Geotechnical Engineer

Contact Zoe Hamilton
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
  • Location: MunsterKerryLimerick
  • Sector: Power & Energy

Our client, a multidisciplined engineering and environmental consultancy, is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join their team in Kerry or Limerick.


Why Apply with Sonas?

  • Experts in Semiconductor, Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing recruitment.
  • Provide you with full preparation and details on the role you are applying for.
  • One point of contact – throughout your interview process.
  • Immediate interviews for suitably qualified candidates.


The Geotechnical Engineer will help to support our senior engineers in the design, supervision, and delivery of a broad range of projects, across a wide variety of sectors, including, commercial and public sector, energy, and other civil works.


Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • You will join our Geotechnical sector, which is responsible for a wide range of energy, road, and commercial projects throughout Ireland.
  • The successful candidate will be involved in all phases of project development from conceptual design, site investigation, and detailed design, through to on-site monitoring.
  • Aid senior engineers in the design elements for projects to current regulations and design standards.
  • Help in the production of drawings and reports.
  • Co-ordinate with engineers of other disciplines and the wider group.
  • Attend meetings with clients, other consultants, and contractors during the course of projects.
  • Ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines.
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • Conducting site visits across Ireland and attending meetings across Ireland.
  • Prepare geotechnical investigation plans including field investigations and laboratory testing.
  • Prepare Geotechnical factual reports, interpretive reports, and baseline reports.
  • Prepare design basis memoranda, technical memoranda, and reports, and coordinate report preparation within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Planning and managing CAD documentation, working closely with CAD Technicians
  • Prepare technical specifications and participate in the analysis of bids.



  • QQI Level 8 or 9 Qualification in an accredited Engineering programme.
  • At least 2+ years experience as a Geotechnical Engineer.
  • Good knowledge and experience of current EN Standards.
  • AutoCAD and drafting software experience.
  • Excellent level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proactive, a good communicator with the ability to work well with others in a multi-disciplinary project team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Full Driving Licence in Category B.
  • Knowledge of current government forms of contract documentation would be an advantage.




  • Competitive salary.
  • Friendly, Flexible working environment.
  • Paid Maternity Leave.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Protection of life and long-term illness cover.
  • 22 days annual leave.
  • Paid professional membership fee.
  • CPD Programme with support and mentoring.
  • Wellness Programme
  • Active Sports and Social Club
  • Support to attaining the professional qualification of Chartered Engineer



For more information or to apply directly email



Apply Now

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf, Max. file size: 256 MB, Max. files: 2.
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.