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Mott MacDonald Bentley - MMB

Civil Engineer – Project Leader (67413BR)

Mott Macdonald Bentley need a Civil Engineer Project Leader to support us delivering work for Northumbrian Water
Location North East | Durham Discipline Civil Engineering
Contract type Permanent Job reference 67413BR
Work pattern Full time Recruiter Lauren Hutchinson
Sector Water | Wastewater Interested? APPLY HERE

We believe the best engineering projects are delivered by engineers, so we combine the traditional Project Manager and Civil Engineer roles into a single, Project Leader role. Please follow the link to our Mott MacDonald Bentley YouTube to find out more about our Project Leader opportunities – Project Leader campaign – YouTube

You will:

  • Lead the design of water and wastewater infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects through the outline and detailed design, construction, commissioning, and handover.
  • Be responsible for the civil design of your project including, but not limited to, hydraulic analysis of gravity and pressure systems, design of reinforced concrete slabs, crane pads, and thrust blocks.
  • Coordinate the project team including Electrical, Mechanical and Process designers and ensure designs are completed on programme, within budget, and to the quality defined by Northumbrian Water and industry specifications.
  • Work as part of a Project triangle alongside a Site Manager and Quantity Surveyor to ensure that technical, constructability and commercial aspects of project delivery are considered throughout.
  • Build positive relationships with the client project, operational and technical assurance teams and promote a “one-team” approach.
  • Visit sites across the Northumbrian Water region as required to develop the design and support the construction delivery of your projects (costs incurred are recoverable).

Candidate Specification

  • ICE-accredited degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Chartered or Incorporated member of the ICE or demonstratable progress made in attaining the ICE attributes.
  • Outline and detailed design experience of water or wastewater projects.
  • 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 pound and multi-year programme of work
  • The opportunity to see your designs built.


  • Competitive salary and 7% pension match.
  • Annual bonus based on company performance.
  • Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional leave.
  • Paid professional institution annual fee.
  • Life insurance.
  • Enhanced parental leave.
  • Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & interest-free season ticket loans.
We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, so if you are excited about the role please get in touch anyway; potential and transferrable skills can be just as important. Your attitude and motivation are as important as your technical skills!