Pell Frischmann is a specialist advisory and technical consultancy operating across the built and natural environment, helping to shape a better future for the communities in which we work. We offer consultancy services, with access to specialist sister companies and partners, to support both public and private-sector clients. We work across sectors encompassing buildings, infrastructure, and regeneration.

Originally formed in 1926, we have a unique heritage in delivering client-focused solutions that deliver value through our commercial awareness, sustainable aspirations, and innovative approach. Our distinctive future is defined by our ownership; Pell Frischmann is a part of RSBG SE, the patient capital investment arm of RAG-Stiftung. RAG-Stiftung is a foundation with the long-term public purpose to deal with the environmental and social commitments resulting from the closing of Germany’s coal mining industry. RSBG SE’s mission is to generate sustainable funds for the foundation; so, our work directly contributes to the challenge of fighting global pollution and climate change.

About the role

You will be joining a hardworking and successful team specialising Geotechnical Engineering projects across the UK, supporting our design teams delivering projects from concept onwards.

The team work collaboratively across the UK and is growing rapidly so we have positions available Wakefield or Manchester offices. You will have the opportunity to work on many projects across a variety of Engineering disciplines. You can find out the type of projects we work on by following

Joining Pell Frischmann will also see you part of an expert, multidisciplinary team where you will be trained in your set discipline to enable your future progression. Additionally, you will be enrolled onto our 2-year Graduate programme as a further support in your development. This exciting programme runs across about 40 hrs per year and will enable a bigger group overview of types of work, presenting the opportunity to network with others and develop key skills such as project management, personal Effectiveness, and leadership skills.


  • Conduct geotechnical site investigations, including fieldwork and laboratory testing. 
  • Perform geotechnical analyses and calculations to assess soil behaviour, slope stability, foundation design, and other relevant parameters. 
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports, drawings, and specifications. 
  • Support senior engineers in project management tasks, including budgeting and scheduling. 
  • Liaise with clients, contractors, and regulatory authorities to ensure project requirements are met efficiently and effectively. 
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in geotechnical engineering. 


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or Geology. We also accept time served applications of relevant sector.
  • Strong academic background with coursework in soil mechanics, foundation engineering, and geotechnical analysis. 
  • Proficiency in geotechnical software such as PLAXIS, GeoStudio, or similar programs. 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. 
  • Commitment to upholding the highest standards of safety and quality in all aspects of work. 

Why Pell Frischmann?

We are one of the UK's most influential and highly respected firms of infrastructure and built environment professionals. We provide a collaborative and supportive working environment, where you’ll have the freedom and flexibility to create your own pathway and make a real impact within the business and in the communities in which you will operate.

We'll support your ongoing personal and professional development as your career progresses, allowing you to reach your full potential. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all, welcoming applications from all backgrounds and are delighted to be a part of the government's Disability Confident Scheme. We're happy to talk about flexible working and are committed to promoting the wellbeing of all our employees.

In addition, you’ll receive a competitive salary and other excellent benefits you can find on the link below!

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