in geotechnical engineering

We're the Federation of Piling Specialists

The FPS is the industry body for foundation contractors. Members undertake piling and geotechnical works on construction projects.

All FPS members are independently and regularly audited to ensure they represent the best quality in the industry. The standards expected are rigorous and encompass technical ability, quality management, sustainability, safety and training.

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What is Geotechnical Engineering?

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Career Development

Our industry offers challenging and exciting roles constructing some of the UK's most recognised buildings and essential infrastructure.

Whether you're looking for an apprenticeship, want to become a ground engineer or progress to management, there are opportunities and clear routes to progress to the highest level within the industry.

If you already work in the industry, the FPS has developed courses to help you gain new skills.

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