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Senior Electrical Engineer

Building Services - Electrical
Europe Region
COR00002V 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 Electrical Engineer (Cork Office)


Your responsibilities

  • Project Planning and Management

  • Preparation of design and contract documentation and specifications

  • Designing and reviewing design work of intermediate and junior engineers

  • Design of systems including but not limited to maximum demand calculations, cable sizing, lighting, emergency lighitng, fire alarm systems, ICT systems, security systems and vertical transport

  • 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

  • Estimating and Cost Control on projects

  • Compiling project reports

  • Conceptual design studies and reports

  • Mentoring and development of junior and intermediate engineers in the group

Your Education/Profile

  • Degree in Electrical Services engineering or Electrical Engineering

  • Several years post-qualification design experience

  • Chartered Engineer or close to achieving chartership

  • Experience in a wide range of projects. Experience in mission critical projects an advantage

  • Technically excellent with in-depth knowledge of relevant standards and regulations

  • Experience in leading design teams

  • Proven team player

  • Organised and adaptable with a flexible approach to work

  • Ability to deliver projects on time and within budget

  • Competent in electrical design software

  • Good communication and report writing skills

  • Willingness to travel

  • Highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges


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. 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 ipeople 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 and we were named Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the year in 2020


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