2024 Italy Graduate Electrical Controls & Instrumentation Career Path

Type: Graduate

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.

What attracted you to Mott MacDonald? Ready for a career within Mott MacDonald?

Job Description

Please note candidates must be able to speak fluent Italian and English for this role.

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 re-powering and life extension. Together with our clients, we’re helping to deliver the energy transition globally. 

  • Transmission and Distribution 
  • Oil and Gas 
  • Nuclear 
  • Thermal Generation 

About you

We are looking for committed and motivated graduates with a genuine passion for engineering with 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:  

  • Instrumentation and control engineering 

In your application you should be able to demonstrate your interest through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience  

  • 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. 

At Mott MacDonald, we are interested in the unique qualities, experiences, and perspectives that you as an individual can bring.  We want to emphasise that what truly sets you apart is your authentic self and to consider this when making an application.

About this graduate scheme – is it the right one 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. 


We understand that each person’s career goals vary, therefore we tailor make each individual’s development programme to suit them. With our vast library of e-learning courses available to you, you can choose which direction you want your career to go in. 

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

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