Skip to the content

Civil Engineer

Vacancy type
Salary scale
How to apply
Closing date
Friday, January 29, 2021

Due to the continued growth of our team across the UK MHB is recruiting a civil engineer to support the delivery of our projects.  Working within our existing teams and reporting to senior engineers who will supervise your work and support your ongoing development, this role will encompass problem identification, feasibility assessment, detailed design and project management.  You will be encouraged to take responsibility commensurate with your skills and potential. 

With current restrictions it is likely that this role will be predominantly home based for the first part of 2021, although some site work and visits to our offices may be required.  Going forward it is envisaged that this role will be office and site based with some home working allowed, in line with our policies and operational requirements.

The Candidate

We are looking for a degree qualified civil engineer with work experience in a similar role. The ideal candidate will have design experience in civils/ temporary works design engineering. The job will require a motivated individual who is technically and commercially capable as well as a good communicator.  Rail experience would be an advantage.

A large proportion of the role will be working in our civils team and you should, therefore, have design experience in some or all of the following: slope stability, foundation design, ground anchors, gravity and embedded retaining wall design, design of formwork, working platforms, culvert designs and report writing. 

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 Slope/W or equivalent.  The ideal candidate should have a good knowledge of Eurocodes, British Standards and CDM Regulations.

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)
  • Clean driving licence.


  • Competitive salary (37.5hrs/week)
  • Paid Overtime
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • 29 days annual leave (which includes 8 days public holiday)
  • Company Pension Scheme

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 is a civil engineering design consultancy established in 2006. We currently have 45 full time staff based across our three offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and York.  Workload is 70% design work in the rail industry with the balance in transportation, energy, heavy civil engineering and structural sectors. Our clients are building contractors, local authorities, transportation agencies and private 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.  

To apply please email your details to

Let us make the difference to your next project