Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Structural/Mechanical Engineer

Civil/Aeronautics/Aerospace.

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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. 

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Overview of the role: 

Right now we are looking for Graduate Engineers to join our team of bright professionals in our Midlands offices.  

You will have a thorough understanding of structural and mechanical engineering principles and be interested in diverse applications of these skills. You will have the opportunity to become involved in areas of our work that might require an understanding of fluids, geotechnics, electrical engineering or materials science, and you will be open to developing skills in these areas.  

Your role will be to prepare structural design and analysis in co-ordination with the engineering design team as well as architects, quantity surveyors and clients for various projects in the building, industrial, vehicle design and infrastructure business areas. 

You will gain a thorough understanding of the role of an engineer, experience the use of software design and analysis programs and visit sites to see the work undertaken while at the same time working towards becoming a Chartered Engineer. 

Your day-to-day responsibilities may include the following:  

  • Conduct structural analysis  
  • Prepare structural design  
  • Carry out design and field research  
  • Site visits  
  • Write reports and prepare presentations  
  • Attend meetings with clients  

You will be following Arup's engineering institution-accredited graduate training scheme and be supported and mentored towards achieving Chartered Engineer status.   

What we're looking for: 

We are looking for graduates with curiosity, personal drive and technical knowhow. If you can combine these skills with an understanding of (or willingness to learn about) the industry and a desire to deliver excellent services for clients, we would like to hear from you. We are looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills:  

  • Engineering degree (Masters level in engineering science, mechanical, structural, civil, aeronautical or aerospace engineering) (2:1/60% or higher or equivalent)  
  • We expect a successful candidate to have taken at least one module in their third or fourth year covering one or more of the areas below and to have achieved a grade of 2:1 or above for such modules:  
    • Structural analysis 
    • Computational analysis/finite element methods 
    • Dynamics/vibration 
    • Earthquake engineering
    • Impact/blast  
  • Interest in, or experience of, numerical analysis or simulation   

You must be available 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.  

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.  

Please be aware that we can only accept one application during each recruitment period, so please only apply for the position that suits you best. If you decide to apply for a different role, please withdraw your first application before submitting the new one.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 28th, 2022
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Solihull (Birmingham)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Structural

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