Why did you decide to join Mott MacDonald?
I decided to join Mott MacDonald because I had heard of its work on large, life-impacting projects, and also because of its innovative approach to solving problems. This was conveyed through the Mott MacDonald website, but what really sold it for me was that during my interview I could see and hear the passion of those interviewing me to create a client-focused team that lead the world in innovative solutions to complex problems.
What is the best thing about your role?
I have the opportunity to talk with people across all levels of experience and seniority both in a light-hearted, enjoyable sense, and from a technical, consulting perspective. This not only helps me to enjoy going to work each day, but also improves and challenges my ability to perform as a consulting civil engineer.
How would you describe the culture at Mott MacDonald?
Energetic, innovative, driven and fun.
What advice about the recruitment process would you offer to other graduates looking to work at Mott MacDonald?
Be yourself. If you are yourself, both you and those interviewing you will be able to determine whether the job is a good fit for you and Mott MacDonald.
How many years have you worked for Mott MacDonald, and what has been your proudest achievement to date?
I have been working for Mott MacDonald for 15 months. My proudest achievement to date was being involved in a world-first retaining wall design that saved our client millions of dollars.
What is your favourite pastime?
Camping in the middle of nowhere. You can’t go wrong with open fires, unpolluted night skies and the sounds of nature.
Where is your favourite place?
The Kimberleys, Western Australia. The landscape and waterfalls are incredible.
What inspires you at work?
The challenge of the projects I work on and the drive and ability of the people I work with.