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Civil Engineer

Mott MacDonald
Cardiff, Wales
Closing date
Sep 29, 2023

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

About the role:
Our office-based department provides Civil and Structural expertise across Substation, Overhead Line, and Cable projects. Our projects include feasibility, consenting, outline and detailed design.
We are looking for a Civil Engineer to join our growing Energy Team based in Cardiff. The role will span a diverse portfolio of work and there will be opportunities for advancement within the team. The selected candidate will carry out work on Energy Generation, Transmission and Distribution sectors on wind farm connections, converter station, high voltage substation, overhead line, cable and hydrogen projects, fulfilling tasks including:
Project Management.
Proposal Writing.
Scheme Costings.
Front End Engineering Design (FEED).
Preparation of drawings for use in planning applications and tender packages.
Detailed Civil/Structural Design.
Cable Routing Design.
Design Coordination across multidisciplinary teams.
Preparation of Specifications.
Condition and Structural Assessment of existing structures.

Candidate Specification

About you:
At the outset we would expect some experience in the majority of the named areas, but should your application be successful, you will have the opportunity to learn from other team members and to further develop your skills.
Currently expertise within the team covers a broad spectrum of civil engineering, including but not limited to:
Structural engineering design.
Access & highways design.
Earthworks assessments.
Flood risk and drainage design.
Overhead line and cable routeing design.
Any prospective candidate should highlight their experience within these areas of civil engineering. We do not expect candidates to have experience within all areas, we are open to both specialists and generalists.
Any prospective candidate must display a willingness to engage with new challenges as well as an ability to work confidently on tasks for which they have prior experience. Candidates should be able to demonstrate good written communication skills including report writing. The role will also require excellent communication and people skills. You will be in a client facing role and will be expected to liaise with clients and contractors both on-site and over the phone.
Candidates applying for this role must have a degree in Civil or Structural engineering. They should be working towards Chartership or recently Chartered with the ICE or IStructE.
Although the team is Cardiff based, we regularly bid for projects all around the UK and Overseas. A prospective candidate should be prepared to undertake short-term site visits to meet with clients and contractors.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

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.

Did you know that Mott MacDonald is one of the worlds largest employee-owned businesses? This means that we are not accountable to external stakeholders and are in control of our own future. This creates a unique culture where decisions are made for the benefit of the staff/company over the long term.

We are proud to be a one of Glassdoors top 25 employers to work for in the UK in 2023, as well as being recognised by the Financial Times and market and consumer data company Statista as one of the UK's leading and highly recommended management consultants in: Construction & Infrastructure, Energy, Utilities & Environment, Public & Social Sector, Sustainability, and Travel, Transport & Logistics.

We offer some fantastic benefits including:
  • 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 bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including ability to buy/sell annual leave entitlement, cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans
  • Wellbeing support including access to an independent Employer Assistance Scheme, wellbeing champions and access to learning and support resources
  • Access to our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability and parents/carers communities
  • 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. Back to Search Apply now

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