Bridges Engineer - Edinburgh

Vacancy type
Full-time, Permanent
Salary scale
How to apply
by email to with CV and covering letter
Closing date
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

To help with the continued growth of the Edinburgh Office, MHB Consultants is delighted to announce an opening for the position of Bridges Engineer. The successful candidate will become part of a dynamic and forward-thinking business that aims to develop pragmatic solutions that save money for our clients.

As an employee-owned business, MHB Consultants is passionate about ensuring that all employees share in the success of the company. As co-owners of the business, they are entitled to receive a share of the firm’s operating profit each year.

The candidate

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified in civil or structural engineering and be looking for an opportunity for career progression and technical development.

The job will require a dynamic and motivated individual who is technically capable as well as a good communicator.  Some relevant work experience would be an advantage, however 2022 graduates are also encouraged to apply.  It would also be beneficial if applicants have knowledge of structural design/analysis software, Autocad, and MS Office. Previous experience working on rail industry projects would be an advantage but is not essential.

The job

The job will principally involve the following tasks:

  • Design and/or assessment calculations
  • Structural analysis and modelling, using computer software where appropriate
  • Liaison with third party suppliers such as statutory bodies for consents and approvals
  • Preparing technical reports, specifications, and risk assessments; and working with CAD technicians to produce drawings
  • Site visits and structure inspections
  • Working with CAD technicians to produce drawings
  • Mentoring graduate/trainee engineers.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual profit related bonus (up to £3600 tax free)
  • Total 30 days annual leave (inclusive of 8 days public holidays) with an option to purchase an additional 5 days)
  • Continuous training and development
  • Company Group pension
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance

Why consider this role

  • Company has a “can do” attitude.
  • A chance to develop technical skills and for career progression at a growing company.
  • First class career development opportunities on technically challenging projects.

About the Company

MHB Consultants was established in 2006 and currently has 50 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.

To apply please email your details to