Engineer
Arup
Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
24d ago

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.

How can we best work with you?? Whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle, it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours.

At Arup you have access to a range of flexible working options including flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-

time. If you're interested in any of these options, please let us know when you apply and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a good knowledge of structural behaviour to join our Bridge, Civil Structures and Tunnels Group in our Solihull office.

We are currently working on the designs and assessments of a number of schemes in the UK and worldwide, such as Smart Motorways Projects (SMP), HS2 Phase 2a and 2b, HS2 Interchange Station, Canakkale bridge in Turkey, Kampala Flyovers in Uganda, Great Western Mainline electrification and Suurhoff Bridge strengthening in Amsterdam.

Our Group comprises over 50 engineers and technicians based in the Midlands Solihull office, which has nearly 750 staff in total, of which around 450 are in Infrastructure.

The group works in a dynamic environment, enabling staff to sit within the Group on Bridge, Civil Structures and Tunnel projects or relocate to work within multi-

disciplinary project teams as required. Working in a totally digital environment, we have interesting projects at all stages of design development from Concept Design, through Feasibility Stages to Detailed Design, and including the management of existing structural assets.

The successful candidate will provide sound technical contributions to our world class projects, including the design of bridges, tunnels and heavy civil engineering structures such as deep basements for underground railways.

They will also develop sustainable solutions for existing rail and highway structures that require capacity assessments, strengthening designs or modifications for future use.

Building on their developing technical basis, the successful candidate will be coordinating overall designs by interfacing with other infrastructure disciplines and communicating their designs through 3D BIM models and other digital media.

Requirements and skills

Essential Skills and Knowledge :

  • A good Civil or Structural Engineering honours degree, and be working towards chartership with a relevant professional body such as ICE or IStruct E;
  • Experience in the design or construction of Bridges and Civil Structures;
  • Ability to collect information, investigate options and devise solutions;
  • Team and collaborative working skills;
  • Ability to deliver work on time and to budget;
  • Management of a small team in producing high quality deliverables.
  • Familiarity with an analytical software package, such as GSA, LEAP5, Strand7 or Midas;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office, and be able to compose a good technical report;
  • Working knowledge of current Eurocode standards as implemented by Highways England and / or Network Rail;
  • Desirable Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong interest in software coding, e.g. Python, to improve design efficiency;
  • Reward and Benefits :

    We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits package 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.

    These 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 a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash, or spend on a wide range of 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.

    Formal training and personal development will also be offered, which includes attending in-house courses on technical and managerial topics.

    There may also be opportunities for short-term placements in other offices, both in the UK and around the world.

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