Why did you decide to join Mott MacDonald?
After moving to the Middle East as a postgraduate with no experience in the industry, I was looking to join a company with a great reputation. I wanted to start my career in a company that offered me lots of opportunities and multidisciplinary knowledge. I joined Mott MacDonald because of the exposure it provides in multidisciplinary engineering to young professionals.
What is the best thing about your role?
The variety of projects I work on: from the conceptual stage to the detailed engineering and construction stage of various types of facilities. This requires interaction with equipment manufacturers and construction contractors. I also get to know the various stages and milestones involved in each of the projects.
How would you describe the culture of Mott MacDonald?
It is very friendly to all employees. We can speak to colleagues from other disciplines at different seniority levels and get our queries clarified.
How has your career progressed at Mott MacDonald?
I joined Mott MacDonald as a trainee engineer. I gradually gained experience and I have now become a mechanical engineer. Many clients have approved me as a senior mechanical engineer and I also have experience in handling proposals.
How many years have you worked for Mott MacDonald, and what has been your proudest achievement to date?
I have been working at Mott MacDonald for eight years. My proudest achievement is the acknowledgement of my superiors; I am trusted to complete activities that have tight time constraints, and any unusual deliverables we may encounter in a project.
What has been your favourite Mott MacDonald social event?
My favourite social event so far has been the Desert Safari.
Where is your favourite place?
My home town in India, where I can visit lots of temples. I feel very proud of the knowledge that our forefathers/ancestors had in engineering and architecture.
What inspires you at work?
My superiors. They put a lot of hard work and effort into winning our projects and to complete them with 100% client satisfaction.