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Civil Structural Engineer

Closing date
Sep 29, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Why Arup?

To achieve net zero targets, the world must rapidly decarbonise through smarter energy generation, storage, supply and consumption. Arup's technical, engineering and operational consultants are helping to shape next generation energy. Arup is helping clients across the global energy industry to shift to low carbon and renewable sources while meeting increasing global demand. Whether it's investment or transaction advice, energy system integration, or the detailed design of energy infrastructure, we help clients to chart a sustainable path forward.

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The Opportunity

Within our North sub-region we have a team of 100+ multi-disciplinary engineers working together on a wide variety of energy and water infrastructure projects.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Civil Structural Engineer to join and support the Energy, Water and Resources group in either our Glasgow or Edinburgh offices. This is an opportunity to join our team and unlock the delivery of technical solutions across a wide range of civil engineering projects.

We are looking for a Civil Structural engineer with curiosity, personal drive and strong technical / engineering skills.

The ideal candidate will technically guide and manage projects and / or work packages within projects within our Energy Water and Resources engineering team. Responsibilities will range from design activities to project management tasks, including; Technical delivery of civil / structural engineering designs, calculations, models, reports and drawings; Delivery of project work from early masterplanning and concept stages through to detailed design and construction support activities; Project design management and delivery, including ensuring high quality technical design and reporting; Project commercial management including monitoring progress and costs against programme and budget; Team planning and resourcing requirements and management of deliverables through active collaboration with supporting disciplines.

As a senior engineer within an established and growing team, you will be expected to support others within the team both through technical collaboration as well as mentoring and developing less experienced members of the team. Support will be provided to enable you to fulfil this role.

Is this role right for you?

We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:
  • MEng or MSc level degree in Civil Engineering or related subject / Chartered Civil Engineer (MICE) or Chartered Structural Engineer (MIStructE) Status.
  • Knowledge and previous experience in the design and/or construction of civil/structural engineering solutions with a preference towards experience on energy and / or water related projects.
  • Experience of the application Eurocodes and British Standards.
  • A desire to work on the design and construction of civil engineering infrastructure across energy and water related projects is essential. Applicants with transferable experience from infrastructure projects in other sectors are also encouraged to apply.
  • Competence in interrogation of 3D Models of Civil Engineering projects, using industry-recognized software system e.g. Civil 3D, Revit or equivalent.
  • Experience in commercial / project management of design projects, including tasks such as developing bids, preparing fee proposals, creating design delivery programmes, monitoring progress and costs on projects.

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Rewards and Benefits

We care about you and want you to perform at your best, which is why we offer one of the most competitive benefits packages in our sector. As a member organisation, everyone shares in our success through a global profit share scheme (payments are dependent on the firm's financial performance).

We also provide Private medical insurance, Life assurance, Accident insurance and Income protection cover. In addition, you'll have access to flexible benefits to help you look after all aspects of your wellbeing and give you the freedom and flexibility to find the best solutions for you, your family, and your individual needs.

Different people, shared values.

At Arup we are an equal opportunity employer, and we accept people for who they are - we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of age, gender identity and expression, marital status, disability, neurodiversity and mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you're pregnant or on family leave. We know that when diverse teams collaborate great things are possible. Our internal employee networks support our inclusive culture - from race, ethnicity and cross-cultural working to gender, LGBTQ+ and disability - we provide a space for you to express yourself and to make a positive difference - discover more about life at Arup here.

At Arup, we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates and are a Disability Confident Level 2 Employer. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you.

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Our Application Process

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