Civil Engineer

Mott MacDonald
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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

Job Description

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for its employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

About the role
We're currently recruiting for a Civil Engineer who is interested in a career within the design team in our Transmission & Distribution division. Youll receive on the job training and work towards providing specialist advice, designs, reports, and engineering input across a portfolio of projects.

This role gives enthusiastic, ambitious professional engineers a real opportunity to work on major infrastructure energy projects across the UK, Ireland and Europe. Our design teams are directly contributing to the countrys renewable goals, working on major energy infrastructure to help our clients meet the international net zero targets. Current projects within our team involve major renewable energy connections including wind, solar, nuclear and hydro, as well as hydrogen. Clients include National Grid, SSE, Eirgrid, NIEN, as well as developers in the renewable and hydrogen industries.

We work closely with our clients to ensure their projects are delivered from development design to detailed design and construction. The industry is forever changing, ensuring stimulating, challenging projects are at the core of what we do. The candidate will be led by experienced teams of civil, structural and industry specific electrical and process engineers, working on projects controlled to the current BIM standards. The role offers agile working options, with various opportunities to travel between our offices and client sites.

Candidate Specification

About you
  • Degree qualification in Civil or Structural al Engineering and working towards CEng
  • Working knowledge of appropriate International Standards and Codes of Practice;
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures applicable to the preparation of designs and specifications.
  • Ability to coordinate between disciplines and capacity to own and deliver design tasks
  • Experience working on design tasks, delivering these on general civil schemes (earthworks, access, drainage, foundations, structures and general civils design)
  • Ability to interface with client and project team
  • Ability to work on a range of tasks including design calculations, specifications, 2D drawings, 3D models, site information gathering and site visits

Desirable but not essential:
  • Drainage/highways experience
  • Microdrainage and civil 3D capacity
  • Knowledge of transmission & distribution industry

If you meet 80% or more of what were looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didnt know we need.

Job Profile
About the business unit
The Energy unit delivers services to clients globally across a number of sectors including hydropower, nuclear, waste, renewable generation and transmission & distribution networks. Together we provide integrated engineering and project management services across the project lifecycle from concept and design, to construction and operations, to decommissioning or repowering and life extension. Together with our clients, were helping to deliver the energy transition globally.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working because life isnt 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes
Other Information
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

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.

Agile working
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald
Were 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

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