Sector Specific Skills – MCB Executive Search

The success of the MCB Executive Search process is based to a large extent on the in-depth knowledge of our Principal Consultants. They specialise in various fields and have the ability to build cross-functional project teams based on the particular expertise required for each assignment.

MCB Civils currently operates in five construction and engineering related sectors:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Engineering / Manufacturing
  • Utilities
  • Renewable Energy
  • Technology

Not only do we carry out searches for clients, we also introduce talented candidates to our network to open up opportunities. We spend time discussing career development plans with many candidates including how to present themselves effectively. If you need some general advice or wish to discuss your career path in more detail call us on +44 (0)1780 482750.

Civil Engineering

Civil EngineeringOne of our key markets is Civil Engineering. We have a track record within a number of specific sectors including geotechnical, piling, surfacing (blacktop), aggregates, mining and quarrying, road construction, precast concrete, bridges, tunnels, earthmoving, geoenvironmental, ports and harbours.

We have placed people at many levels and functions including directors, general managers, senior commercial managers, business development manager senior estimators, QS’s, contracts managers, project managers, site agents, resident engineers, supervisors and consultants.

Civil Engineering Vacancies

Engineering / Manufacturing

Engineering & ManufacturingWith our experience and established network in manufacturing within the engineering sector, we are well placed to identify and introduce professionals across the range of disciplines from Operations to Sales both within the UK and overseas. Our placements have included MDs, general managers, 6 sigma black belts, operations directors, maintenance managers, sales executives, CAD team leaders and health & safety managers.

Engineering / Manufacturing Vacancies


UtilitiesWe have carried out searches within gas distribution (png and lng), electrical, water, reinstatement, recycling, combined heat and power (chp) and domestic heating.

Utilities Vacancies

Renewable Energy

Renewable EnergyWe have found engineers with expertise in wind turbine site identification and EIA, planning approval, community liaison, installation and connection. We have also worked with biomass engineers and project managers, solar panel technologists, wave energy hydraulic designers and geothermal pile technicians and project managers.

Renewable Energy Vacancies


TechnologyWe specialise in the Research and Development function and all aspects of managing the innovation process and commercialising the resultant technology. We bring a wealth of expertise, sector knowledge and market intelligence to recruitment assignments ranging from technical staff to Board level appointments – assessing selecting and placing on both a permanent and interim basis.

Technology Vacancies

Typical positions filled:

  • Chief Executives, MDs of technology or life science based organizations.
  • Technology, Technical, Engineering or Operations Directors
  • Research, Engineering, Quality Assurance or Production Managers
  • Project Managers and Principal Engineers
  • Scientific Support Staff and specialist engineers
  • Intellectual Property Managers and IP Licensing Executives
  • Regulatory and Marketing Personnel
  • Business Development Managers