preparing tender and contract documents, supervising geotechnical activities and site investigations.


  • Work closely and effectively with other teams in the business.
  • Visiting sites to inspect and supervise geotechnical aspects of projects (trial pitting, soakaway testing, supervising borehole investigations etc)
  • Preparing phase 1 and 2 geotechnical site investigation reports.
  • Liaising with clients and site staff effectively.
  • Carrying out detailed quantitative risk assessments.


  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Geography, Geology or Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a Geotechnical role.
  • Able to reliably commute to the office in Sheffield.
  • Personable and comfortable working as a part of a dynamic team.


£35,000-£45,000 plus a comprehensive benefits package including –

  • Flexible working policy
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance policy
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Private healthcare
  • Regular appraisals and opportunities to increase salary

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.

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