Senior Civil Engineer

Mott MacDonald
Durham, North East
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Senior Civil Engineer

Job Description
As a Civil Engineer for Mott MacDonald Bentley you will be working in a creative and challenging environment, delivering a wide range of projects across our Northumbrian Water, Yorkshire Water and United Utilities frameworks. Responsible for the delivery of efficient and sustainable solutions, you will work within a multi-disciplinary project team in the delivery of water and wastewater treatment solutions from inception through to completion of construction. As a member of Mott MacDonald you will be part of an exciting and diverse team, able to draw on the experience and support of a prestigious corporate employer with over 16,000 staff world-wide. Working within our MMBC Unit your projects will also benefit from the early contractor involvement that comes from our fully integrated JN Bentley construction delivery teams, where you will provide solutions that are practical, safe to build and safe to operate. This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your technical and management skills, grow your professional network, and provide you with excellent long-term potential to advance your career.
Our flexible working environment will allow you to work from home, office and on site to suit your needs and the needs of your projects, and we will provide you with the support you require to develop personally and professionally in a dynamic Design-and-Construct environment.
Your work as a Senior Civil Engineer will include the following activities:
  • Work collaboratively with members of the MMB and client project teams and contribute to creating a positive and engaging environment.
  • Supervise the work of more junior civil engineers, providing technical and professional guidance to aid their development.
  • Contribute to driving an excellence and right first time culture in the team, including identifying and helping to address any competency gaps in the civil design.
  • Contribute to the identification and development of affordable and low carbon solutions, including risk management, meeting the requirements of the project scope through innovative or standardised designs.
  • Support engagement with suppliers and subcontractors and undertake technical reviews of their design/equipment.
  • Understand our clients standards and support the Design Lead and team to ensure that the civil design outputs comply with the required standards and quality requirements, to achieve client acceptance.
  • Support the Project Leader and Design Lead in technical meetings with our clients to achieve design acceptances.
  • Positively engage with our clients to develop relationships and influence, and to enhance our reputation and adopting a One-Team approach to support them in achieving their aims.
  • Engage with the appropriate Mott MacDonald Practices and develop relationships with the wider Mott MacDonald Group to enhance yours and MMBs performance.
  • Supporting the Project Leader in the outline and detailed design of multi-disciplinary water and wastewater schemes for our Northumbrian Water, Yorkshire Water and United Utilities framework clients.
  • You will provide design support to the site team during the construction stage and will be integral in contributing towards successful project close-outs and post-project reviews.

Candidate Specification
  • Qualified Civil engineer with experience in water, or wastewater, non-infrastructure, and infrastructure design.
  • Have a broad understanding of water / Wastewater sector process plant.
  • Use of software packages for carrying out civil design calculations.
  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary teams
  • Understanding of designers responsibilities under CDM
  • Proven record in mentoring and developing junior staff in design.
  • Understanding of program, budget and quality requirements.
  • An understanding of procurement and construction.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

Salary range is competitive, commensurate with experience, skills and qualifications.

What we can offer:
At Mott MacDonald Bentley you will be offered a competitive salary which is commensurate based on your experience. Our core benefits include:
  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Annual professional institution subscription costs
  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including cycle to work scheme and interest free season ticket loans

Job Profile
Other information
This is a Mott MacDonald Bentley role, employed by Mott MacDonald.
Mott MacDonald Bentley is a joint venture business, established in 1999 between civil engineering contractor JN Bentley and global management consultancy, Mott MacDonald.

Mott MacDonald Bentley offers fully integrated design and build services to its clients, combining the contracting expertise of JN Bentley and the design specialisms of Mott MacDonald.

This role is employed by Mott MacDonald but will involve working across the joint venture business, both with Mott MacDonald and JN Bentley colleagues.

About Mott MacDonald
Mott MacDonald is a global engineering, management and development consultancy.

Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each persons differences and striving to meet their needs.

Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We promote an open and transparent culture and a workplace where everyone feels included and is treated fairly and with respect.

Agile working
We are committed to providing a flexible and agile working environment that supports both our employees and the needs of the business. ? ?This role is likely to be predominantly home based, with opportunity for some agile working.

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