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Graduate Environmental Services Engineer - Buildings

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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.

Well-designed water supply and waste drainage systems are essential to successful, healthy and sustainable buildings. Arup's environmental services engineers (also known as public health engineers) tackle diverse challenges. Additionally, on some projects, our public health engineers also carry out civil engineering tasks such as below ground drainage design, flood risk assessments and specialist road and pavement designs along with associated earthworks required for new and existing building construction.

The design of sustainable water management systems helps save water and the energy associated with its use, from pumping to heating. From sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) to water reuse, our expertise helps clients to make better use of water and energy, and to make their buildings and sites more resilient.

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Together with Arup's mechanical and electrical engineers, we provide an integrated building services offering. We also collaborate with water engineers to ensure that plumbing and infrastructure work together, in sympathy with the complete water cycle. Our environmental services team offers our clients a broad spectrum of expertise and consulting services in a wide range of developments, such as commercial and residential developments, Universities, colleges and schools, hospitals and healthcare buildings, laboratories and research facilities, transport projects, including airports and rail stations, sports facilities and stadia, theatres and performance venues, museums and art galleries, large-scale industrial and manufacturing facilities and data centres.

Are you interested in a career in Environmental Services?

We are currently recruiting for Graduate Environmental Services Engineers to join our growing teams. You will be encouraged to work towards a professional qualification, whilst maintaining control and drive of your own career.

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary office with structural, mechanical and electrical engineers and specialists such as fire and acoustic engineers, preparing designs in co-ordination with their team as well as external architects, surveyors, contractors and clients for projects across a wide range of markets. Arup also helps shape the debate on environmental services (public health) engineering in professional and regulatory forums. Where we see strong potential for positive change, we assist clients in research and product development and also pursue in-house research and development.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the role of a design engineer, using relevant software design programmes and visiting sites to see the work undertaken while at the same time working towards the goal of becoming a Chartered Engineer.

About you

We encourage our Graduate Environmental Services Engineers to demonstrate drive and motivation, a willingness to learn about our sector, and a desire to effectively meet our clients' goals. We are looking for the following qualifications, skills and attributes in you:

  • Civil, Environmental, Architectural, Mechanical, Building Services, Water, Chemical or Process Engineering, or Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Hydrology degree with a prediction of 2:1 or higher (or equivalent)
  • A Master's degree is preferable but candidates with a strong BEng or BSc will be considered
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of CAD/Revit is an advantage
  • Be planned and organised in your approach to work and meeting deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for a career in Environmental Services engineering, underpinned through a knowledge and understanding of our sector and work
  • Demonstrate a creative and inquisitive approach to problem solving
  • Seek to improve existing ways of working, by finding efficiencies in processes
  • The aptitude to work on your own initiative and be proactive
  • Able to start September 2020.

Arup offers

Arup offers extensive opportunities for your personal and career development and:

  • A competitive salary and settling in allowance
  • Profit share scheme
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including a flexible benefits fund and highly competitive pension
  • An interesting and varied workload
  • The opportunity to work on international projects
  • Technically challenging projects that will stretch and challenge your skills
  • Opportunities to work abroad
  • A supportive and friendly team, based in an excellent working environment
  • Mentorship and support towards professional accreditation and career development opportunities

Does this role sound of interest to you? Please find further information below:

  • Assessment centres will take place from December 2019, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible so you don't miss out on this exciting opportunity.
  • Our Graduate Welcome Week will take place in September 2020. Although we can be flexible on start dates, we would hope that the successful candidate will join their peers for this event.

Please note that we are unable to offer Tier 2 visa sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Tomorrow
  • Competitive + benefits
  • Masters and above
  • Bristol, Liverpool (North West), London and Manchester
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • Civil
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Process
 

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