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Senior Design Engineer - Geotechnical

Hunter Mason Consulting
York, Yorkshire
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024
Senior Design Engineer

Vacancy type: Full-time/ Perm

Salary scale: £40,000- £50,000

Location: York

My client is an engineering design consultancy specialising in the following:

Bridges & Structures

Civil & Geotechnical

Temporary Works

Land Surveying

Land Quality Services

With their head office in the centre of Glasgow, and regional offices in Edinburgh, York and London, the consultancy provides technical services to clients including construction firms, transport agencies, local authorities, engineering consultants and private clients in Glasgow, Scotland and throughout the UK.

The ideal candidate should have:

An engineering degree and be a Chartered Engineer ICE, IStructE;

A minimum of 6 years relevant experience in a design environment.

Experience in undertaking the role of CRE Bridge refurbishment/renewals in a range of structural types and materials.

Excellent leadership and communication skills

Experience of some of the following structures - bridges, tunnels, stations & buildings, geotechnical structures, and design using various materials, eg - concrete, steel, timber, masonry

Project management experience including project scoping, coordinating design activities, contractual and financial management

Experience of management of teams of up to 2-4 people

Experience of working on multiple concurrent and multi-discipline commissions

Experience in representing the company to clients and working with a range of project stakeholders

Clean driving licence

Responsibilities will include:

Development of conceptual and detailed designs in accordance with project requirements

Checking of design calculations and drawings completed by other engineers

Structural calculations and analysis using appropriate software packages

Technical leadership/ input/ review role for design, assessment and other technical aspects.

Assisting in preparation of fee proposals

Managing and building relationships with clients, consultants and contractors

Attending meetings representing MHB and the design team

On site visits/ structural inspections/ investigations.

Providing technical support to less experienced staff

Project management of small and medium sized projects

The successful candidate will report to York Office Lead and work closely with discipline heads based in the other MHB offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Croydon.


Competitive Salary

Annual profit related bonus (up to £3600 tax free due to employee owned status)

21 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays with an option to purchase up to an additional 5 days

Continuous training and development

Yearly Professional Membership paid

Company pension scheme

Group Life Insurance

Private Health Care

Range of additional company benefits


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