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Graduate Civil Engineer - 2024 - New Orleans

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Mott MacDonald

23d ago

💼 Graduate Job

New Orleans

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  • You need a civil engineering degree, 0-4 years experience, FE exam, software proficiency, problem-solving skills, communication abilities, and attention to detail. Apply now to launch your career!
  • You will assist with construction oversight, develop civil engineering designs, calculate quantities, participate in meetings, and work towards professional registration. Join our team and grow in your career with us.

Graduate Job

EngineeringNew Orleans


  • Mott MacDonald is looking for a graduate civil engineer for our growing New Orleans, LA office.
  • From the moment you join us, you will be immersed in a team of exceptional engineers, project managers, and inspectors who are dedicated to consultant engineering. Right from your initial week, you will have the opportunity to work on projects and build upon your academic foundation, setting you on the path for a successful career in civil engineering. Alongside the team, you will be assigned to assist on projects in our Transportation and Water Sectors, working to deliver sustainable outcomes for our clients and communities they serve.
  • This position will begin with a 7-month exposure to Mott MacDonald’s construction administration and inspection services for our local projects to gain a firsthand understanding of construction standards, safety protocols, and methods. The applicant can expect to spend their typical day in the field on construction sites. While in the field, you will collaborate with both field and office personnel to oversee construction progress and ensure compliance with project plans and specifications. On days when construction is not taking place on-site, you will support our office staff in design for projects in the Gulf Coast region, preparing you for a transition into a design role after completing your field experience.


  • 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 position, you’ll need:
  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in civil engineering from an ABET-accredited university
  • 0-4 years’ experience performing civil engineering duties
  • Have passed or plan to take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam
  • Relevant experiences, such as your field of study, past work experience, internships, co-op, volunteering, or relevant association memberships that drive your interest to design a variety of civil engineering project types.
  • Willingness to learn various software programs, and calculation methods, and ask questions
  • 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
  • Written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail, with an ability to demonstrate accurate technical drawings
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products (Project, Word, and Excel)

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Our South-Central team supports some of the most ambitious transportation, water, and infrastructure projects in North America, including:
  • Engineering services for the reconstruction of Bourbon Street (Canal – Dumaine) in New Orleans, LA
  • Construction oversight of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Florida.
  • Program management services for the design and construction of the Airbus Final Assembly Line in Alabama.
  • Owner’s design manager for the design build of the Mobile River Bridge and Bayway in Alabama.
  • Engineering services for the modernization of the Los Angeles International Airport.
  • With guidance from a professional engineer, your responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:
  • Performing construction oversight through site inspections, investigations, and monitoring contractor compliance
  • Developing conceptual, preliminary, and detailed civil engineering designs for municipal clients
  • Using design manuals and standards to develop geometric design plans, alignments, profiles, cross sections, paving and striping layouts, traffic control plans
  • Performing hydrology and hydraulic drainage calculations
  • Calculating quantities for earthwork, asphalt, concrete, and utilities
  • Actively participating in project, client, and team meetings
  • Reviewing, preparing, and modifying designs
  • Interpreting reports, specifications, and studies to incorporate into designs
  • Gaining technical knowledge to help you achieve professional registration
  • Improving your organizational skills and developing toward a project manager
  • Actively participating in our ‘Early Careers Professional’ Network


Work type

Full time

Work mode



New Orleans


  • 401k, medical, dental and vision insurance, STD/LTD disability, holiday, PTO, parental leave and company paid life insurance