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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.

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, consultants and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigour to shape a better world.

Senior Engineer / Planner

We currently have a requirement for a Senior Engineer interested in the planning and delivery of roads and streets projects to join our Roads and Streets team in Ireland. The successful candidate will work within the Roads and Streets team delivering a range of urban and rural design projects including road projects (both road improvements and new roads), urban street design incorporating Public Transport and Active Travel and Greenway projects.

The successful candidate will gain invaluable experience within an established consultancy with flexible working options between home and office. They will be involved in a diverse and challenging range of projects for high profile clients within Ireland and further afield. This role also offers the successful candidate long-term opportunities for career development.


  • Rural and Urban Road Improvement Schemes working for Transport Infrastructure Ireland and local authorities;
  • Active Travel projects in urban settings and rural Greenways
  • Public Transport Priority projects and Development of TII Publication documents and associated research projects with European partners such as Conference of European Directors of Road (CEDR); and
  • Design and Build / PPP projects working for leading Irish and overseas contractors. 

Your responsibilities

The role includes managing the delivery of the design, apprasial and coordination with other multi-disciplinary contributors to projects.  You will be required to deliver projects to the required technical standards in a timely manner, reporting to the project manager as appropriate.

  • Work in a vibrant team delivering sustainable transport solutions on complex projects at various stages of development from planning, appraisal and environmental evaluation to detailed design, construction and handover.
  • Managing the delivery of technical designs for major interurban roads projects and also urban street design incorporating active travel and public transport infrastructure components.
  • Undertaking research and developing reports to provide technical advice to national transport authorities.  
  • Ensuring that relevant legislation, regulations, policies, strategies and technical guidance is interpreted and followed
  • Implementing the appropriate QA procedures for all deliverables and ensure compliance with H&S requirements.
  • Communicating effectively and in a team environment with colleagues and project managers, other internal design disciplines, clients and contractors.      

Current Projects/Skills and attributes needed

  • Transport Planning
  • Detailed Design of Roads and Streets Projects
  • EIA
  • AA
  • Compulsory Purchase Orders
  • Utility/Service Diversions
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Public Consultation
  • AutoCAD and/or ArcMap GIS
  • BIM Processes and ISO 19650
  • TII Publications (Standards and Technical)

Your Education/Profile

  • Level 8 Degree in Civil / Environmental Engineering or similar
  • Transport, planning or environmental management related final year project / Masters Qualification desirable
  • Charted Engineer with recognised body
  • Strong digital skills and a keen interest in developing sustainable infrastructure solutions
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.


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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