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Summer Placement - Bridges & Civil Structures

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Overview of the role:  

We are currently recruiting for Summer Placement Engineers to join our well-established Bridges team during their mid-degree for a 6 – 8 week placement. 

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. 

You could be based in either our Bristol, Leeds or Cardiff offices. Please indicate your 1st and 2nd location preference when applying to this position. 

What are we looking for?

We encourage our Industrial Trainee Bridge Engineers to demonstrate drive and motivation, a willingness to learn about our sector, and a desire to effectively deliver an excellent service to our clients. As such, we are looking for the following qualifications, skills and attributes in you: 

  • Studying an MEng or BEng in Civil or Structural Engineering 
  • On track to achieve a 2.1 or above, as proven through the modules that you have completed to date 
  • Demonstrate strong motivation and passion for a career in Bridges 
  • Interest in and application of digital skills, such as computer coding for design automation and problem-solving is an advantage.

Arup Summer Placements typically join for between 6 and 8 weeks. You must be available to start on the opportunity during Summer 2022 and commit to completing the programme in full.  

What we offer you: 

There are infinite possibilities with Arup. You'll receive an insight of the opportunities that a challenging, fulfilling career provides, and:  

  • A competitive salary  
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world  
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment  
  • A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills  
  • The support you need to develop your skills  

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 24th, 2022
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 6 - 8 weeks
  • Cardiff and Leeds
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Civil

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