Senior Civil Engineer

Mott MacDonald
Hinckley, East Midlands
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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

As a
Senior Civil Engineer you will provide technical and professional expertise in the field of civil and structural engineering by coordinating the civil design and approval aspects of a project, ensuring timely delivery to internal and external clients.
To support the technical and professional development of engineers within the team.

Your Principle accountabilities will be:
  • To undertake and manage the day to day operations in respect of the following key areas:
    • Civil and Structural design and specification in the areas of earthworks, ground analysis / investigation, pipework / equipment supports, site roadways, drainage, reinforced concrete foundations / bases for buildings and structural steel analysis.
    • Pipeline design including settlement and stability calculations.
    • Approval In Principle (AIP) generation.
    • Production, review and approval of civil / structural reports, drawings and calculations.
  • Coordinate the delivery of the project tasks and deliverables within tight deadlines and multidisciplinary environment.
  • Instruct CAD designers and engineers with regards to civil design.
  • Work closely with and provide professional advice on Civil / Structural matters to relevant client personnel.
  • Attend design meetings and site visits.
  • Provide technical support to Team Manager for bid preparations.
  • Thorough and conscientious checking of own and others work.
  • Identify business development opportunities with both internal and external clients and raise the profile of the business both internally and externally.
  • Provide support to the Civil / Structural Team Manager.
  • Undertake own continuing professional development and support the development of others.
  • Operate in accordance with the corporate health and safety, environment and quality standards.
  • Work may require travel in the UK or abroad to offices and / or site

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    Candidate Specification

    Required for the position of Senior Civil Engineer
    • A degree in a Civil Engineering discipline.
    • Experience working as a civil engineer.
    • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Eurocodes and international design codes, standards and specifications.
    • Proven track record in coordinating and delivering project activities.
    • Fluent written and verbal English.
    • Competent with MS Office suite programs.
    • Ability to work on own initiative on technical and business matters and manage their own time and that and others.
    • Ability to mentor, support and develop junior staff.

    Preferred, but not required
    • National Grid G17/35 Civil Appraiser or Approver (desirable).
    • Chartered or Incorporated Membership of a professional institution or working towards a Chartership.

    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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