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Consultant Civil Engineer

Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
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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.

Arup is a multi-disciplinary firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants, and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today's-built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges - turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world.

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

The Opportunity

Arup's Civil Engineering team is looking to recruit a Civil Engineer to enhance our team of bright professionals in our Cardiff Office. Our current projects are varied, exciting and often high profile, including prestigious buildings, zero carbon schools and hospitals, large transportation schemes, state of the art rail and bus infrastructure and sustainable infrastructure for large residential projects.

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, contractors, and utility companies. We partner with and support others on projects across the UK and overseas as part of an unrivalled and diverse community of local and global experts

You will be expected to:
  • Design of civil engineering elements across a wide variety of exciting projects
  • Work with others in the team for defined parts of design, with the ability to check the quality and accuracy of your own work.
  • Present design options and solutions as an integral part of the function as well as work with clients, customers and colleagues to generate mutual consistent outcomes.

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.

Every person is supported and mentored in their career path and encouraged to work towards being the best they can be. Every year we invest in our people. To make them better at what they do, to allow them to pursue new ideas, and to develop a forward-thinking team We want you to be part of that bright future.

Is this role right for you?

We're looking for:
  • A Civil Engineering Degree in line with a technical specialism
  • Have or be actively working towards a professional qualification with a relevant professional body e.g. IEng/CEng MICE.
  • Knowledge of relevant CAD package (AutoCAD or Microstation CAD packages or similar) for design and a good knowledge of spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of civil engineering design software packages (MicroDrainage, InfoDrainage, Civils 3d)
  • Interest in BIM, Digital automation and/or conducting design in a 3D or digital environments as well as Digital Design processes

Not ready to apply just yet, or have a few questions? Contact Rachel Connolly at Please note, to ensure we remain GDPR compliant do not send your CV to us via this email.

If this role is not quite what you are looking for but you are interested in other opportunities, please sign up to our Talent Community where you will be kept up to date with roles suitable for you.

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.

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We are committed to making our recruitment process and workplaces accessible to all candidates. Please contact Rachel Connolly ( 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 UK Application Process page.

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Closing date: 22nd of June 2024

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