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Senior Civil Engineer - Water / Wastewater

Mott MacDonald
Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
Feb 22, 2023
Senior Civil Engineer - Water / Wastewater

Job Description

You will lead a talented multidisciplinary team of technical specialists in the delivery of a diverse range of medium-to-large-scale water and wastewater projects. We work on design projects for many of the UK water utility companies, as well as providing specialist consultancy services to many regulated and industrial clients.

Typical duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Programme and financial management of medium to large sized projects;
  • Managing the civil design and integration with other disciplines;
  • Managing and contributing to the preparation of design deliverables to achieve the correct time / cost / quality balance for the project;
  • Business development including providing specialist support to our Account Leaders and Practices, and leading on proposals and tenders in the water and wastewater fields;
  • Line management responsibility for a number of civil engineering staff, playing a key role in their professional development.

Candidate Specification

We Are Looking?For?a Chartered Civil Engineer Who Can Demonstrate?The?Following
  • Able to lead and successfully deliver multidisciplinary projects;
  • An in-depth knowledge of the layout and interconnectivity of treatment works processes (including the selection of appropriate methods of construction and materials for water-retaining structures, pipework and plant typically found on treatment works sites);
  • A working knowledge of water and wastewater treatment process design, geotechnical engineering, structural design and hydraulics;
  • Strong communication skills to interact with other disciplines and clients, and to develop and promote the team;
  • A team leader capable of managing and motivating individuals to consistently deliver;
  • Willingness to contribute to and develop technical knowledge networks;
  • A drive to be abreast of professional development and knowledge of current and emerging technical solutions;
  • Flexibility to travel overseas (up to two weeks per trip) would be advantageous to help support our international workload.

Job Profile
The Opportunity

Interested in joining a leading multi-billion pound?organisation to work on a range of exciting schemes? Interested in working on major programmes and projects, often at the cutting edge of technology? Do you wish to take on a role with excellent opportunity for long term career prospects and the ability to work across multiple sectors?

Owning to?great success in?project?wins?for?and growing?future prospects?we have exciting opportunities?in our new?Water Team based in locations across the UK?for?a Senior Civil Engineer to join our fast-growing?Water Consultancy?team in the UK.?This is a unique opportunity for Project Leaders to be involved in some of the most complex and technically challenging work across our global business. All of?the programmes are long term opportunities allowing you to grow and develop your career throughout.

At Mott MacDonald,?were wholly owned by colleagues who work in our business. Being independent means that we can choose our own direction and focus on what we believe is important for our clients, our people and those communities which we work and live in.?We are dedicated to deliver Social Outcomes?through the use of?digital innovation and excellence in what we do. We are a family of people excited to solve complex challenges that have a positive impact on the world, and we are always looking for like-minded people to join our team.
We are looking for a talented senior civil engineer to play a pivitol role within our water and wastewater design team. This team is responsible for delivering all aspects of water and wastewater treatment projects, from feasibility to detailed design.

Equality, diversity and inclusion:
Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organisation. We promote equal opportunities and have several initiatives to create an inclusive workplace culture; Our dedicated?inclusive recruitment?page provides more information on our efforts and recognitions.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Flexible working:
At Mott MacDonald, we support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage.

We can offer:
  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Life insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & Interest free season ticket loans etc.
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