Arup are 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. Unlike our competitors our unique ownership structure allows us to invest our time and energy in the interests of our staff, rather than external shareholders, making for a more exciting and enjoyable environment for our staff.
In the Winchester Office we have a friendly, sociable and ambitious multi-disciplinary team comprising experienced Engineers and Consultants working in a variety of market sectors. There is car parking available on site and our office is a short walk from both the train station and the park and ride.
"My favourite thing about working in Winchester is the fact that everyone in the office knows each other and it feels like a family. I also like how I have been able to get involved with things like the social committee and organising wellbeing events for the whole office. Finally, it’s a beautiful city!" - Director - Winchester
There is a growth strategy in place for this office and we have a number of roles available within our infrasructure civil engineering team. We are looking for a technically strong engineers of various experience levels from Engineer to Principal equivalent. You will have a broad range of experience in all aspects of infrastructure civil engineering, with the skills and enthusiasm to take on an important key technical and managerial role, to help grow our infrastructure team within the Winchester Office.
Typical responsibilities include:
Working as part of a team to carry out hands on design for a variety of projects
Use of technical analysis and design software packages
Project managing projects to provide the day to day running of projects
Liaison with architects, suppliers and contractors
Attending and contributing to project meetings (internal and external)
Working with the technician team to prepare and produce drawings
Producing reports and correspondence
Resolution of site queries
Site inspections and surveys
Working directly with clients and other professionals with minimum supervision
Co-ordinating and liaising with engineers in other areas of the business in a variety of disciplines
Facilitating and organising meetings and CPD training events to contribute to your own development and the development of others
Representing Arup in links with local schools and universities
We are looking for the following qualifications, skills and attributes in you:
Master’s degree qualified (2:1 or above preferred) in a relevant subject e.g. MEng, or equivalent
Chartered status or working towards chartered status through your chosen professional institution
Essential skills, knowledge and behaviours
Have design and management experience in all areas of civil engineering including utility and drainage design, flood risk assessment, road pavement design and layout, highways layout design, earthworks design, and site procurement issues.
Be up to date with the latest analysis and design software i.e. Microdrainage, Autodesk and/ or Microstation, GIS.
Experience of working in a similar consulting environment
Excellent technical skills combined with practical understanding of site development and construction
Have a good knowledge of a variety of codes, able to easily swap between codes and get to grips with new ones quickly.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and a range of software programmes for design and modelling
Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in your work
A professional approach with both colleagues and clients
Excellent communication skills; verbal, written, sketching, drawing and presentations
Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
Aptitude to work on your own initiative and be proactive
Excellent planning, organisation and time management skills
Proven success in contributing to a team orientated environment
Highly motivated and willing to learn and take on new challenges, enthusiastic about developing your skills and experiences
Keen to share knowledge and contribute to the development of others
Desirable skills, knowledge and behaviours
Experience of working on construction sites
Experience of working with other disciplines which influence infrastructure design such as Geotechnics
Seek to improve existing ways of working by finding efficiencies in processes
Commercial awareness and keen to learn about the business side of our operations
Shape your time with us
Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a great place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.
At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle - we recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you're interested in flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time, please let us know when you apply, and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.
Join us in shaping a better world.
Reward and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary at all levels and one of the best benefits package in our sector. Core benefits include Private Medical Insurance, Life Assurance, Accident Assurance and Income Protection cover. You will also have access to a grade-related Flexible Benefit Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash or spend on a wide range of Choice benefits to help you with your work/life balance and financial security.
In addition all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share Scheme where employees could receive two Profit Share payments per year.
Arup is a place where creativity, innovation and exciting technical challenges are always possible; we are part of a team that enjoys what they do, embracing a unique culture. As a global firm we can develop careers in the UK or abroad through international assignments, and our commitment to training and development is fundamental to ensure we continue to develop our staff and look to the future requirements of our clients.
If you share our passion, why not talk to us about a rewarding career with Arup?