Company: Wood
Skills: Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom

Wood is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer / Civil engineer preferably to join our team in the Reading offices.


We will consider applications for candidates whom are interested in contract and staff positions. The role will be an estimate 40 hours per week, lasting 9 months + - some hybrid working maybe available.


If you have experience , enjoy partnering with the client to find technical solutions, improve efficiency and safety and resolving challenges then we would love to hear from you!"


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.


Typical Responsibilities

  • Provide direction and guidance/review of geotechnical design, including foundations, deep excavations, earthworks, ground improvements
  • Perform various tasks on multiple projects within specific budgets, schedules, and deadlines; and
  • investigations and laboratory testing, development of geotechnical parameters based on the results of the investigation, and geotechnical design
  • Outlined experience in design and management of geotechnical investigation campaigns preferably in an energy or oil and gas setting.
  • Assist in management of geotechnical tasks that are self-performed or subcontracted to consultants such as;
    • delivery of drawings and specifications
    • geotechnical analyses and reports covering topics such as geotechnical investigations, earthwork, stability of slopes, bearing capacity and settlement of shallow and deep foundations, axial and lateral pile capacities, ground improvement, support of excavations, etc.
    • excellent report writing skills and the ability to provide guidance and support during design stages and the review of geotechnical interpretation and design documentation for foundations, earthworks, ground improvement etc.





Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.