Structural Engineer

Country:  United Kingdom
Position Location:  Greater Manchester, UK/ Bolton, UK/ Mossley, UK/ L
Contract Type:  Permanent
Work Pattern:  Full Time
Sector:  Water
Discipline:  Water
Job Ref:  3026
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Mott Macdonald Bentley (MMB) is the design and build unit of global engineering consultancy Mott Macdonald. We are currently looking to recruit a Structural Engineer to help support us in delivering work within our United Utilities framework.


MMB are among one of seven partners that will support United Utilities and help deliver £3bn worth of upgrades to critical infrastructure assets including water and wastewater treatment sites, pumping stations and reservoirs within the North West during the AMP8 period.


As a Structural Engineer your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting site inspections and assessing existing structures for repair and/or replacement
  • Designing new structures and/or modifications to existing structures using appropriate design codes and standards
  • Preparing detailed structural calculations, drawings, specifications, and reports
  • Coordinating with other disciplines (e.g. process, mechanical, electrical) to ensure that structural design is fully integrated into overall project design
  • Participating in design reviews, project meetings, and construction site visits
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to junior engineers and drafters

Candidate requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or equivalent
  • Chartered Engineer status or actively working towards chartership
  • Experience in the water and wastewater industry
  • Knowledge of relevant design codes and standards (e.g. Eurocodes, British Standards)
  • Proficient in structural analysis software (e.g. Staad Pro, ETABS, SAP2000)
  • Knowledge of the Designer or Principal Designer duties under CDM 2015.

What we will give you:

  • An agile working arrangement that provides you flexibility whilst ensuring effective project delivery.
  • Opportunities to develop your practical application of civil engineering, commercial acumen, management skills and health, safety, and sustainability leadership.
  • A secure multi-million programme of work and the opportunity to see your designs built.

What we can offer: 

At Mott MacDonald Bentley you will be offered a competitive salary which is commensurate based on your experience. Our core benefits include: 


  • Pension matched by employer up to 7% 
  • Option to purchase, sell and carry over annual leave 
  • Life assurance / Private Medical Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance and Health Screening options 
  • 26 weeks maternity leave, enhanced paternity and adoption leave/ Shared parental leave  
  • Payment of annual professional institution subscription costs 
  • Gym Membership discounts UK wide  
  • Cycle to work scheme, interest free season ticket loans and discounted dining cards also available