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about 1 year ago
Location: Winchester
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Civil Engineering Jobs
Civil Engineer (WIN00000H)

Primary Location
: United Kingdom-Winchester-Winchester

: Civil

Job Posting
: 22-Feb-19

Arup are 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. Unlike our competitors our unique ownership structure allows us to invest our time and energy in the interests of our staff, rather than external shareholders, making for a more exciting and enjoyable environment for our staff.

An exciting opportunity is open to join the infrastructure team in Winchester and play a key role in building the business by delivering a range of projects. We are looking for a technically strong civil engineer with a broad range of experience in all aspects of civil engineering, in particular site development and water sectors, with the skills and enthusiasm to take on an important key technical role, to help grow our infrastructure team within the Winchester Office.


We are currently recruiting for a Civil Engineer to join our well-established team. You will work as part of project teams to deliver effective and professional services to our clients. Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of our design teams, you will have the opportunity to work alongside Architects, Structural Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Surveyors and Project Managers. Typical responsibilities include:

• Working as part of a team to carry out hands on design for a variety of projects
• Use of technical analysis and design software packages
• Working alongside project managers to support day to day running of projects
• Liaison with architects, suppliers and contractors
• Attending and contributing to project meetings (internal and external)
• Working with the technician team to prepare and produce drawings
• Producing reports and correspondence
• Resolution of site queries
• Site inspections and surveys
• Working directly with clients and other professionals with minimum supervision
• Co-ordinating and liaising with engineers in other areas of the business in a variety of disciplines
• Facilitating and organising meetings and CPD training events to contribute to your own development and the development of others

• Representing Arup in links with local schools and universities


We encourage applicants to demonstrate drive and motivation, a willingness to learn, and a desire to meet our client’s goals. We are looking for the following qualifications, skills and attributes in you:


• Master’s degree qualified (2:1 or above preferred) in a relevant subject e.g. MEng, or equivalent

• Well advanced towards gaining chartered status through your chosen professional institution

Essential skills, knowledge and behaviours

• Have design experience in all areas of water engineering and site development including utility and drainage design, flood risk assessment, road pavement design and layout, earthworks design, and site procurement issues.
• Be up to date with the latest analysis and design software i.e. Microdrainage, Autodesk, BIM, GIS and river modelling analysis packages.
• Experience of working in a similar consulting environment
• Excellent technical skills combined with practical understanding of site development and construction
• Have a good knowledge of a variety of codes, able to easily swap between codes and get to grips with new ones quickly.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and a range of software programmes for design and modelling
• Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in your work
• A professional approach with both colleagues and clients
• Excellent communication skills; verbal, written, sketching, drawing and presentations
• Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
• Aptitude to work on your own initiative and be proactive
• Excellent planning, organisation and time management skills
• Proven success in contributing to a team orientated environment
• Highly motivated and willing to learn and take on new challenges, enthusiastic about developing your skills and experiences

• Keen to share knowledge and contribute to the development of others

Desirable skills, knowledge and behaviours

• Experience of working on construction sites
• Experience of working with other disciplines which influence infrastructure design such as Geotechnics
• Seek to improve existing ways of working by finding efficiencies in processes

• Commercial awareness and keen to learn about the business side of our operations

In return we offer the following:

• A competitive salary and one of the best benefits packages in our sector

Opening date – 16-jan-19
Closes - 14th Feb 19

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