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Senior Civil Design Engineer

Civil Engineering
Europe Region
DUB0000H1 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 believe that flexible arrangements, such as hybrid working, create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. We are truly global and our 15,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world deliver innovative projects with creativity and passion. We have over 650 staff members working in Ireland with offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick.

Senior Civil Design Engineer – the Role

We are seeking a suitably qualified Senior Civil Design Engineer for a wide range of challenging infrastructure projects in our Ireland team, based in our Dublin Office on 50 Ringsend Road.

The 15-strong site infrastructure team in Ireland (based primarily in Dublin and Cork) provides a range of design services on projects in both the public and private sectors. We work very closely with other Arup teams as part of Arup-wide multi-disciplinary teams in Ireland and across the World.

We deliver projects primarily in the Science Industry and technology, Property, Healthcare, Social Infrastructure and Education sectors.

The team works principally in a BIM environment, constructing models in Civil 3D and Revit for coordination and connection with each discipline team in a collaborative common data environment (CDE). We deploy green infrastructure (GI) and sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) designs to the maximum extent possible on our projects.

At Arup, we combine the various core civil engineering aspects of a project and combine these into a single business offering for our clients, which is delivered by our dedicated Site Infrastructure team. 



Required Qualifications/Experience

The ideal candidate will be looking to further their career and gain invaluable experience within a friendly working environment and will have the following qualifications and experience:

·       Degree qualified in Civil Engineering with minimum 10 years’ experience within a consultancy environment

·       Must have chartered professional status, or similar recognised qualification

·       Strong site infrastructure technical design skills (surface water, foul, water, roads and carparks, earthworks, MEP services coordination)

·       Responsible for producing drawings, specifications and reports to time and budget

·       Awareness of the Irish regulatory and planning framework, together with experience of managing site infrastructure projects through the planning process

·       Experience of Liaising with Irish Water, Utility Companies and Local Authorities

·       Ability to technically lead and manage the design process on site infrastructure projects from conceptual layout to detailed design and construction

·       Experience of managing internal and external design interfaces e.g., architectural, structural, geotechnical, landscape, mechanical and electrical

·       Passionate about driving digital delivery on projects and keeping appraised of latest industry developments around digital and BIM

·       Experience of leading and directing teams in a digital/BIM environment, co-ordinating civil services with those of other disciplines

·       Experience with Civil 3D/Revit and other BIM software

·       Knowledge of Navisworks and clash detection process

·       Knowledge of Microdrainage or similar network modelling software

·       Excellent written, verbal, presentation, and organisational skills


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.

You will be expected to become a member of a relevant and necessary professional organisation

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.  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.

We are a certified CPD accredited employer with Engineers Ireland

Recruitment Agencies We have a Preferred Supplier List of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list. Thank you’




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