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2024 UK Graduate Mechanical Engineer Career Path: Wastewater Treatment

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Mott MacDonald

30d ago

💼 Graduate Job

Brighton & Hove

AI generated summary

  • You must have a passion to make a difference, less than 12 months relevant experience, and a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Demonstrate problem-solving skills, initiative, communication abilities, and attention to detail.
  • You will help deliver sustainable water projects, design treatment plants, support asset management, and develop flood prevention solutions in a collaborative team environment.

Graduate Job

EngineeringBrighton & Hove


  • A graduate position should be more than just a job. We know this and so do you. That’s why with our graduate roles, we aim to give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career.
  • From the moment you join us, you’ll receive the training you need. You will be assigned a chartered mentor, who will guide you to meet the objectives of your professional training agreement. We’ll support you on your journey to gaining chartered status with your chosen institution.


  • 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:
  • Mechanical 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.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Join our team of water mechanical engineers in supportive & collaborative environment where you’ll have the opportunity to help deliver a range of intellectually challenging sustainable water projects across a number of water sub-sectors that includes ‘Treatment’ – designing new and upgrading existing water supply & wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations; ‘Asset Management’ - looking at the bigger picture to support our clients in managing their assets and planning investment to ensure a sustainable future; ‘Water Resources & Flooding’ - designing flood prevention plant such as barriers & gates and developing solutions to make the most of our valuable water resources.
  • Our water sub-sectors work seamlessly with each other to create multi-disciplinary teams to deliver our clients complex needs throughout their project life cycles, from feasibility through design, construction support, commissioning and handover.
  • We work with most of the UK water companies and environment agencies, as well as on select international projects.


Work type

Full time

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Brighton & Hove