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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer M/F

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Graduate Geotechnical Engineer M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Join Our Team!

J.B. Barry and Partners Limited along with our sister company Barry Transportation are one of Ireland’s leading Consulting Engineers. We have 180 highly qualified employees and are committed to delivering cost effective and innovative solutions. To achieve this, we need dedicated, enthusiastic individuals to join the team in our offices. 


We recognise that we are dependent on our staff to deliver to our clients excellent engineered solutions, consequently we offer outstanding career opportunities and remuneration. We are committed to encouraging and supporting the careers and professional development of all our staff, as ultimately this will result in an improved service for our clients.  We offer a great place to work and competitive salaries.

Location: Dublin / Cork / Castlebar /Limerick

Salary: Negotiable

Position: Permanent, Full-Time


Job description


Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce 2D geotechnical models and drawings using geotechnical design software for routine design problems (slope stability, retaining wall design, settlement/movement impact assessment etc.).
  • Completing design calculations for foundations and applying specific methods appropriate to in-situ ground conditions.
  • Assist in producing technical documents including desk studies, ground investigation reports (GIRs), geotechnical design reports (GDRs), specifications.
  • Designing ground investigation campaigns and procurement documentation and drawings;
  • Supervising ground investigations in the field and other geotechnical related aspects of construction.
  • Scheduling laboratory tests on collected samples and reviewing results/borehole logs.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Minimum 2.1 Bachelor Degree or Masters in Civil Engineering, Engineering
  • Geology, Geology or similar related subject.
  • Enthusiasm for a career in ground engineering.
  • Can communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and outside agencies and build effective working relationships and always aiming to exceeding client expectations.
  • Adheres to all Codes of Practice, Design Standards and Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Is committed to Continued Professional Development.
    The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Problem solving and organisational skills.



  • Member of Engineers Ireland or other relevant professional body.
  • Awareness of types of engineering contracts.
  • Knowledge of BIM and an understanding of core concepts and principles.
  • Experience in the field of geotechnical works.
  • Full clean drivers license.
  • Awareness of the principles of Eurocodes in geotechnical design

Position location

Job location

Europe, Ireland



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

Less than 2 years