Geotechnical Engineer

We’re keen to speak with you if you’re seeking a geotechnical engineer role which will enhance your experience and further your development. With opportunities to work on a variety of projects in a small team setting where the experienced senior team are directly involved in delivery, and with a series of clear technical workflows to guide you, you will quickly expand your knowledge and areas of responsibility. Our friendly team will help you settle into the role and grow.

This role is intended to be predominantly office/hybrid based consultancy and will get you involved in projects of varying sizes and geotechnical complexity, from concept through to construction.


Clear and positive communicator, problem solver, passion for ground engineering and personal development, and a desire to grow your career within a growing business.


We’ve outlined below a list of responsibilities.

  • Production of drawings, calculations, reports and design documents including: Desk studies, site inspections, geological interpretation and interpretative reports
  • Contribute to the planning and procurement of ground investigations
  • Analysis of geotechnical data, preparation of ground models, design and reporting on foundations, retaining walls, soil slope stability, earthworks specification, rock slope stabilisation
  • Independently use design software, including AutoCAD, Civil 3D and GEO5
  • Knowledge of the implementation of the designers’ duties as required under CDM (2015)
  • Follow and contribute to Link Engineering procedures for completing work to the highest standard and adding value to the schemes we deliver
  • Coordinate with project engineers, engineering technicians and senior team involved in scheme delivery
  • Awareness of design guides and standards
  • Liaise with clients and third parties
  • Identify and manage risks within your area of responsibility
  • Complete site visits and investigations to review project constraints and the construction process as required within schemes


  • A degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology is essential
  • An MSc/MEng in Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, or Engineering Geology would be an advantage


  • Salary: £30,000-£40,000 depending on experience, plus benefits package worth around £2,500
  • Hours: 7.5 hours per day, 5 days per week, predominantly from our Birmingham city centre office, with hybrid working available on agreement
  • Start date: ASAP

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What Link can offer you?

We’re always happy to have an initial chat about your needs, whether you have a project you’d like some advice on, or you’re looking for a career opportunity with us. Please get in touch and a member of our senior management team will contact you.