Best People…Best Projects

We believe that growing a great management, engineering and construction services company begins with our people. We look for those who are drawn to challenges that use every talent they possess, with the imagination, determination and drive to do the extraordinary.

Employees at MWH, now part of Stantec, are typically involved in a variety of projects. You’ll often find that MWH projects not only focus on the technical skills of design and construction, but also on the societal aspects of improving quality of life. Our employees often seek this blend of opportunities, with the ability to work flexibly as they grow their careers, and find satisfaction in their achievements.

Our Culture of Learning

MWH has invested highly in promoting a culture of learning and in managing our intellectual capital. Each year, hundreds of our employees take advantage of in-person and online technical, professional and leadership learning programmes, through our MWH University, classroom training and online courses.

Building a Better World is a purpose that motivates and inspires our employees. It is about the future. It is about understanding the long-term hopes of people globally for a safe and sustainable world. Whether it is a career in consulting, design, project and programme management or business support, the opportunities at MWH are wide ranging.

‘Best Place to Work’

MWH was named ‘Best Place to Work’ in the NCE Top 100 Civil Engineering Companies of the Year. Judges thought we stood out in our ability to demonstrate:

  • Clear corporate values which are well communicated to an engaged team
  • Flexible working through excellent and diverse examples of sabbaticals, part time and parental working opportunities
  • Exceptional leadership demonstrating a commitment to wellbeing initiatives across a number of areas including mental health

Matt Jones, systems administrator in the MWH office in Warrington, UK, is part of the global IT team that keeps MWH going 24 hours a day around the world. Whether it’s troubleshooting a computer, ensuring client connections are maintained or exploring new technologies to support our business, Matt is on the job.

Civil Engineer Shenali Tissaaratchi joined MWH in 2006. Currently based in London, UK, Shenali has had the opportunity to work on an exciting construction project in the heart of the capital. Learn more about Shenali and what she has learned about relationships and trust, why these are important in her day to day work and what she feels has been invaluable to her career.

Civil Engineer Fritha Bevin-McCrimmon joined MWH in 2016. She grew up in Dunedin, New Zealand and moved to Christchurch to study engineering at the University of Canterbury. The beginning of her career coincided with the 2011 earthquakes which had a devastating impact on the infrastructure of Christchurch. Fritha was able to put her studies immediately into practice and support the rebuild of the city. Now based in Newcastle, UK, Fritha enjoys sharing her passion for engineering with the next generation through schools engagement activities.

Meet Sam Choi, a field engineer for MWH Global. Sam helped transform the Cannelton hydropower project from blueprints drafted in Chicago to a 88 MW hydropower plant along the Ohio River. The Cannelton Hydropower Project is located in Hawesville, Kentucky. Sam began working on the project doing design review, contract specification and technical design. He has worked in the past with Engineers Without Borders in Guatemala, as well.


Meet Andre Milla, electrical engineer at MWH. Andre is a part of the team building the Cannelton hydropower plant along the Ohio River. Andre grew up in a family of engineers, stating “I was born an engineer. I just didn’t always have the title.” Learn why Andre decided to dedicate his career to hydropower.