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Graduate Rail Engineer - 2023 Graduate Programme

Europe Region
DUB0000EG 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. When you join Arup, you immediately become part of our global community working on some of the world’s most recognised projects.

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of advisors and experts working across 140 countries. Founded to be both humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology and rigour to shape a better world.

Your responsibilities:

  • Support the Permanent Way design team with production of project drawings, completing analysis of data and carrying out design calculations, 3D modelling and checking designs.
  • Assist with the drafting of specifications, technical proposals and investigations and completing reports.
  • Support cross-disciplinary work enabling Arup to produce fully integrated and workable designs using the latest software tools and techniques.
  • Contribute your creativity to producing the very best in design by assimilating and applying best practices.


We seek the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:

  • Having or expect imminently to receive an accredited civil engineering degree or equivalent.
  • An interest in a career in the Rail industry and a desire to contribute toward the development of sustainable transport.
  • Detail oriented and having good written and oral communication skills.
  • An ability and desire to work cooperatively with other team members in pressure situations to deliver the best outcome.


Some of our team’s exciting projects:


The Graduate Development Programme offers:

  • Europe Graduate Induction programme.
  • Professional Development Training Programme along with a tailored personal development plan to help you grow in your team.
  • Mentor and buddy system.
  • Continuous support for you to achieve chartership.
  • A working culture that is inclusive, nurturing, and challenging.
  • The opportunity to work abroad as a part of our global mobility programme.
  • Access to our skills networks and Arup University.
  • A generous reward package which includes salary, benefits and twice annual profit share.

'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 strive to embed inclusion in our way of working, our interactions with one another, and the projects we deliver. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for talented people of any background, based on merit, fairness, and respect.

Join us in shaping a better world

We place social purpose high among our values. Working with a wide range of partner organisations, we use our technical and strategic capabilities to support the most disadvantaged, vulnerable, and marginalised communities in the world. Our community engagement programme aims to produce a more sustainably developed world, focusing on food security; clean and renewable energy; water and sanitation; improved shelter; and social mobility.

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are also a certified CPD employer with Engineers Ireland. In 2016, we received the Business Working Responsibly Mark from Business in the Community Ireland, recognising our sustainable business practices.

Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine. IREGrad #LI-MM1 #LI-Hybrid

Closing date for applications is 28th February 2023. We will revert to all applications after hiring manager review.


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