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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer - 2024

Job Description: Mott MacDonald is positioned for continued expansion and career opportunities across North America and around the world, and we are excited to announce a new direction for our operations in the US.  As part of our growing business, we are interested in hearing from enthusiastic and talented individuals who enjoy problem solving and who will contribute to a growing and successful environment by being team players.  You will join a group of seasoned professionals who are looking to develop Mott MacDonald’s presence in the US and beyond. ​ From the moment you join us, you will be immersed in a team of exceptional engineering consultants, project managers, and specialists ready to support you in your career. Alongside the team, you will be assigned to a variety of projects in your chosen area of interest, working to deliver sustainable outcomes for our clients and the communities they serve.​

With guidance from a professional engineer, your responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:​

  • Developing conceptual, preliminary, and detailed designs​
  • Attending site inspections, investigations, and monitoring​
  • Actively participating in project, client and team meetings​
  • Reviewing, preparing, and modifying designs​
  • Analyzing reports, specifications, and studies​
  • Gaining exposure to project, commercial, and client management​
  • Undertaking a ‘digital by default’ approach in deliverables​
  • Actively participating in our Early Careers Professionals Network​
  • Supporting our ‘Purpose’ in everything you do​

 As a geotechnical engineer, you will support the delivery of major infrastructure projects which may include:​

  • The design and construction of a $3.8 billion expansion for the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel​
  • The creation of a masterplan for a JFK Airport that could handle 100 million passengers per year in 2050, and program planning for $10 billion of near-term developments​
  • The $3.1 billion Seattle/Federal Way Link Extension adding 12.6km of track and three new stations to the Link LRT​

Candidate Specification: We are looking for candidates with a genuine passion to create sustainable, social outcomes for communities and a desire to strive for excellence. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.​

To be considered for this 2024 position, you’ll need:​

  • To possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree in geotechnical engineering, from an accredited university​
  • Demonstrable interest in environmental engineering projects through relevant experience, such as your field of study, internships, volunteering, or relevant association memberships​
  • Methodical approach to problem solving to undertake tasks efficiently and independently​
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members​
  • Wonderful written communication and attention to detail, with an ability to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing​
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred​
  • Superb understanding of relevant technologies, such as AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D, etc.​

 Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision insurance, STD/LTD, holiday pay, paid time off, parents and caregivers leave, company paid life insurance, and 401(k). Job Profile:      Here at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 16,000+ talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water. Other Information: Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.
Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or disability status.
Hybrid working policy
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments. We offer a hybrid working policy that embraces your well-being, flexibility, and trust.