Graduate scheme

Please note that for these graduate opportunities we are happy for you to simply apply with a CV and the option to include a cover letter.
We don't have a closing date at this stage, however, we recommend that you apply soon so that you don't miss out.

Now more than ever, our environment and communities need to be made more resilient in the face of climate change. Working on every facet of development, our civil engineers aim to solve this by offering the opportunity to create better cities, reduce poverty and improve health.

Building on our established relationships with key clients in Northern Ireland such as Translink, and working on projects large and small, locally and across the UK and Ireland, you’ll be involved in exciting projects that make a difference in our communities, such as decarbonising our railways, enabling active travel, and preserving historic structures. We have opportunities in a number of teams within our built environment and energy sectors.

Built environment:
Our multidisciplinary teams design infrastructure which help to support the essential requirements of everyday life. You’ll play a big part in designing structures which improve local communities within a variety of sectors including:

Building Structures
Bridges & Civil Structures
Civil Infrastructure: Rail & Highways

Water, Pipelines & Networks
Water Treatment

Energy: Transmission and Distribution: As the UK push towards Net Zero, there is rapid expansion required to these existing networks and infrastructure along with providing the existing ones with the integrity to meet these ambitious targets. Join this team and you’ll be working on large scale investment plans to assure that the networks will have the capacity to meet these demands whilst focusing on the integration of clean energy sources.

Candidate Specification

We are looking for graduates with a genuine passion for civil engineering and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To apply for this scheme, you will have less than 12 months experience and have a degree or are expected to achieve one of the following degree disciplines:

Civil Engineering

General Engineering, specialising in Civil
Structural Engineering

In your application you should be able to demonstrate your interest in the role and working at Mott MacDonald through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:

Methodical approach to problem solving.
Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
Excellent written communication and attention to detail and be able to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing.

As we want the best people for the role, we support flexible working.
Please ask us at interview stage about any flexibility you may need.

Job Profile

About your development
A graduate position should be more than just a job. We know this and so do you. That’s why with our graduate roles, we aim to give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career.

From the moment you join us, you’ll receive the training you need. You will be assigned a mentor who will support you on your journey to gaining professional recognition within your chosen discipline

What else is involved?

You’ll be enrolled onto Accelerate Your Future, a structured three-year soft-skills development programme alongside all of the other graduates in your cohort across our Europe & UK region. In partnership with Cappfinity, a global leader in talent mobility, we have identified the skills that drive success amongst early career talent within Mott MacDonald, and have designed a learning experience to enable you to develop these skills delivered through a mix of residential events, classroom-based learning, virtual webinars, and group challenges. Also giving you the opportunity to network and meet other graduates in your cohort.

We understand that each person’s career goals vary, therefore we tailor make each individual’s development journey to suit them. With our vast library of e-learning courses available to you, you can choose which direction you want your career to go in.

You will have the opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our Social Outcomes and the difference we can make!

You’re probably wondering what else is on offer. Join us, and you’ll get:

Biannual salary reviews: we believe that hard work should be rewarded and recognised. Therefore, for the first three years of your career with us, you’ll have biannual salary reviews.

A competitive salary: in addition to biannual reviews, we will ensure that you’re given a salary that matches the current industry standard.
Contributory pension up to 7% of your salary: we have the best people on our team, and we like to look out for them. With our support, you’ll have all the advice and options you need to be able to invest in your future.
That’s why with our flexible plan, you’ll have the ability to manage the range of benefits we have on offer to suit your specific needs, including season ticket loans, restaurant discounts and gym membership.

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