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Graduate Civil Engineer (Geotechnical)

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Peterborough +5

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  • You must have a Civil Engineering degree and passion for geotechnical work, knowledge of hydraulic and structural principles, strong communication skills, and experience in engineering consultancy.
  • You'll conduct geotechnical desk studies, manage projects, liaise with clients, and extend technical abilities. Your role involves advising, publicizing, and contributing to technical publications and reports.

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EngineeringPeterborough, Liverpool, Newcastle, Brighton & Hove, Manchester, London


  • You’ll be part of the Geotechnical Team led by our Associate Director. The Geotechnical team is part of the Maritime UK Advisory Group, in 5 of our UK offices. The Geotechnical Team works with all the other business lines, however, primarily works in the Maritime Sector.
  • Our Maritime team are at the forefront of innovative maritime planning, design, and development. We are multi-disciplinary experts that work on international projects to create successful ports and maritime infrastructure worldwide. We have provided expert commercial, technical and operational advice and created master plans across the five continents for a wide range of port projects.
  • Across the globe, Royal HaskoningDHV has 6,000 colleagues in 75 offices in more than 30 countries.


  • Bachelors (essential) and a Masters (desirable) in Civil Engineering or a related discipline with enthusiasm about working in the geotechnical field.
  • Some understanding of hydraulic, geotechnical, and structural principles.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A good understanding of the engineering and environmental consultancy sectors.
  • Previous experience within a team environment.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • As a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer, you’ll be immersed in a variety of responsibilities. From conducting geotechnical desk studies, liaising with clients, and managing projects, to extending the technical abilities of our Geotechnical division, not only across the UK but also internationally. Your days will be filled with exciting challenges. You’ll also have the opportunity to advise and publicise the company’s work through technical publications and papers and contribute to study reports with your engineering judgment. This role is a perfect blend of technical, commercial, and creative tasks, designed to keep you engaged and foster your growth in the field.
  • A good understanding of the practice of engineering consultancy will be advantageous, as will a broad understanding of the key drivers and risks associated with our clients’ projects, and similar breath of awareness of a range of wider industry matters, such as environmental issues and solutions.
  • We require an enthusiastic, optimistic, conscientious, and talented person with good communication skills and technical ability. The candidate must be able to work in a team and, at times, independently. The role will require close working with members of the various similar teams across the UK as well as with staff across other Business Lines. They must contribute proactively to ensure consulting services are consistently delivered to the highest standards, meeting and exceeding clients’ needs.


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Full time

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Peterborough, Liverpool, Newcastle, Brighton & Hove, Manchester, London