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

1,500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
3 April 2023
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2023
Foreseen end date
31 December 2023


Socotec, the French leader in control, technical inspection and certification has announced the recruitment of 1500 employees in France in 2023 and 200 apprentices. The group, which is specialised in the construction and verification of equipment, is looking in particular for energy and nuclear specialists, construction engineers, renewable energy technicians, HSE experts, but also safety coordinators and preventionists. 

The Belgian group Socotec employs a total of 11,300 people in 26 countries. In France, Socotec has 5,500 employees and a turnover of €1.2 billion.

A previous recruitment announcement has been recorded in the ERM database in 2022 with 1,100 recruitments (FR-Socotec-2022).



Eurofound (2023), Socotec, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 108755, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/108755.