Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Architectural And Engineering Activities; Technical Testing And Analysis
71.20 - Technical testing and analysis

1,100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
8 March 2022
Employment effect (start)
8 March 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2022


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.



Eurofound (2022), Socotec France, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 106573, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106573.