Graduate Engineering Geologist, Geotechnical Engineer, Environmental Scientist – Basingstoke


Southern Testing has been established for more than 50 years providing geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy and contracting services to the private and public sectors. We are ranked in the top 20 engineering consultants in the UK and probably in the top 5 geotechnical/ geoenvironmental consultants.

Your Role and Qualifications

You will be qualified to at least degree level in civil engineering, engineering geology, geology, mining geology or environmental science. The degree of experience required for this position is flexible, but we envisage you may have up to 1-2 years experience, or this may be your first professional position. Any experience you do have might be with another site investigation company, engineering consultancy or similar.

You will have the opportunity to help grow our regional office in Hannington, near Basingstoke, Hampshire. You will be required, depending on your experience, to carry out desk studies, specify and carry out basic site investigations and write interpretative reports under supervision. The role will involve a significant amount of site work. It would suit someone who likes outdoor work but is looking for a good mix of site work and office based work.

A full valid UK driving license is required.

What We Can Offer You

We are looking for high calibre candidates and in return we are offering a very generous package. The benefits package will include:
• Competitive Salary
• Annual, Christmas and Profit Related Bonuses
• 23 days’ leave on commencement, rising to 28 days’ annual leave.
• Stakeholder pension scheme
• Non-contributory life assurance scheme
• Professional membership fees paid

A Company car is also provided after progression to Project Engineer status.

We are an independent, management owned company with a strong commitment to our staff, evidenced by our low staff turnover (more than 50% of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years). We have a total staff of 75 with 55-60 professional/technically qualified. We put a strong emphasis on professional development for all our staff. We provide an in-house programme of training for all staff, and external CPD training days. We encourage attendance at professional meetings with financial incentives for evening meetings.

If you are interested please apply to Stuart Pratt, at Southern Testing headquarters in East Grinstead, Sussex. If you would like to discuss the position informally you may speak to Stuart on 01342 333123. Alternatively please send an email to


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