New employees


Juha Mikkola has begun working as a ground investigator and Helena Erkkilä as a technical assistant in the company.

Stora Enso POOL Project


Geobotnia Oy is the consultant in Stora Enso Oyj’s POOL Project. The project is part of a larger whole, linked to the renewal of production at the Oulu plant in Nuottasaari.

Column penetration tests and column vane shear tests


Geobotnia Oy has added column penetration tests and column vane shear tests to their range of services. The first ones are used to determine the shear strength of a column while the latter ones are used to determine the shear strength of a column at a certain depth.

In addition to these quality control tests, we offer amongst other the following ground and rock investigations:

o   weight sounding tests, dynamic probing tests and static dynamic penetration tests
o   piezocone penetration tests (CPTU), vane tests, pressuremeter tests
o   groundwater standpipe installations in soil and rock as well as water samplings
o   disturbed and undisturbed soil samplings
o   percussion drilling with drill rods or casing pipes
o   core samplings in rock
o   packer tests in rock, rock core sample logging and mineral aggregate tests


The first column vane shear test done by Geobotnia Oy

Geobotnia Oy designing the biggest wind turbines in the Nordics


Geobotnia Oy is responsible for geotechnical design of TuuliWatti Oy’s Viinamäki wind farm. In addition to geotechnical design, we are responsible for instance ground and bedrock investigations.

There will be five turbines installed in the wind farm. These turbines are as yet the biggest in the Nordic countries. The new wind farm will begin production in 2019.

Read more here: Yle News tai Newspaper Kaleva.

A new designer


Janne Kauppila started as a designer in the company.

A new junior designer


Juulia Väisänen has started working as a junior designer in the company.

Two new members to our field crew


Two new fieldworkers have started the training phase of the ground investigator recruitment programme at Geobotnia Oy on Monday, 27 November. The programme attracted a lot of interest and after the interviews carried out by the attending companies, a group of a little more than ten people was selected for the programme.

For more information about working opportunities at Geobotnia Oy, click here.

New employees


MSc (Tech.) Pauliina Sutela has started working as a geotechnical designer in Geobotnia Oy.

In addition, our field crew was reinforced as Tanja Yli-Pyky joined the team.

Ground investigator recruitment training – apply by 5 October!


Geobotnia Oy is recruiting new ground investigators who complete the recruitment training arranged by Amiedu in cooperation with Finnish Geotechnical Society SGY and the Public employment and business services. The training lasts 120 days between 30 October 2017 and 23 April 2018.

Apply for training by 5 October 2017!

For more information click here.

We are recruiting – apply by 30 June!


Currently, we are seeking personnel for the following positions for an indefinite period:



We appreciate at least 5 years work experience as a designer, a suitable degree (MSc or BSc), English language skills, AutoCAD expertise (AutoCAD Civil is considered an advantage) and geotechnical calculation software management.



Work is related to house, infra and industrial construction. Knowing geotechnical design methods and programs as well as AutoCAD-based design systems is considered an advantage. In addition, we value previous experience of designing mine dams. We offer challenging tasks that meet the demands of your level.



Tasks include soil and bedrock investigations and surveying.


For further information, please contact: MSc Olli Nuutilainen, tel. +358 400 684 297, and MSc Janne Herva, tel. +358 40 533 1212. Apply by sending your free-form application and curriculum vitae with salary request by 30 June 2017 at