Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Building Physics Engineer

Environmental/Building Services.

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For this opportunity, we welcome applications from individuals that are eligible to apply for/currently hold a Graduate visa. As appropriate, any offer we make will be conditional upon your visa application being approved. 
 
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today's built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world. As one of the world's leading building design consultancies, we offer clients the innovation and technical know-how to continually deliver their projects on schedule and on budget, without compromise.  

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At Arup, we design and deliver ground-breaking icons through our work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services. Independent in ownership and spirit, we're a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts who use our skills to make a positive difference in the world.

Arup's Building Physics and sustainability experts provide support to internal and external building design teams to enhance the environmental performance of our projects. We provide analysis which allow clients and external stakeholders to benchmark the environmental performance of their buildings and work with organisations to change their approach to embedding sustainability into their projects.  

The Building Physics team is embedded in an integrated building design team which delivers complete building services for projects of all types.  Many clients want to find balance between commercial performance, usability, comfort and sustainability.  Such balanced solutions demand coordination, requiring the team to communicate and collaborate frequently with clients, design teams and specialists within the building sector. 
By thinking beyond standard solutions, we help clients achieve their sustainability aspirations – from internal targets to third party ratings such as LEED®, BREEAM and the WELL Building Standard.

Are you interested in a career in Building Physics? 

Right now, we're looking for a Graduate Building Physics Engineer to join our team of bright professionals. From your first day, you'll join an unrivalled community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards a professional qualification.

You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. While you'll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, we'll give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.

Graduates will be working in a multi-disciplinary office, preparing environmental assessments, energy modelling and sustainability statements in co-ordination with their team as well as external architects, surveyors, contractors and clients for projects across a wide range of markets.

They will gain a thorough understanding of various environmental assessment systems for buildings, using 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.

What are we looking for?

We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills:

  • Degree in Environmental, Architectural or Building Services Engineering, or similar, with a predicted/achieved grade of 2.1 or above 
  • Enthusiasm to support the development of appropriate building energy strategies and sustainability strategies for buildings, including communicating and agreeing these plans with the project team members and relevant authorities 
  • Desire to developing concepts, appraise and recommend optimum design solutions 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel 
  • Good understanding of the fundamental principles of sustainability and a well-read knowledge of global, national and regional issues that will allow you to communicate the need for environmental design with passion, conviction and reasoning 
  • Planned and organised approach to work and meeting deadlines 
  • Enthusiasm for a career in sustainable building design underpinned by an understanding of our sector and work
  • Analytical thought process 
  • Creative approach to problem solving and effective communication
  • Aptitude to work on your own initiative and be proactive 

You must be able to start this opportunity in September 2022.

What we offer you:  

Beyond a great salary and stimulating, technically challenging work, Arup offers a range of additional benefits to its people.  

As a membership organisation, everyone shares in our success through a global profit share scheme. Our people also have access to a range of broader wellbeing benefits.  

You'll have access to lots of learning opportunities including a structured induction and ongoing training through Arup university.  

Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to utilise your technical expertise to improve the lives of the most vulnerable in the communities in which we live and work through Arup's community engagement programme.  

Next steps:  

Complete the application form, attaching any required documents. We'll be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. You are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in advance of the application deadline. Our assessment centres for this opportunity will take place from December 2021.  

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  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Cardiff
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Environment & Sustainability

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