Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

CampbellReith is looking for a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer to work in our London office.

Contract: Permanent

Reference: LON-GGE-2024


In 2023, CampbellReith was named Ground Engineering Geotechnical Consulting Firm of the Year and we now have an opportunity for a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer to join our team and help further develop our geotechnical services.

You will be joining an independent award winning multidisciplinary engineering consultancy with a reputation for innovative and sustainable design. We actively support the profession, collaborating with the AGS, the IStructE and Ground Engineering magazine to further geotechnical knowledge across the industry.

We have a diverse and dynamic team of experienced geotechnical engineers who will guide and mentor you in the development of your career in ground engineering, and you will have access to all the key geotechnical software packages required to provide the best advice.

CampbellReith is committed to the training and continuous development of our staff through both informal and formal paths towards chartership.


CampbellReith is looking for a highly motivated Graduate Geotechnical Engineer, ready to start out on their career by becoming involved in our current projects and helping further develop our skills and client base.

You will gain experience in the design and management of ground investigations, the preparation of ground models, geotechnical design and modelling including foundations, earthworks, retaining walls and slopes, and the provision of geotechnical advice to clients and colleagues. You will gain experience in the preparation and review of Ground Movement Assessments, specialist contractor’s submissions and site supervision.

We are currently working in a wide range of sectors across the UK, including healthcare and education, affordable housing, specialist geotechnical design, the regeneration of brownfield sites and complex city centre developments. Projects are varied, with values ranging from £1m to more than £250m.

Key Skills

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A degree in civil engineering, engineering geology or an MSc in a ground engineering discipline. Structural engineering and geology degrees with a strong focus on geotechnical engineering will also be considered.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • An aptitude for the use of geotechnical software.
  • A UK driving licence.

What we are looking for

You must share our enthusiasm for geotechnics and be committed to completing tasks to the highest standard and on time. A determination to continue your development is essential and you will be encouraged to, and supported in, obtaining chartered status.

We encourage our staff to have vision, problem-solving capabilities, ambition, enthusiasm, and drive. We recognise that people are the key to our success. We ensure that we provide colleagues with a varied workload and will encourage you to extend yourself in order to reach your full potential. The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A questioning/ challenging approach.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • The ability to make correct judgements whilst recognising their limitations.
  • The ability to work and communicate effectively as part of a team.

Working for CampbellReith

CampbellReith provides the opportunity to work in a friendly, flexible and dynamic environment on a large variety of interesting projects within the UK and abroad alongside a competitive salary, pension and holiday allowance.

We operate a Company Approved Training Scheme through the Institution of Civil Engineers and can provide structured training to candidates seeking Chartership with both the ICE and the Geological Society of London. We are committed to the training and personal development of our staff.

Our colleagues also enjoy the option of hybrid working and professional fees for up to two institutions are covered.

You will be able to join CampbellReith’s Social Club, run by and for the staff, which organises social events, as well as corporate social responsibility activities and the opportunity to contribute a day a year to a voluntary organisation.

To apply

Please email: quoting reference: LON-GGE-2024

CampbellReith is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, marital status, race, colour, nationality, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief.