Mechanical Engineer - Water Consultancy

Mott MacDonald

Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Mechanical Engineer - Water Consultancy

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.

We are looking to expand our team with the addition of a Mechanical Engineer.

You will assist in the preparation of outline, detailed and final engineering designs, working alongside a diverse multidisciplinary team of mechanical, civil, electrical and process engineers in both non-infrastructure and infrastructure as well as with other sectors. This appointment will provide you with an excellent opportunity to use and further develop your technical skills, with fantastic long-term potential to advance your career in a highly innovative and collaborative environment. The role will include supporting the regions Lead MEICA engineers in the working with our clients and providing MEICA input across the south region.

We are seeking a mechanical engineer who can demonstrate the following attributes:
Experience of undertaking mechanical design including pump hydraulics, equipment selection, plant layouts, working with client specifications and working with national standards
Experience with clients in the water industry and/or, local authorities and/or the Environment Agency
Excellent communication skills
Good motivation, enthusiastic and personable
Ability to work independently as well as with a group, leading or supporting the lead.
Flexibility to travel within the UK and overseas would be advantageous to help support our UK and international workload
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.

Mott MacDonald's Water Consultancy Division provides water and waste water services to numerous high-profile clients, both in the UK and around the world. We are looking to grow our water and environment services to water utilities, local authorities and the Environment Agency in the South West region, and in support of this aim we seek to employ an experienced engineer with knowledge and skills in mechanical design from feasibility to detailed stages, asset condition assessments, construction supervision, project management and supporting business development through our Account Leads.

Environmental and social considerations are central to Mott MacDonald's Purpose and its offerings across all sectors and territories. Our environment and social business provides essential services and innovative solutions which anticipate our clients' needs across all sectors.

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.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

  • 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 isn't 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

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.

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.

We're 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 person's differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

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