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Buildings Control Systems Engineer

Project Controls
Europe Region
DUB00009E Requisition #


A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. For more than 70 years, we have helped bring to life ground-breaking projects across the globe.

We are truly global, and our 15,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world delivering innovative projects with creativity and passion. We have over 650 staff working in Ireland based in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick.


Buildings Control Systems Engineer 


We currently have a requirement for a Building Controls Systems Engineer to join us and work with our specialist building controls team in our Building Engineering group in our Dublin office. This is a permanent role and offers excellent prospects for career development.

We are a group of over 100 multi-disciplinary engineers working in a friendly and diverse office environment on a wide, interesting and challenging range of projects across all sectors including commercial, industrial, healthcare, data centres, retail, leisure and educational. You will work in the controls team on a variety of projects designing the controls systems on projects through all stages from initial brief through scheme & detailed design to installation and commissioning support. This is a permanent role and offers excellent prospects for career development.

The successful candidate will be a qualified engineer with 3+ years post-qualification experience in buildings control systems design looking to further their career within a leading-edge consultancy on a variety of projects. With our commitment to training and development, you can expect to build on your experience and skills in a supportive and challenging environment. 

Our global and local teams continue to lead the market in terms of our focus and continued innovation around smart buildings, sustainability (net-zero, embodied carbon, circular economy) and digital (smart, BIM).


 Your Responsibilities:

  • Designing BMS/buildings controls systems to optimise buildings performance and management

  • Working with all our other disciplines (incl. Mechanical, Electrical, ICT, Smart Buildings, Digital etc.) to fully integrate building controls systems into buildings design.

  • Conceptual design studies and reports.

  • Preparation of contract documentation, specifications and drawings.

  • Coordination of work with all members of design teams (architect, engineers of all disciplines, QS etc.)

  • Ensuring that all designs and documents are prepared to the highest standards.

  • Preparation of contract documentation and specifications.

  • Compiling project reports.

  • Ensuring that all designs and documents are prepared to the highest standards.

  • Surveys and site inspections.

  • Witnessing controls systems commissioning on projects.


Your Education/Profile:

  • Degree in Controls, Building Services, Mechanical or Electrical Services engineering.

  • Working towards achieving Chartered Engineer status.

  • Design experience in buildings controls systems.

  • Knowledge of relevant standards and regulations.

  • Competent in relevant design software.


What to expect at Arup 

  • A multicultural and informal working environment where you can develop professionally by being part of a team who enjoy what they do.

  • Opportunities for short or long assignments at Arup’s offices and projects anywhere in the world.

  • Employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme, which is dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

  • Competitive performance-based salary growth.

  • A strong corporate culture committed to its values: quality of work, holistic approach, humane organization, straight and honourable dealings, social usefulness and reasonable prosperity.

  • Continuous training and professional development that will allow you to adapt to the growing needs of our clients as we embrace digital transformation.


Join us in shaping a better world

Our goal is to shape a better world, finding solutions for some of the world’s most complex problems. From climate action to social value, we consider the most expansive impacts of our work. Our drive to build a more sustainable, resilient and equitable future shapes our culture and has made us leaders in sustainable development. The successful candidate will join our multi-disciplinary design teams focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that create a better future for people, places, and the planet.  


'A better way'- Sustainability and Social Equity

At Arup, we strive to bring environmental sustainability and social equity together. We put sustainability at the heart of our projects and invest in research and development that helps tackle issues such as climate change and poverty. We have made a commitment to reach net zero by 2030 and to contribute meaningfully to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, creating shared value for our clients and our communities while safeguarding our planet. Read our net zero carbon plan here.

A career at Arup gives you the chance to have a positive impact on the world. For us, corporate responsibility is not just a policy; it’s a way of working.


Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion is at the heart of what we do

We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for talented people of any background based on merit, fairness and respect. At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in social, cultural and educational events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or with your colleagues by joining staff networks such as those for women, culture or the LGBTQ+ community. At Arup we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best.

We are a certified CPD accredited employer with Engineers Ireland and we were named Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the year in 2020

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