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Industrial Placement - Systems Engineer - Infrastructure


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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 Role

Our infrastructure systems experts combine rail systems and operational knowledge with systems engineering and safety management expertise to develop fully integrated railway designs which meet the needs of government, rail operators, the travelling public and others impacted by the railway. These designs may be for a new railway (or other guided transport system), for an extension to an existing system, or an enhancement by the introduction of a new technology.  

We support projects throughout the project lifecycle in integration, interface management, requirements management and verification and validation. We also provide specialist Systems Engineering services such as Systems Safety, Performance, Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (PRAM) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).  

Our services are provided through the whole project lifecycle of:  

  • Concept and Feasibility  
  • Design and Manufacturing/Installation  
  • Testing and Commissioning 
  • Operation and Maintenance, through to renewal  

As one of the world's leading building and infrastructure design consultancies, we offer clients the innovation and technical know-how to continually deliver their projects on schedule and on budget, but without compromise.   

During your Industrial 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.  

We ask that you are flexible on location as you may at times be required to work from other locations across the UK. This is dependent upon the needs of our clients and business.  

What are we looking for?  

For this opportunity, we are seeking the following qualifications, skills, and attributes:  

  • Studying a BEng or MEng in Railway Engineering, Railway Systems Engineering, Electrical or  Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or Systems Engineering  
  • Demonstrate strong motivation and passion for a career in Systems Engineering or Rail Systems  
  • Interest in and application of digital skills, such as machine learning, computer coding for design automation and problem-solving is an advantage  

To be eligible, you must be studying a degree course that allows you to complete an industrial placement programme.  

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 

Arup Industrial placement opportunities typically run for 11-12 months. You must be available to start on the opportunity during Summer 2022 and commit to completing the programme in full.  

At the end of your placement, you will have the opportunity to be considered for a graduate opportunity at Arup.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 24th, 2022
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 11-12 months
  • London
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Infrastructure
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications

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