Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Independent in ownership and spirit, we combine innovative digital solutions and processes with our domain expertise across the built environment to make a positive difference to the world.
Digital Transformation is at the heart of Arup’s strategy, combining digital and data-related capabilities with traditional engineering, design and consultancy strengths. We use this to solve our clients most complex challenges and help them respond effectively to the rapidly evolving digital world.
About this career opportunity…
Based in Newcastle, you will apply your engineering expertise to shape our projects as well as play an active role in all stages of our projects from feasibility through to completion across a number of sectors, including data centres, commercial, residential, education, energy, sport, health and mixed-use developments.
In addition, you will make an impact in this role by…
Working in an interdisciplinary environment and aim to design buildings that maximise value for our clients whilst minimising their environmental impact
Playing a part in the ever-increasing digital transformation of our business, seeking new ways to increase our efficiency through automation and to offer new services to our clients through our integrated digital approach to design.
Liaising with clients, other design team members and contractors.
Mentoring junior Engineers and Technicians.
Being responsible for meeting agreed deadlines.
Operating in accordance with local quality assurance procedures.
Working on a broad range of project types, such as major national infrastructure projects, large commercial office developments, international sporting event buildings & infrastructure and data centres located around the world.
Delivering high quality, innovative design and specification work, requiring thorough knowledge and experience of the full range of project delivery including site supervision and inspections.
Contributing to the development of good practice within discipline through involvement with skills networks and team process improvement initiatives.
Being generally office based but with opportunities for local, national and international short-term travel.
To achieve in this role, you are likely to…
Be Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering, preferably Masters or equivalent.
Be working towards Chartership through CIBSE, IET or other relevant body.
Have a wide knowledge of design of electrical building systems including coordination, spatial planning and energy performance of buildings.
Have sound working knowledge of common electrical building services software (Amtech. Dialux, Relux)
Have sound or developing working knowledge of Revit MEP.
Have experience supervising and providing technical mentorship to Technicians.
Have an interest in business development.
Be able to prepare and produce external and internal correspondence (using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
Be a team player with good organisational skills and proven success.
Have an awareness of project management requirements and be keen to develop skills in this area, with an initial focus on the electrical discipline.
Have excellent communications skills, verbal and written.
Be disciplined and consistent approach to work.
Be able to see tasks through to completion and able to prioritise and multi-task in an efficient manner.
Have excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.
Be able to work independently with minimum supervision.
Have the ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
Be willing to take on new challenges.
Be flexible in approach to work and its demands.
Be able to develop successful working relationships during project work with Clients, architects, contractors etc.
In addition to making a significant impact you will be joining a diverse team of incredibly talented individuals, each on a unique career development journey. We think an inclusive working environment is a great place to evolve, but don’t just take our word for it…
“Arup is a great company to work for, as it gives developing engineers the opportunity to enhance their technical and commercial skills in various sectors of industry including data centres, airports and healthcare. Their international mobility scheme allows Arup employees to work in other offices globally, giving employees the chance to gain international experience and work to different regulations and standards. My experience at Arup to date have been noteworthy, intriguing and has helped my professional development.”
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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