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With an ever-expanding workload, Binnies, part of the RSK Group, are looking for Graduate Geotechnical Engineers to join our growing Water Consultancy business.

The team consults, delivers and manages geotechnical engineering for Critical Human Infrastructure projects in the Water and Flood Risk Management sector for clients including The Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, Local Authorities and Water Utility Companies.

The candidate for this role should have an aspiration to follow a technical career. The ability to travel to Client offices and project sites is essential.

Key responsibilities

  • The design and preparation of documentation for ground investigations,
  • Site supervision of ground investigations,
  • Collation and interpretation of the results of ground investigations,
  • Preparation of sections and drawings illustrating geological conditions,
  • Design of engineering solutions for earthworks, foundations, slopes and retaining structures,

Qualifications & requirements

You should possess and be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and knowledge:

  • Degree in Relevant Subject – Civil Engineering preferred
  • Motivated to work on flood and coastal risk management and water projects
  • Understand the importance of budget and programme control
  • Ability to work under time pressure and balance multiple priorities
  • Ability to design, plan and organise tasks
  • Collaborative individual that helps to build strong effective teams
  • Ability to liaise with internal clients to develop relationships across the business
  • Proactive and methodical approach to problem solving as an individual and as part of a team with a desire to find a solution
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Be driven to develop and improve your technical skills and advance your career.


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working (part time available, remote working for part of the role)
  • Flexible benefits e.g. buy annual leave, varying pension contributions, options for private healthcare
  • Continuous training and development – tailored training agreements towards chartership

About us

We develop intelligent solutions using our award-winning integrated planning and design approach to deliver functional infrastructure and lasting environmental and social legacies. This is backed by a culture that has stayed true since our foundation over 100 years ago. We create new possibilities for humanity through our innovative approach to delivery.

Together with our clients, we are always striving to find a smarter way to deliver projects. From providing low carbon, sustainable and resilient water solutions, flood alleviation and environment services, to connecting people with insights and data. Our business exists to improve the quality of life for our local communities today and for generations to come.

Binnies is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” 

RSK operates as a group of synergistic businesses with a growth strategy centred on diversification to build a resilient business that can withstand external pressures while also bringing more value to clients and opportunities to employees. 

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