Senior Maritime Engineer

Mott MacDonald

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time


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 it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

Depending on grade, you will report to a senior member of the team, as your line manager.

As an experienced technical member of the ports team, you will maintain a high standard of technical capability to deliver various maritime projects and help to guide and develop early career professionals on technical aspects of our projects.

You will collaborate with colleagues in a constructive manner on projects, encouraging a knowledge sharing environment. Mott MacDonald has established a comprehensive set of quality management, health & safety and environmental management procedures and you will conform to these procedures as well as act as a role model for their proper implementation.

In your role you are likely to contribute to the delivery of a number projects concurrently and in doing so, you will be required to plan your work in a structured manner and collaborate with colleagues in addressing the peaks and troughs in resource demand taking account of priorities on their projects as well as your own.

Additionally, you'll contribute to bidding and winning work using your knowledge of clients and your understanding of the technical requirements and risks associated with the prospects. In addition to this, you will also assist with the calculation of fees, taking account of commercial risks and opportunities.

Required for the position of Senior Maritime Engineer;

Degree qualified and a chartered member of a relevant institution e.g. MICE.;
Experience of the design of port and maritime facilities;
Experienced in the preparation of specifications and contract documentation;
Good communication skills, both verbally and in written/reporting work;
Experience in commission management and leading design teams preferable but not essential;
Knowledge of and some experience of contract administration beneficial;
Experience of the design of coastal structures beneficial;
A successful history of undertaking client facing roles
Personal skills and attributes
Ability to contribute to project teams and work well collaboratively, both internally and with clients and external partners;
Willingness to mentor, manage and develop the skills of other members of the team;
Enthusiasm and aptitude at dealing with interfaces, including technical, commercial / contractual, and personal / stakeholder;
A good communicator verbally, and precise and clear in written / reporting work
Well organised, with strong planning and management skills.
If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

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