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, Experienced Engineering Geologists and Graduate Engineering Geologists

Graduate Engineering Geologist

CCGI are now recruiting for our next intake of geoscience graduates for summer 2022 to develop a career within a friendly, thriving, privately owned site investigation contractor based in Gloucestershire.
Personal Description
Ideally suited to current and recent graduates, however geologists from other geology based industries would be welcomed if they show suitable transferable skills and adaptability. The individuals should be well organised team players, who are quality orientated and self-motivating. A full UK driving license and driving experience is essential.
Job Description
CC Ground provides a robust graduate training and mentoring scheme to develop skills and experience for a proven career path within the company. Mentoring and support towards Chartered Geologist status is also provided. This is a predominantly a fieldwork-based role undertaking a wide range of engineering duties on sites throughout the UK. The individual must be able to work and communicate well, both as an individual and as part of a larger engineering team.

The role will include:

• Successful completion of the graduate training programme
• Working within a wide variety of industry sectors including environmental, infrastructure and communications.
• Collection and processing of site data.
• In-situ testing and monitoring.
• Project management of the fieldworks phase of projects.
• Communication with stakeholders.

Desirable skills include:

• Interest to succeed and develop a career as an Engineering Geologist.
• Interest in developing field-based skills.
• Excellent communication and organisational skills
• Willingness to work away from home.

The role offers a very competitive package, including paid overtime, and represents a fantastic opportunity for the right candidates with an OTE of £31k

• 33 days annual leave including Bank Holidays
• Company pension
• Employee discounts & benefits

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to

Labourer – Drilling Support Operative

Salary: Up to £31,000 OTE + New CC Ground Employee benefits package

About Us:

Interested in a career in the drilling industry? Then CC Ground is your entry point!

CC Ground Investigations are an established site investigation contractor based in Gloucester. We have over 20 years’ experience in delivering successful, high-quality projects of all sizes to a wide variety of clients. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to join our team to lead the way in delivering these works. CCGI are a dynamic and forward-thinking group of people, where we can offer a great opportunity for you to further your career, develop your skills and help drive our business forward to the next level.


· Extremely competitive salary starts from £24,000.

· Generous overtime payments with OTE range of £27,000 – £31,000

· 33 days holiday, including bank/public holidays

· Holiday trading (buy/sell annual leave)

· Pension scheme

· Company sick pay

· Long service awards (additional holiday & gift awards)

· Employee discounts and benefits on travel, leisure & retail

· Recognition & Reward Program

· Recruitment referral scheme up to £1,500

· Free onsite parking

· Full expenses paid whilst working away inc

· Structured training and personal development/progression plan

· Proven career pathway

Job Description:

Become a vital member of the Drilling Department of a 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. The role will involve working on a number of varying contracts throughout the UK

Main Responsibilities

· Work under the direct supervision 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

· General labouring duties to assist in the recovery of high-quality core samples

· Follow company operational and health and safety procedures

Essential Skills Required:

· Based out of Gloucester office (Innsworth) 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 is key to being successful

· 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.

· Due to the nature of the role would suit hardworking individuals with aspirations to further develop a career in the drilling industry to gain up to NVQ Level 3 Land Drilling.

· Previous experience of working in either the construction or agriculture sector would be of an advantage.

· Full training/support will be given with a clear identifiable career pathway.

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


Experienced Engineering Geologists.

Job Description:

We 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.


· Extremely competitive salary plus generous overtime benefits

· 1-3 years’ experience: Basic up to £32,000 this would include overtime range of £3,000 – £5,000.

· 5 years’ +: Basic up to £38,000. With additional overtime OTE range of £41,000 – £45,000.

· 33 days holiday, including bank/public holidays

· Holiday trading (buy/sell annual leave)

· Pension scheme

· Long service awards (additional holiday & gift awards)

· Employee discounts and benefits on travel, leisure & retail

· Recognition & Reward Program

· Recruitment referral scheme up to £1,500

· Free onsite parking

· Full expenses paid whilst working away from the office

· Technical and commercial development with the CCGI training programme, delivered by experienced practitioners.

· Proven career pathway

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