Senior Civil Engineer, Underground Structures

Mott MacDonald

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Senior Civil Engineer (specialising in underground structures)

Who are Mott MacDonald?

We are a unique group of experts who work on high-profile projects all around the world that address some of the world's most pressing issues.

We are looking for enthusiastic, inspiring, and committed people to join our growing teams in Croydon and Birmingham so we can continue extending our track record of delivering world class design and consulting services. In return, we'll offer you the opportunity to develop your career alongside great people and work on fascinating projects that will change our communities and improve social outcomes.

What is the role?

As a Senior Engineer you will be responsible for the design of structures integral to large scale civil infrastructure projects and underground spaces such as deep basements, cut and cover tunnels and metro station boxes. You will be required to lead teams, manage production and co-ordinate delivery of your structural designs - often with multi-disciplinary members and senior stakeholders.

Who are we looking for?

You have a Masters level degree in Civil Engineering and are chartered with the ICE or IStructE with at least 5 years' experience relevant to the role. You have detailed knowledge of reinforced concrete design and understand the fundamentals of soil-structure interaction. You are familiar with the latest construction techniques for underground spaces, have practical experience of the buildability issues often encountered and have an appreciation for the multi-disciplinary nature of civil infrastructure design.

As well as a strong technical background, our ideal candidate will join in our culture for sharing knowledge and collaboration within our industry.

If you feel you can offer the majority of the above experiences, skills and behaviours we would encourage you to apply.

Why join us?

  • We have autonomy

Employees have full ownership over their area of work, enabling them to manage their careers and develop their own professional portfolios.

  • We are employee owned

We are one of the largest employee-owned businesses in the world, where decisions are made for the benefit of our people and our company. No external shareholders allows us to be fully in control of our own future.

  • Prestigious projects

Delivering prestigious, life changing, and innovative projects creates a business that we are all proud to work in.

  • People

We have a diverse range of people working towards common goals, and we set new standards of excellence as we go. We are proud of the first class learning & development opportunities available to all our staff.

  • Sustainability

We use our own ingenuity to deliver lasting value for our clients and the communities where we work and live. We innovate to deliver efficiencies in our solutions, advancing sustained economic, social and environmental wellbeing.

Other Information

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 - where everyone feels able to contribute.

We insist on the highest standards of integrity in all we do. We were the first consultancy firm to be certified to BS 10500, now ISO 37001, the international anti-bribery management standard. This assurance of fairness, openness and honesty applies to all our employees, subconsultants and suppliers everywhere we work.

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