Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Leeds

Description

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.

The post is for a Senior Engineer working within the Bridge Civil Structures department based in the Leeds office working on various, exciting projects within the UK and abroad.

As a Senior Engineer with experience of transportation infrastructure projects, we want to ensure that you continue to develop your technical expertise and career. To achieve this, you shall have the opportunity to work within a dynamic team based out of the Leeds office, working closely with fellow Engineers and Technicians who are continuously striving to enhance Arup’s overall Bridge Civil Structures skill capabilities.


Role-What we're looking for in you:


We are seeking a Chartered Bridge/ Civil Structures Engineer to join our Bridge Civil Structures team working collaboratively with other infrastructure engineers/ technicians across North West & Yorkshire. The new employee would principally operate within the Rail environment on our current significant Route upgrade, enhancements and renewals project and frameworks. There may be opportunity to support the wider bridge and civil structures team beyond the rail environment.

You shall play an active role in all stages of a project, from: scheme design through to construction design including rail bridge assessment, feasibility and design work; helping to lead other bridge engineers and technicians to undertake tasks and produce project deliverables; interface with other rail disciplines for design input and communicate with other stakeholders within the wider project teams.

The successful candidate will become a permanent member of our creative, friendly
Team with a view to becoming a Contractor’s Responsible Engineer (CRE – a Network Rail designated role).


Requirements & Skills:


The Engineer will be a competent and enthusiastic bridge/ civil structure engineer with a very strong technical background and an excellent communicator. They will be at least CEng MICE and/or MIStructE or hold a similar professional qualification demonstrating and can demonstrate an equivalent level of experience and ability. Whilst existing rail competency would be ideal, it is not essential if their work to date has been predominantly highway bridge based particularly if this has included work on existing and historical bridges of a range of different structural forms and materials. If the new employee is not already a CRE on Network Rail projects, for the right candidate we would be willing to rapidly develop this designation within 1-2 years.

Essential skills:


- CEng MICE and/or MIStructE or hold a similar professional qualification and can demonstrate an equivalent level of experience and ability.

- Demonstrate a very strong technical base with industrial experience in bridgeworks and civil engineering for transportation infrastructure.

- Demonstrate good written communication skills and will be able to explain

- their work confidently to internal and external colleagues.

- Usual office software i.e. Word, Excel etc.

- Has independently produced and managed production of engineering deliverables such as calculations, drawings, specifications and reports for technically complex bridge/civil-structure works for transportation infrastructure.

- Very familiar with best-practice bridge/civil-structure design, assessment and analysis methods, associated codes of practice and approval processes.

- Highly motivated and with a desire to tackle interesting problems with the

- opportunity of finding innovative solutions.

- Good team player and supportive of the other disciplines.
Desirable skills:


- Currently a bridge/structures CRE on Network Rail projects or otherwise working in the rail environment.

- Familiar with bridge/civil-structure associated UK national standards, Network Rail standards and the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges.

- Knowledge and experience of using 3D design packages such as SolidWorks / Rhino / Microstation or Revit.

- Use of information management software such as ProjectWise.

- Ability to code, programme and otherwise use digital skills e.g. Grasshopper, Python, advanced Excel etc 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 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 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.

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.

If you share our passion, why not talk to us about a rewarding career with Arup?

  • access
  • excel
  • revit
  • software
  • word