Trainee Geotechnical Engineer

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Trainee Geotechnical Engineer

Great Yarmouth

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What do we promise?

  • Creating new horizons, literally
  • Being part of the energy transition
  • Being part of the energy transition

What do we ask of you?

  • A pro-active attitude
  • Eager to learn
  • Continuous personal development

How you can make your mark

How you can make your mark
Make your mark as a Trainee Geotechnical Engineer at Gardline!

As a Trainee Geotechnical Engineer you will carry out technical report writing within the field of geotechnics and geophysics.

Your responsibilities:

  • Compile factual geotechnical reports in the field and office workplace.
  • Soil description and basic testing in the onshore laboratory.
  • Perform computerized data processing and prepare results in accordance with industry standards and in-house practices.
  • An understanding of GIS.
  • Assist other disciplines in the field of geology.
  • Acquire and process high quality data offshore, following instruction from offshore team and party chief.
  • Undertake basic offshore laboratory testing and soil and rock logging.

Your qualities
You can make your mark if you have:

  • MSc would be beneficial but not essential.
  • A minimum BSc or equivalent degree with a specialisation in Geology.
  • Work experience in the industry would be beneficial (not essential).
  • Competent ICT user including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook.
  • A good understanding of the English language and grammar
  • Able to travel

We offer

What you can expect

  • A range of benefits: In addition to your salary and flexible work arrangements, you will receive an annual holiday entitlement of 22 days (based on a full-time contract) which increases over time, a salary sacrifice pension scheme, access to private healthcare through Bupa as well as cycle to work and eye test schemes!
  • Career opportunities: We challenge you every day to get better. Together we realise your full personal and professional career by creating development opportunities be that onshore or offshore.  Being part of the Boskalis Group also provides access to a vast range of opportunities literally across the globe!
  • A warm welcome: We warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel at home as soon as possible. During your onboarding program, we give you all the ins and outs of Gardline!

About Boskalis

Gardline Limited is part of the Boskalis group of companies.  Working at Gardline is about exploration. In a world where population growth, an increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to explore your career and find innovative and relevant solutions for complex projects.  ​

For a business to succeed, it needs the right people, with the right skills and values. We seek exceptional individuals who champion our values-based culture and team spirit. Here at Gardline, we are committed to each and every one of our staff members worldwide. We empower our staff to gain new skills, bring new ideas to the table, to grow and develop. Together!


Extra information

  • Fulltime role:Onboard Gardline's vessels working 12 hour shifts, office based in Great Yarmouth for the first 6 months for training.
  • Procedure: All you need to do to apply for a job is to complete the online application process and send it to us along with your CV and cover letter. As soon as you have sent your application, you will receive a confirmation email. If both sides are happy to proceed after interview(s), we will make you an offer to join Gardline. After successfully completing all the steps in the procedure, we warmly welcome you to our organisation.

Want to know more?
We are more than happy to answer your questions about the position of Trainee Geotechnical Engineer. Please contact the Recruitment Team via


Please apply by filling in your details and by uploading your cover letter and CV on our careers site.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies. In general, we don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Boskalis colleagues or associated Boskalis companies.

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and apply today!

Samantha Massingham

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Samantha Massingham

T: +447740082419

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