Geotechnical Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Geotechnical Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Geotechnical role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Geotechnical job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 73% of Geotechnical job descriptions contained geotechnical as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

geotechnical
73%
ground investigation
67%
contaminated land
53%
geology
48%
geo-environmental
45%
geotechnical engineer
28%
geoenvironmental
25%
risk assessment
23%
site investigation
23%
engineer
20%
consultancy
17%
civil engineering
14%
earth science
12%
engineering
9%
environmental
9%
contracts manager
6%
construction
6%
design engineer
6%
design technician
6%
draughtsperson
6%
geotechnical design engineer
6%
retaining structure
6%
geotechnical design
6%
soil mechanics
6%
contracting
6%
slope stability
6%
rock mechanics
6%
geo environmental
6%
ground improvement
6%
graduate
6%
remediation
3%
civil design
3%
environment
3%
ground engineering
3%
engineering geology
3%
iso
3%
logging
3%
geotechnical consultant
3%
geo-environmental engineer
3%
mechanical
3%
progression
3%
training
3%
engineering graduate
3%
geotechnical engineering
3%
environmental science
3%
environmental consultant
3%
graduate geotechnical engineer
3%
site
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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