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Job description

We 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.

We are looking for a civil engineer to join a team of about 100 Engineers, Scientists and Technicians who work with others throughout the Northwest of England and Yorkshire. You will be based in our Manchester office (but Liverpool, Sheffield, or Leeds is possible either permanently or part-time).
Our Current projects are varied, exciting and often high profile, including the fields of Flood Risk and River Engineering, Transportation (Rail and Road), Energy, Utility Provision and Site development.

We work across all phases of projects from advisory, concept through to detailed design and construction supervision. We deliver projects for a host of clients and organisations, including government agencies (both national and local), local authorities, private developers, contractors, and utility companies. Collaborating on projects across the North of England, the UK and overseas as part of a broad and diverse global organisation and can bring expertise from far and wide and provide support to others around the world.

Ideally, you will have demonstrable experience following graduation, or you are an individual who has followed a degree apprenticeship and graduated. Previous experience within utilities, drainage or site development would be a key essential for this role and working on multidisciplinary projects.

To achieve in this role, you will have general Civil Engineering design experience, delivering Water, Utilities or Transport related projects. You will be analytical, creative, and a conceptual thinker to evaluate options to make decisions. You will have the opportunity to take more responsibility and leadership of the projects you work on or increase your technical specialist skills.

Duties of this role will include, but will not be restricted to;
  • Supervision of others carrying out civil engineering design.
  • Use of AutoCAD or Microstation CAD packages for design and design software packages (MicroDrainage, Civils 3d) spreadsheets and GIS.
  • Interest in BIM, Digital automation and conducting design in a 3D environment.
  • Checking the quality and accuracy of own and others' work.
  • Responsible for defined parts of design projects and individual projects, including the commercial aspects of these elements/projects.
  • Working with Clients and Customers, and colleagues to generate mutually agreeable outcomes.
  • Responsible for organising events, activities, processes, and small internal business projects.
  • Mentoring the development of younger engineers within the team.

Mandatory Requirements
  • Suitable Civil Engineering Degree (Class 2.1 or above) in line with a technical specialism

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.

Shape your time with us

Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a phenomenal 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 working, 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.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process.

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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