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Mott MacDonald team in South Africa

South Africa

View the available engineering opportunities in South Africa at Mott MacDonald. Apply now for a career within mechanical, civil or electrical engineering in sectors such as buildings and water or highways and bridges.

Explore our range of roles in the South Africa and apply now >

The main reasons I wanted to join Mott MacDonald were because of the size of the business globally and the scope of the projects Mott MacDonald are involved in. I enjoy working for companies that make a difference in the world we live in.


(IT Manager - Africa)

Our well known centre of excellence in Johannesburg is synonymous with our dynamic and growing business within South Africa. This is reflected in the growing amount of opportunities to join our multidisciplinary teams in sectors such as buildings, water and highways and bridges.

Currently, we are taking on a huge rail project which spans over 146km from Mozambique to South Africa via Swaziland. Our role includes project execution planning, quality and governance management, existing routes upgrades, traffic flow pattern analysis, the development of operational plans, sustainability analysis and risk assessment.

Even though we maintain a strong presence in established markets, we are continuously expanding into more diverse ones too. This is why we’re always looking for creative and ambitious individuals to join us and ensure that both our work and our people prosper in South Africa.

Civil, electrical and mechanical engineering jobs in South Africa

We offer a wide breadth of opportunities for those looking for a rewarding engineering career. Within our buildings and water sectors, you’ll be involved in a range of projects that vary in size and complexity. You could take on a number of different tasks, from preparing highway designs to producing fully co-ordinated models and drawings.

As an electrical technician in our buildings team, you’ll join our design team and be directly involved with a variety of infrastructure ventures. This could include the preparation of fully formatted drawings, assisting with site investigations, construction and monitoring, and assisting the rest of the team in assembling key project documents.

In our interdisciplinary highways and bridges team, you’ll deliver projects in line with company, national and industry requirements, as well as have an understanding of Civil Designer, Civil 3D and AutoCAD software. In addition, you should be skilled in resource management and the financial planning of work.

Discover our range of engineering jobs in South Africa here >

Who do we look for?

No matter which role you take on with us, we look for passionate, skilled and knowledgeable individuals who are eager to learn. In return for joining us, we’ll reward you with world class learning and development facilities to ensure your professional growth in the workplace.

To flourish in one of our engineering jobs, you’ll have strong interpersonal skills and great problem solving abilities. Above all, you’ll be able to take on any challenge that may come your way.

Ready to find a fulfilling engineering career at Mott MacDonald? Explore our range of roles and apply now >

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