Senior Geotechnical Engineer

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer. As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer this role will be responsible for managing large, complex ground investigation projects and having the expertise to write first class interpretative reports, this individual is expected to bring a significant amount of experience in ground investigation and be chartered or actively working towards it.

You will be based at our Hamilton Scotland location. 

Responsibilities and Activities:

·       Safety – risk assessment and site safety

·       Management of large ground investigations

·       Site and office based supervision of staff

·       Interpretative and factual reporting

·       Site preparation, supervision and management

·       Project management

·       Data management

·       Mentoring of junior staff

·       Risk Assessment and Method Statement Production

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • BSc in Civil Engineering or similar
  • BS5930, Eurocodes etc, Specification for GI
  • Risk Assessment & Site Management experience
  • Project and Client Management
  • Reporting
  • Five to ten years in the ground Investigation industry
  • Extensive experience of site management of larger investigations – multiple aspects
  • Extensive commercial and contractual awareness
  • Good client management skills and experience
  • Qualifications - CSCS, SMSTS, First Aid, EUSR1
  • Role: Senior Geotechnical Engineer   

Location: Hamilton Scotland

Duration: Permanent

Hours: Full time – 45 hours

Salary: Competitive  

We are Igne Group Limited, a synergetic amalgamation of six companies, renowned within our respective fields, with over 350 years of combined experience. A one-stop-shop for pre- and post-construction services. Igne’s six service categories are: site investigation, testing, unexploded ordnance, water wells, geothermal, and geo-environmental.

Igne was formed to offer actionable insight and critical services available on time, on budget, and on scope. By uniting SafeLane UK UXO, WB&AD Morgan, Raeburn Drilling and Geotechnical (including the Northern branch), Terra Tek, DTS Raeburn, and Allied Exploration and Geotechnics, Igne offers strength in depth and breadth of services and capabilities. It offers stand-alone or fully integrated services and can support an entire project’s lifecycle.

If you feel like joining an innovative, fast paced and dedicated team who are making a difference, send us your up-to-date CV to, we would love to hear from you.

We are committed to equal opportunities for all staff. Applications are encouraged regardless of age, sex, disability, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.


LocationHamilton, Scotland

TitleSenior Geotechnical Engineer


HoursFull Time

How to apply

Please Contact Sharon Hemingway - Head of HR

Contact NameSharon Hemingway

Tel0371 789 1000