Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world. We are currently looking for an Associate Mechanical Engineer to join our Buildings Engineering 2 team in London.
BE2 is a growing and thriving team within Buildings London and has developed exceptional links with key London clients and architects. Current group focus areas include media and studios, commercial and mixed use, science and industry, repurpose and refurbishment, low- and zero-carbon buildings and large-scale concept technical master planning. The diversity of workload and strength of client links has meant strong growth over the last year and a need for some new team members.
The team have some exciting schemes moving forwards such as the British Library extension, Ruskin Square development, Sky Campus and the BBC Television Centre redevelopment.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Associate with excellent design, technical, and software skills who enjoys working collaboratively in multi-professional design teams, taking responsibility for projects from inception to completion to achieve outstanding results.
You will be able to demonstrate solid experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering Systems for building services, and a track record of multi-disciplinary design by bringing the best of Arup together.
You will be committed to your own professional development and looking for challenging work to develop your engineering skill.
Developing engineering solutions from concept through to completion stage.
Working closely with key stakeholders to deliver solutions which exceed client expectations.
Leading the mechanical team – support the development of Engineers, maintain an overview of mechanical engineering design quality, plan and manage resourcing.
Supervising and managing the detailed project design and drawing production.
Maintaining high technical standards consistent with the project brief.
Attending meetings and communicating with clients to establish their needs.
Communicating and liaising with clients and managing client meetings as required.
Being an active member of the group work winning team.
Project leading on multi-professional projects.
Managing project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget.
Supporting senior management in business and technical development.
Providing technical guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team.
Nurture existing and develop new client relationships in the sector, managing key client relationships to establish and meet their needs.
Being innovative in changing the design of buildings through a deep knowledge of Building Services Engineering.
Leadership and management of the detailed mechanical design and modelling, reports and specification production.
Project leader on multi-professional projects supervising and coordinating the work of others and coordinating work with engineers of other disciplines.
Become an integral part of the leadership team for your Building London Group; contributing to strategic decision making and representing the interests of both the Group and Arup more widely.
Requirements and skills
Degree qualified and have achieved professional qualification with an accredited institution.
Post-qualification experience, most of which will be in design gained within a consultancy environment.
Organised and adaptable with a flexible approach to work.
Ability to meet strict deadlines.
Excellent communication and report writing skills.
Working knowledge of relevant standards, planning policy, and regulations.
Experience in the successful design and delivery of the main Building Services Mechanical systems such as HVAC, life safety systems, sustainable systems design, and be conversant with public health systems and electrical infrastructure.
A good understanding of and ability to apply Building Physics to environmental design of projects.
Revit and Dynamo scripting experience would be a distinct advantage.
Track record of combining specialist input and successful delivery of large projects.
Management of budgets, resourcing and financials are required.
A desire and record of contributing to team and group culture, setting the right environment for people to thrive.
Rewards and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.
Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.
In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.
Different people, shared values
At Arup we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all backgrounds.
At Arup we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best.
At Arup we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply and we will discuss how this could work in your role.
What happens next?
If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.
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