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Senior Civil Engineer

Closing date
Dec 11, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Joining Arup

Arup's purpose, shared values and collaborative approach has set us apart for over 75 years, guiding how we shape a better world.

Our civil engineering clients bring a diverse portfolio of work from site development schemes to transport networks, and from building projects to water-based solutions. The civil engineering skills necessary to deliver this work vary from flood risk and drainage strategies, shaping masterplans, to detailed designs for roads, public realm, utilities and drainage.

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The Opportunity

We are looking for a technically strong, proactive and motivated senior civil engineer to join our team based in our South Coast Office. We are currently based in Winchester, but as part of our growth strategy, we will soon be moving to new offices in Southampton. This is an unique opportunity to take a leading role in growing Arup's offering in the South Coast region. The ability to call into question and bring new ideas to the way we work is expected along with excellent team working and partnership skills.

This a growing and diverse civil engineering team always looking to enhance the environment and do the right thing. Sustainability and digital transformation is always front of mind, and we deliver this through an excellent variety of work across a number of sectors.

The Winchester/Southampton team also works very closely with civil engineering teams from Bristol and Cardiff where resources, skills and opportunities are shared to reduce workload peaks and enhance our offering.

At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective - in which we encourage individuality to thrive. Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. You will have the opportunity do socially useful work that has meaning - to Arup, to your career, to our members and to the clients and communities we serve.

Is this role right for you?

As a minimum requirement we would expect that the suitable applicant to be Chartered with IEng or CEng Professional Registration status through ICE or IStructE, or other relevant body.

Furthermore, you will possess a strong academic background ideally with MEng or Civil Engineering-based degree.

You will be able to demonstrate strong technical experience across most or all of the following: flood risk, drainage, sustainable drainage, earthworks, pavements, utilities, street design, constraints mapping and infrastructure master planning.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;
  • Planning and statutory approval process.
  • Commercial knowledge such as fee proposals and monitoring.
  • Workload planning.
  • Mentoring and teaching.
  • Ability to write high quality reports and specifications.
  • Some contract knowledge, NEC or similar.

Not ready to apply just yet, or have a few questions? Contact . If this role is not quite what you are looking for but you are interested in other opportunities for a future with purpose, please sign up to our Talent Community where you will be kept up to date with roles suitable for you to shape a better world.

What We Offer you

At Arup, we care about each member's success, so we can grow together.

Guided by our values, we provide an attractive total reward package that recognises the contribution of each of our members to our shared success. As well as competitive, fair and equitable pay, we offer a career in which all of our members can belong, grow and thrive - through benefits that support health and wellbeing, a wide range of learning opportunities and many possibilities to have an impact through the work they do.

We are owned in trust on behalf of our members, giving us the freedom, with personal responsibility, to set our own direction and choose work that aligns with our purpose and adds to Arup's legacy. Our members collaborate on ambitious projects to deliver remarkable outcomes for our clients and communities. Profit Share is a key part of our reward, enabling members to share in the results of our collective efforts.

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

Arup is an equal opportunity employer that actively promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of age (within legal limits), gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, neurotype or mental health, race or ethnicity, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you're pregnant or on family leave. We are an open environment that embraces diverse experiences, perspectives, and ideas - this drives our excellence.

Guided by our values and alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we create and contribute to equitable spaces and systems, while cultivating a sense of belonging for all. Our internal employee networks support our inclusive culture: from race, ethnicity and cross-cultural working to gender equity and LGBTQ+ and disability inclusion - we aim to create a space for you to express yourself and make a positive difference. Discover more about life at Arup at

We are committed to making our recruitment process and workplaces accessible to all candidates. Please contact to let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application or interview process, and/or to perform the essential functions of the role. We will do everything we can to support you.

Our Application Process

To understand what to expect next, please visit our Application Process Page.

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Closing Date: 11-12-23

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