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Civil Engineering
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About Arup

We 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 

As a wholly independent organisation, we are owned in trust for the benefit of staff and their dependants; with no shareholders or external investors we determine our own business priorities and direction.  Arup is a place where creativity, innovation and exciting technical challenges are always possible; we are part of a team that enjoys what they do.  

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a Civil Engineer to be based on our London office.  You’ll be expected to contribute to a variety of projects that include highway and public realm proposals. Depending on each project’s specific needs, you will typically be expected to provide highway engineering design expertise, prepare technical drawings, write/contribute to reports and specifications. In addition, you will delegate tasks to junior staff and mentor them.

When meeting with clients and stakeholders, the ideal candidate will be assertive and confident. The candidate will demonstrate previous experience working collaboratively on multidisciplinary projects and supporting construction phases of projects. The ideal candidate will have experience working on multidisciplinary projects and responding to site inquiries, RFIs, etc. In addition, you will have technical knowledge with experience in all or most of the following: Horizontal / vertical road alignment and junction layout design, pavement design – asphalt, concrete, and natural stone solutions for pedestrian and vehicular trafficked areas, highway/surface water drainage design, public realm design/coordination, including construction detailing, section 278 / 38 agreements, TSRGD and utilities diversion coordination, liaison with public utility companies, and experience of their procedures/requirements.

Duties will include:

  • Coordinate designs with other specialists and professionals.
  • Share knowledge, experience, skills and actively participate in technical discussions with team members.
  • Collaborate with clients, other professionals, and local authorities.
  • Embed sustainability/net zero carbon in all project work.
  • Provide three days of work per week from our London office (if space is available).


  • A Master’s Degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or related discipline
  • Be approaching Chartered Engineer status and Member of an appropriate professional institution.


Rewards and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

Different people, shared values.

At Arup, we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world.

At Arup, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. Our internal employee networks - BAME, Culture, Disability, LGBTQ+ and Women - provide a space for you to express your views and to make a positive difference - discover more about life at Arup here.

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 throughout your application.

At Arup, we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply, and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

What happens next?

If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.

Stay safe online - Arup will never ask for payment or your bank details as part of our recruitment process.




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