01423 799 950


Closing date for applications: 10-04-2023

We are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable professional engineering geologist / geotechnical engineer to join our dynamic geotechnical department in this growing Yorkshire-based company. This exciting role combines a range of office duties with field work in order to deliver geotechnical services for transmission / distribution network clients.


Energyline is a fast-growing independent multi-disciplinary engineering, planning and environmental consultancy based in North Yorkshire, specialising in the design and consenting of power system projects including overhead lines and underground cables.


The Geotechnical Department is seeking an enthusiastic and conscientious geologist with over 5 year’s experience to join our experienced team of geotechnical experts to assist with servicing our projects throughout the powersystems sector. In addition to providing technical advice we are supported by our Ground Investigation Department, providing both intrusive and non-intrusive activities.


Our head office is based near Knaresborough, while much of our fieldwork occurs throughout the UK with particular emphasis on the Scottish Highlands / Islands.


Location: Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.


Salary: £30, 500 per annum.

Role specific responsibilities

Summary of duties:

  • Geo-environmental desk studies for linear infrastructure projects (OHL, cables and pipelines).
  • Site reconnaissance, geomorphological mapping and asset assessments.
  • Ground investigation supervision including logging / sampling to BS5930 / EC7.
  • Project management of medium to large size schemes. Supervising graduate and junior staff.
  • Preparing ground models, producing analytical sections and engineering parameters.
  • Factual (GIR) and Interpretative report writing (GDR).
  • Geotechnical data analysis, processing and production of mapping.
  • Office support - project planning, proposal and cost preparation, business development.


Experience required

Necessary Skills:

  • Relevant geosciences degree (i.e. Geology, Earth Sciences, or Geotechnical Engineering).
  • Proficient in soil / rock logging, sampling, and site supervision.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good working knowledge of ArcGIS.
  • Proficiency with geotechnical software (e.g. GeoFine, Slope/w, Holebase) is advantageous.
  • Practical problem solving abilities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • An interest in developing both technical and project management skills.


Energyline supports candidates to develop their skills, knowledge and career in a structured performance related environment.


Candidates must have full UK driving licence and be available to travel to site locations within the UK, and occasionally overseas.


The role includes a 50/50 split between office (incl. work from home) and site work. Fieldwork programs can be in remote locations and may require mobilisations (10 days on / 4 off). Our work involves access remote areas on foot, and requires confidence driving off-road (training to be provided).


Please upload a copy of your CV with a covering letter via the Recruitment page of our website or send directly to careers@energyline.ltd.uk.


This position is available immediately.


For further details or for any questions you may have, please contact the Geotechnical Department (01423-799 950).

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