2024 Italy Graduate Civil Engineering Career Path

Civil, Structural, Construction, Energy.

About Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy. Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

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Job Description

Our Graduate Civil Engineers work in world class teams to design and deliver sustainable solutions.  

As a Graduate Civil Engineer you will have the opportunity to work within our Energy Sector. Within the Civil and Structural team, successful candidates will work with our engineers on a range of tasks including CAD drawing and Revit model updates, completing design calculations for foundations/structures for High Voltage electrical plant and building items. 

You will have the opportunity to work across a range of different projects from conceptual to detailed design. There may also be opportunity to accompany our senior engineers on site visits, assisting them with taking measurements, photos and identifying constraints on site.

As well as benefiting from learning throughout the placement, we expect our candidates to be of high value to our vastly experienced team of engineers and we have a demand for hard working individuals who are willing to learn on highly dynamic projects. 

Our work spans a variety of sectors including:  

  • Working within a team on identification,  
  • Production, and evaluation of design options,  
  • Analysing proposals to refine and verify their feasibility,  
  • Apply computer modelling techniques/tools in analysis design, assist in project/work scheduling and management,  
  • Attend meetings with stakeholders, 
  • Providing professional assistance to executives and colleagues in the team, 
  • Preparation of technical documentation (General, Conceptual, Main and Construction designs) from data collection, data processing, development of project solutions and their justification, 
  • Other activities by order of the responsible person and/or the Line Manager in whose team it employed in, 
  • Training to perform other tasks from the company activities by order of executives and/or Line Manager.  

About the Energy Business unit:

The Energy unit delivers services to clients globally across several sectors including hydropower, nuclear, thermal, waste, renewable generation, and transmission & distribution networks.

Together we provide integrated engineering and project management services across the project lifecycle – from concept and design to construction and operations, to decommissioning or repowering and life extension. Together with our clients, we’re helping to deliver the energy transition globally. 

​​​​​Energy Generation

Having the opportunity to work on the detail design works and OE services for power plants including renewables. You will work in a team preparing proposals, executing projects, and support management for developing new clients and markets.

Delivering projects in accordance with agreed schedules at various stages including feasibility, and the planning and preparation of tender stage technical drawings, specifications and production of construction drawings and design compliance monitoring at construction stage for power plant applications. 

About you

We are looking for committed and motivated graduates with a genuine passion for Civil Engineering and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald. 
To apply for this scheme, you will have less than 12 months relevant work 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 through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience and state your preferred area of either energy networks or energy generation.   

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. 
  • Fluent in Italian and English. 

Is this graduate scheme right for you? 

A graduate scheme should be more than just job. We know this and so do you. That’s why with our graduate programme, 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.  

What else is involved? 

With our innovative graduate development portal, you will be able to effectively track and plan your personal and professional development online. 
You’ll be enrolled onto Accelerate Your Future, a structured three-year development programme which develops the strengths that we know graduates need to be successful at Mott MacDonald.

It also gives you the opportunity to network and meet other graduates in your cohort. The programme is a mix of in person and virtual events, classroom-based learning, virtual webinars and business challenges. 

You’re probably wondering what else is on offer. Join us, and you’ll get: 

  • Biannual salary reviews: we believe that hard work should be rewarded and recognised. Therefore, for the first three years of your career with us, you’ll have biannual salary reviews. 
  • A competitive salary: in addition to biannual reviews, we will ensure that you’re given a salary that matches the current industry standard. 
  • Integrative Healthcare as per National Collective Bargaining Agreement (NCBA or Italian “CCNL”).  
  • Welfare scheme as per National Collective Bargaining Agreement (NCBA or Italian “CCNL”)  

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.

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Job ID Number: 67986BR
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    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Location
    Genoa (Italy)
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Project Management
  • Structural
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