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Mott MacDonald Bentley - MMB

Lead Design Engineer (68283BR)

As Lead Design Engineer for Mott MacDonald Bentley you will be working in a creative and challenging environment, managing a range of projects within either clean water treatment or the dams & reservoir programme of works.
Location Midlands | Shifnal Discipline Civil, Water
Contract type Permanent Job reference 68283BR
Work pattern Full time Recruiter Lauren Hutchinson
Sector Water Interested? APPLY HERE

Responsible for the successful delivery of projects and programmes of work, you will co-ordinate multi-disciplinary project teams throughout design through to completion of construction and hand back to client.

Our framework programme strives to improve clean and wastewater services across the Severn Trent region, as well as improving the environment and providing sustainable and innovative solutions. This appointment gives us direct allocation to a multimillion-pound programme of water and wastewater non-infrastructure and infrastructure projects.

A day in the life of a Lead Design Engineer will include;

  • Leading the delivery of multi-disciplinary design for your projects / programme
  • Develop and lead your design team to successfully deliver projects, creating a positive environment where staff are engaged and empowered to reach their potential.
  • Undertake line management for multiple staff (typically 4-6), including being responsible for their wellbeing and development.
  • Have strong technical skills to lead the development of affordable and low carbon solutions, including managing opportunities and risks.
  • Deliver detailed design to meet construction needs and client acceptance including managing cost and programme.
  • Drive an excellence culture in your team including supporting the Design Manager to recruit and address competency gaps.

This is an established framework for MMB and we are seeking best for task candidates, supported by agile working.
You will have the opportunity to be involved in further developing relationships with the client, growing your professional network, and contributing to the way we deliver.
This role will also provide you with the opportunity to further develop your technical and management skills, with excellent long-term potential to advance your career.

Candidate Specification

  • Qualified design engineer (preferably Chartered or working towards Chartership.
  • Either clean water treatment or dams & reservoir design experience within the UK
  • Strong commercial awareness with a proven track record in delivering design projects to programme, budget and quality requirements.

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 up to 7%
  • Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Annual professional institution subscription costs
  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including cycle to work scheme and interest free season ticket loans