Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Start date: Immediate
Office: Redhill
Contract: Permanent

We have a requirement for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our busy team to support our increasing workload and develop geotechnical services to our internal and external clients.

Reference SGE-RED-07/2019


CampbellReith is looking for a highly motivated Senior Geotechnical engineer, ready to take the next step in their career to become involved in our current projects and help further develop our skills and client base.

You will be joining an independent award winning (winner of Ground Engineering Geotechnical Consulting Firm of the Year 2017) multidisciplinary engineering consultancy with a reputation for innovative and sustainable design. We are an AGS member firm and our team of geotechnical engineers and environmental scientists contains highly qualified and experienced chartered engineers, geologists and scientists.

We are currently working on a wide range of sectors including infrastructure, specialist geotechnical designs, education, health, commercial, residential, leisure, regeneration and masterplanning, and we work both in the UK and internationally.


You will be joining CampbellReith in a position to interact with a team of experienced engineers, to manage some of your work independently while collaborating with your colleagues in the design and delivery of the projects.

You must be able to take the geotechnical lead on projects, demonstrate experience in the design and management of ground investigations, the preparation of thorough and considered interpretive geotechnical assessments, geotechnical design and modelling, and the provision of geotechnical advice to clients and colleagues.

Proven experience of the design of civil engineering, geotechnical structures, the use of associated software and thorough knowledge of geotechnical design standards are essential. The ideal candidate will hold chartered status or be close to applying.

Key Skills

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering with a focus towards geotechnical engineering modules. A structural engineering background with a focus on geotechnical engineering also considered.
  • Five years or more experience within an engineering consultancy.
  • Strong interpretive report writing skills.
  • Experience in the use of geotechnical software such as Plaxis, Wallap, Oasys suite (Pdisp, Xdisp, Alp) etc.
  • A UK driving license.

What we are looking for

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

  • A questioning/ challenging approach.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to make correct judgements.
  • The ability to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
  • commercial and client focused approach

What we offer

CampbellReith are providing the opportunity to work in a growing, sociable team on a large variety of interesting projects within the UK and abroad alongside a competitive salary and holiday allowance. We are committed to the training and continuous development of our staff through both informal and formal paths towards chartership.

You will have the opportunity to be part of CampbellReith’s Social Club, run by and for the staff, which organize leisure events (past events include go-karting, comedy club nights, interactive dining experiences and nightlife events) as well as corporate social responsibility activities including participation in local runs and fundraising for various charities.

To apply

Please email:, quoting reference SGE-RED-07/2019

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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.