Pavement Engineer- Airfield

Mott MacDonald

Location: City of Bristol

Job Type: Full time


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.

Following our continued growth and wider success in winning major projects across the UK and overseas, we are looking for a Pavement Engineer to join our technical advisory team. This role can be based out of any one of our Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Southampton, Croydon, Sheffield or Leeds offices. This is an opportunity to take a role in developing and growing our vibrant airfield and highways pavement team and contribute to achieving a high performing shared enterprise with our partners. You will be using our go digital platforms where you will be an integral part of the wider design teams located around the UK.

As a Pavement Engineer you will work with the team to fulfil the needs of our clients across a wide range of projects. Additionally, you'll promote our health, safety and well-being policies and ensure these are incorporated in any design as well as ensuring design outputs meet our quality obligations and requirements set out in our Business Management System (BMS).

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Airfield pavement design to UK and international design standards;
  • Highway pavement design to UK and international design standards;
  • Assessment and prioritisation of pavement intervention works;
  • Optimisation of maintenance and renewal works/schemes for clients;
  • Condition assessment and root cause analysis of pavement defects/failures;
  • Supporting technical parts of the business to fully take account of operation and maintenance;
  • Provision of advice on carbon reduction in pavement design and maintenance;
  • Implementing digital technology to increase delivery efficiency or enhance project outcomes; and,
  • Supporting the development of bids to increase the pipeline of work
Candidate Specification:

You will be proactive, enthusiastic and eager to play a part in a growing team.
Essential academic, professional qualifications and experience:

  • Expertise in pavement design, materials and pavement testing
  • Civil Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Security Clearance (SC) and/or willingness to obtain SC

Essential competencies / skills:

  • High standard of verbal and written communications;
  • Attention to detail and good proofing skills;
  • Strong interpersonal / people skills;
  • Ability to work in a fluid and fast environment; and,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people.

Desirable academic, qualifications, experience, competencies and skills:

  • Experience working on civil and/or military airfield pavement engineering projects and familiarity with airfield pavement standards and specifications, such as DMG27, FAA and ICAO
  • Knowledge of specialist pavement design software such as FAARFIELD or CIRCLY;
  • Experience on highways and/or other pavement structures (e.g. heavy duty port pavements, industrial pavements etc.)
  • Experience using asset management systems (AMS) or pavement management systems (PMS); and,
  • Working towards Chartered Engineer status.

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.

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.

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