Principal Geotechnical Engineer | Gloucester | Renewables

Posted 10 June 2024
Salary £55,000 - £65,000
Job type Contract
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNic Yates

Job description

​Principal Geotechnical Engineer - Gloucester

TGRC is excited to present a remarkable opportunity for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to lead impactful renewable energy and infrastructure projects. Based in Gloucester, this pivotal role is designed for a leader passionate about advancing sustainable engineering solutions.

Position Overview

Duration: 18-month fixed-term contract
Location: Gloucester
Experience: 2-3 years in energy projects preferred
Salary: £55,000-£65,000 per annum

Job Description

As a Principal Geotechnical Engineer, you will head a dynamic team and contribute to a wide range of cutting-edge projects. Your role will involve:

  • Team Leadership: Guide and mentor a team of geotechnical engineers, instilling a culture of excellence and innovation.

  • Advanced Site Analysis: Manage comprehensive site investigations to ensure the integration of viable and sustainable engineering solutions.

  • Design Authority: Oversee the geotechnical design aspects of large-scale projects, ensuring compliance with safety and performance standards.

  • Project Management: Coordinate the entire project lifecycle, ensuring timely and budget-compliant delivery of high-quality outcomes.

  • Stakeholder Communication: Act as the main geotechnical liaison for project stakeholders, providing clear updates and strategic recommendations.

  • Innovative Solutions: Tackle complex geotechnical challenges with innovative and effective solutions to enhance project sustainability and efficacy.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Geology, or a related field.

  • At least 2-3 years of relevant experience, particularly in renewable energy or infrastructure projects.

  • Proven leadership skills with experience in managing engineering teams.

  • Expertise in the latest geotechnical software and tools.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills.

  • Legal right to work in the UK.

Application Process

Ready to lead and make a difference? Send your CV and a cover letter highlighting your qualifications and enthusiasm for this role to Nic Yates at n.yates@tgrcinc.com.

About TGRC

TGRC specializes in recruiting top talent for the renewable energy and environmental sectors. We connect innovative professionals with companies driving sustainable change. Join us to lead ground breaking projects and help shape a more sustainable world.

This is your chance to be at the forefront of sustainable engineering. Apply now to make a lasting impact in the field!