Bridges Engineers - Various Levels - Glasgow/ Edinburgh/ York

Vacancy type
Full-time, Permanent
Salary scale
Competitive dependent on experience
How to apply
Email CV and covering letter to
Glasgow/ Edinburgh/ York
Closing date
Friday, December 16, 2022

To help with the continued growth of the bridges team, MHB Consultants are looking to appoint Bridges Engineers at various levels from Graduate to Senior Engineer. The successful candidate(s) will become part of a dynamic and forward-thinking business that aims to develop practical solutions to 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 firms operating profit each year.

The ideal candidate(s):

The ideal candidate(s) should hold a degree in civil or structural engineering and be looking to develop their technical skills and progress their career.

The job will require dynamic and motivated individuals who are technically capable and good communicators.  We are looking for candidates with between 2 and 10 years’ relevant work experience. It would also be beneficial for applicants to have a knowledge of GSA (or similar modelling software), TEDDS, Autocad, general design software and MS Office. Whilst rail experience is an advantage for these roles, we would encourage capable engineers with more general bridges/ structures experience to apply as suitable training will be provided.

The job

The job will principally involve the following tasks.

(For Graduate roles an appreciation of some of the following will be adequate, with a good working knowledge required for the Senior roles):

  • Experience working with bridges and design using various materials, e.g. - concrete, steel, timber, masonry
  • Preferred but not essential experience working in the rail sector and working on tunnels, stations, buildings or geotechnics.
  • Design and/or assessment calculations to Eurocode and Network Rail standards
  • Structural analysis and modelling, using software where appropriate
  • Production / Review design drawings, technical reports and specifications
  • Mentoring graduate/trainee engineers (lead a design team of 2-3)
  • Co-ordinate multi-discipline works with design partners / sub-consultants
  • Liaison with third party suppliers such as statutory bodies for consents and approvals
  • Involvement with project scoping, coordinating design activities, contractual and financial management


  • Degree qualified in civil or structural engineering, plus 2-10 years’ experience
  • Graduate Engineer for the more junior positions or Chartered Engineer/working towards final review for more senior roles.
  • 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

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.

Please email your CV and covering letter to