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2024 UK Graduate Civil Engineering Career Path: Water

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Engineering
  • Brighton & Hove

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must be a committed and motivated graduate with a passion for making a difference. They should have less than 12 months relevant experience and a degree in civil engineering or a related field. Evidence of interest in the role and strong problem-solving, communication, and technical skills are also necessary.
  • The candidate will have the opportunity to develop technical, project management, and people skills while working on different projects for various clients in the water division at Mott MacDonald. They will be supported by a range of colleagues and learn from fellow graduates, apprentices, chartered engineers, and technical experts.


  • We are looking for committed and motivated graduates with a genuine passion and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.
  • To be eligible for this opportunity, you will have less than 12 months relevant experience and have a degree or are expected to achieve one of the following degree disciplines:
  • Civil engineering
  • In your application you should be able to demonstrate your interest in the role and working at Mott MacDonald through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.
  • We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:
  • Methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail and be able to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing.


  • As a graduate civil engineer in the water division, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical, project management and people skills; and will be exposed to a wealth of prospects. working for different clients and on a variety of projects. You will work within one of our thriving teams, where you can learn from and be supported by a range of colleagues from fellow graduates and apprentices, to chartered engineers and technical experts.


What are the technical areas that the Water Consultancy Division at Mott MacDonald works across?

The Water Consultancy Division at Mott MacDonald works across technical areas such as dams, rivers, geotechnics, pipelines and networks, and water and wastewater treatment.

What are some of the challenges faced by the water sector that the division helps to address?

The division helps to address challenges such as climate change, aging assets, and population growth which place increasing pressure on water and wastewater assets.

What services does the Water Consultancy Division provide throughout the project life-cycle?

The division provides services such as advisory services, feasibility studies, outline and detailed design, construction support, and site supervision throughout the full project life-cycle.

How does the division focus on sustainability, social impacts, digitalisation, and carbon reduction in their work?

The division's diverse and multi-disciplinary teams work together to ensure sustainability, address social impacts, utilize digitalisation, and reduce carbon emissions in their projects.

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