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Senior 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.

Watch this short clip to discover how Arup are shaping a better world and how you could be a part of it!

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Civil Structural / Bridge Engineer to join our vibrant and engaging team based in our North-West and Yorkshire Geography. Please note that the location could be any office within the geography Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, or Leeds. They will be leading projects or technical components of projects.

Our current project portfolio is varied, exciting and often high profile, operating within the fields of Transportation (Rail and Road), Water, Energy, and Site development among many others. We work across all phases of projects from advisory, concept, through to detailed design and construction supervision. We deliver projects for a whole host of clients and organisations including government agencies (both national and local), local authorities, private developers and contractors.

We collaborate on projects across the North of England, the UK and overseas as part of a wide and diverse global organisation and are therefore able to bring in broad expertise as well as providing support to others around the world.

Our current portfolio of projects includes the Transpennine Route Upgrade, infrastructure provision with Sellafield, flood alleviation schemes with the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales, WoodSmith Mine as well as brownfield regeneration projects such as the Victoria North Project in Manchester. In addition to the project work, the ideal candidate would be able to lead, engage and support colleagues from a technical perspective, whilst ensuring that their colleagues and peers are supported and encouraged in their development.

Is this role right for you?

We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:
  • Suitable Civil Engineering Degree, Masters or equivalent experience
  • Holds a recognised professional qualification, or have experience which is equivalent to gaining a professional qualification. We will support individuals with the correct experience to gain a professional qualification
  • Previous experience ideally in Transport/Infrastructure / Water/ Energy and/or Industrial projects.
  • A passion for guiding small teams, and coordinating innovative design challenges with other disciplines
  • Experience in being responsible for defined parts of design projects and individual projects, including the commercial aspects of these elements / projects.
  • Quality assurance in so far as undertaking design, checking of calculations and drawings to ensure high quality deliverables.

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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

To understand what to expect next, please visit our UK Application Process page. Stay safe online - Arup will never ask for payment or your bank details as part of our recruitment process.

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