Structural Engineer

Mott MacDonald
Colwyn Bay, Wales
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Structural 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.

As a Structural Engineer you will be working on a range of buildings, civil, coastal defence, flood alluviation, highway and power projects from concept to construction. You will gain responsibility not only for design development but also for quality standards and programme & budget.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Delivering pragmatic structural engineering solutions.
  • Designing and detailing structures that are safe, economical, practical and sustainable.
  • Successfully carrying out structural calculations, analysis and modelling.
  • Effectively communicating through sketches, drawings, digital modelling, calculations, meetings, presentations, discussions, emails, written reports and electronic messages.
  • Working as part of a team on interesting projects large and small to achieve a coordinated design solution that meets the Clients objectives.
  • Undertaking structural engineering assessment and inspection of new and existing properties in steel, concrete, masonry and timber.
  • Undertake analysis and design using a range of software packages.
  • Producing good quality technical drawings, reports and surveys.
  • Working effectively and collaboratively with teams.
  • Learning design methods, codes of practice, software and construction techniques.
  • Identifying efficient and innovative ways of working more productively.

A bit about the team
Our structural engineers work collaboratively with a diverse range of disciplines such as civil, geotechnical, highways, water & environmental, to create sustainable solutions which contribute to the well-being of society.

From the moment you join us, youll receive appropriate training. You will be assigned a chartered mentor, who will guide you to meet the objectives of your professional training agreement. Well support you on your journey to gaining chartered status with your chosen institution.

Candidate Specification

Required for the position of Structural Engineer;
  • Experience in designing structures to Eurocode standards.
  • Strong computer skills and experience of structural design software such as Revit and Tekla.
  • Experience in structural engineering design and construction.
  • Ability to produce accurate technical drawings and good report writing.

Preferred, but not required;
  • Methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent numerical skills.
  • Proficient in using your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail.
  • Capable of planning your work logically to successfully meet deadlines.
  • Competent in working collaboratively and in teams.
  • Mature to take responsibility for the quality of your work, for your own learning and professional development.

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 Buildings and Cities Unit (BNC) has a major presence in Mott MacDonald's regional offices throughout the UK and mainland Europe, providing a wide range of diverse and transferable cross-sector skills across five key Sectors; Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation and Water. We also provide local services to customers and technical leadership to the rest of the Group in these sectors. #LI-AA1
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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