Eng geol recruitment

At CCGI we recognise that our long-term success relies upon employing good people.  We work hard to earn your loyalty by having an open door policy, keeping good lines of communication and of course paying great salaries!

We are always happy to talk to talented and experienced drillers and engineers who are looking for that next step in their career. Even if your next job isn’t posted below get in touch – we’d love to hear from you.




We are currently actively recruiting for Drilling Support Operatives and Experienced Enginering Geologists


Drilling Support Operatives


Become a vital member of the Drilling Department of a geotechnical and geo-environmental ground investigation company. Assist in the operation of drilling rigs in a range of site environments throughout the UK to produce high quality samples, cores and in-situ test results to industry standards and maintain the high-quality reputation of CC Ground Investigations Ltd.


Very competitive package

  • Salaried role from £22,000 basic starting salary, commensurate with experience
  • Generous overtime payments with potential to earn a further £6,000
  • Pension and other benefits
  • Structured training and personal development/progression plan


  • Work under the instruction of a Lead Driller
  • Assist with the operation of multi-purpose geotechnical rotary drilling rigs, dynamic sampling rigs and cable percussion rigs to produce high quality geotechnical sampling, coring, open holing and in-situ testing
  • Follow instruction accurately with care and precision
  • Installation of geotechnical and geo-environmental monitoring equipment
  • Maintain company drilling rig, equipment and vehicles to a high standard
  • Follow company operational and health and safety procedures

Requirements for Drilling Support Operative:

  • Based out of Gloucester office (Innsworth) but with frequent travel
  • Willing to work throughout the UK and stay away overnight as contracts demand.
  • Enjoys working outside in a variety of site environments
  • No previous experience in this role required as fully supervised training is provided.
  • Industry relevant tickets/qualifications desirable including: CSCS, Shea Gas, PTS, BESC, CAT, manual handling, first aid, however full on the job training can be provided
  • Personal motivation, organisation and self management
  • You will possess a clean full UK driving licence, ideally with entitlement for towing and driving vehicles up to 7.5 ton, although not essential as training can be provided.


Reference ID: CCHR006

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £22,000.00 per year


Engineering Geologists.


CCGI are seeking established engineering geologists of between 1 to 5 years’ experience to work within our friendly and established teams delivering ground investigations throughout the UK. We can provide an exciting and varied workload working closely with our own in-house engineering and drilling teams, technicians and commercial staff providing you with the opportunity to develop your career and work towards Chartership.

We have an active training programme of all essential ground investigation qualifications, but also encourage staff development by attendance on courses including SARD, SSSTS, SMSTS and PRINCE2, along with bespoke technical, contractual, and commercial seminars including NEC3. Attendance at industry seminars is also encouraged.

Your bespoke training programme and training matrix is supported by dedicated engineering personnel, ensuring that your chosen career as an engineering geologist with CCGI continues to develop and be fulfilling. Attendance at Geological Society of London regional events is encouraged and there is a supported programme to work towards Chartership.

Mid-term career geologists from complimentary industries such as mineral exploration are encouraged to apply. Recent experience of similar employees into CCGI has been extremely successful. For any learning gaps attendance on relevant modules in our Graduate Training Programme can be arranged.

Your role will be predominantly site-based focusing on delivering a range of ground investigations where you will take the lead for stake holder engagement, site management, site documentation and site health and safety, often leading a team of logging engineers, drilling rigs and ancillary activities.

The ideal candidate will be a team player who takes responsibility, is well organised, quality orientated and self-motivating.

Due to the nature of the work and projects there will be a need to travel throughout the UK and stay away from home.


Essential Skills Required:

    • Geology related degree
    • 1+ years industry or industry related experience
    • Good communication skills
    • Experience of setting up and executing projects in accordance with current best working practice and standards
    • Robust approach to management of site H&S requirements
    • Full and clean UK driving license.


In return:

      • Extremely competitive salary, plus generous overtime benefits.
      • 1-3 years’ experience: Basic £26,000 to £30,000. OTE @£29,000 to £33,000.
      • 3-5 years’ experience: Basic £30,000 to £33,000. OTE @£33,000 to £36,000.
      • Full expenses paid whilst working away from the office.
      • Technical and commercial development within the CCGI training programme, delivered by experienced practitioners.
      • Proven career pathwaywithin the engineering team.


If you would like to be considered for the role please email your CV to or call 01452 739165 for more information.