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Principal infrastructure engineer

Job Profile

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Based in our Glasgow or Edinburgh office you will be engaged in the delivery of a wide range of traffic engineering design and development planning projects throughout Scotland and will also help to support our wider Transport Consultancy business elsewhere in the UK.
Our projects and clients encompass both public and private sector markets and the successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate recent and relevant technical experience.

Job Description

Responsibilities of the role may include but are not be limited to:

  • Assuming a Senior Role where you are responsible for the technical delivery, project management and client management of a range of projects.
  • Project Management encompassing project planning, resource and finance.
  • Communicating and adhering to project and client managers’ technical, programme and risk management expectations.
  • Assisting the project team in the accurate and timely delivery of outputs including calculations, designs, drawings and reports.
  • Supporting Senior Managers and Project Directors in technical liaison with the client and other key stakeholders.
  • Sharing best practice, undertaking technical mentoring and assisting with the professional development of other members of the team.
  • Contribution to and management of workload for engineers, graduates and technicians.
  • Assisting with the drafting and compilation of submission material in pursuit of new business opportunities through key client engagement.
  • Working alongside and supporting other teams in delivering multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Representing and exemplifying Mott MacDonald’s PRIDE values in all actions and activities undertaken.

Candidate Specification

You will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic team player and be proactive in your own technical and professional development.
You will be seeking a new challenge to further your career through involvement in a varied and dynamic workload.

You will have or be working towards:
  • Civil/transportation engineering experience in either or both local government or consultancy practice
  • A first degree in a relevant discipline, e.g. Civil Engineering, or equivalent
  • An MSc or postgraduate qualification related to transport planning or civil engineering is desirable.
  • Current membership of a relevant professional institution such as ICE, CIHT or CILT and hold incorporated or chartered status (or likely to achieve this status in near future)
  • Experience of planning and designing cycle projects (feasibility, planning, outline design, stakeholder management) is desirable
  • Roads/Highways and junction design geometric design skills are essential alongside experience using DMRB, TSM, TSRGD, SCOTS design standards and guidance
  • Bus Priority planning and design skills and knowledge desirable
  • On-street and off-street parking scheme design experience desirable
  • SW Drainage / SUDS knowledge and/or design skills desirable
  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD would be desirable
  • Demonstrable experience in team working and project reporting
  • Experience in client interaction and relationship building
  • Commercial / business awareness and acumen
  • Motivation, flexibility and be adaptable to changing project team requirements and workload demands
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with both colleagues and clients
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