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Socotec France

Socotec France

Geographic Location

Country: France


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
71.20 - Technical testing and analysis
Number Employed: 5500
Group: Cobepa

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-03-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 08-03-2022
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2022
Planned Job Creation: 1100

Additional Information

Socotec group has announced to hire 1,100 people in France in 2022. The group is specialised in risk management, compliance and safety in construction, infrastructure and industry and is looking for technicians and engineers. It is also recruiting 200 people on work-study contracts or internships. Apparently, 295 positions will be in the Île-de-France region, 105 in Normandy, 105 in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 85 in the Hauts-de-France region and 75 in Brittany. Socotec offers training to young people who have dropped out of school and are far from employment with a permanent contract.

The company's activities are booming, particularly in property diagnostics and energy performance in buildings, inspection of equipment and installations in industry, environmental measures, and support for decarbonisation, including the control of greenhouse gas emissions. Currently, Socotec group employs 5,500 people in France.