We are looking for a degree qualified civil engineer, ideally with experience of working in a design consultancy, but graduates are also encouraged to apply for this role. The job will require a motivated individual who is technically capable as well as a good communicator. Experience of working within water related civil engineer projects would be an advantage but is not essential.

A large proportion of the role will be working in our civils team and you should, therefore, have experience in some or all of the following: water retaining structures, structural steelwork, scour assessments and hydraulics, inspections and assessments as well as a good knowledge of general civil and structural principles.

The individual should have a sound technical background and be competent in the use of general MS Office, AutoCAD, Strand 7 or equivalent FE analysis software and TEDDS or equivalent. The ideal candidate should have a good knowledge of Eurocodes, British Standards and CDM Regulations.

About you

The ideal candidate should be able to

  • Undertake concept & detailed design
  • React quickly to emerging requirements
  • Be able to communicate via clear and well-presented drawings
  • Work efficiently to meet tight deadlines
  • Technical review of designs


  • Degree qualified in civil engineering (Ideally BEng/MEng min 2:1), working towards membership of ICE
  • Clean driving licence.


  • Salary competitive and subject to experience
  • Annual bonus (first £3600 tax free)
  • Paid Overtime
  • 30 days’ annual leave (includes 8 Bank Holidays flexibly taken), with an option to purchase additional 5 days annual leave
  • Company Group pension
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Private Health Insurance

Why consider this role?

Company has a “can do” attitude. A chance to prove yourself at a growing company. Lots of opportunities to gain business experience, dealing with the full cycle of business activities from winning work, carrying it out, as well as developing and running a design team.

About the company

MHB Consultants was established in 2006 and currently has 62 staff based in four offices (Glasgow, Edinburgh, York and London). Workload is 70% design work in the rail industry with the balance in transportation, energy, heavy civil engineering and structural sectors. Our company aim is to provide practical solutions to save money for our clients.

MHB became an Employee Owned company in July 2020, as an employee owned business MHB is always looking for capable and self-motivated team members who want to join a successful business and share in our future success.

Please email your CV and covering letter to careers@mhbconsultants.com.