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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Science, Healthcare and Industry

Building Services - Mechanical
Our Science and Healthcare Engineering team - Buildings London 1 - have an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our established team. The candidate should be driven, focused and excited by technically challenging work on cutting-edge projects.
Buildings Engineering 1 acts as a centre of excellence for Science and Healthcare buildings engineering, within the wider Buildings Engineering London team.  Our work focuses on technical buildings for which the engineering drives the overall building design.  This includes laboratories, hospitals and healthcare facilities, data centers, specific energy and commercial projects, and particular industrial projects with a technical focus.
Our portfolio of recent projects in Building Engineering 1 includes laboratory projects numerous University of Cambridge laboratory projects, the Francis Crick Institute, Astra Zeneca Cambridge, Dublin Childrens’ hospital and numerous data centre projects for some of the largest technology companies in the world.
The Building Engineering Teams in London are currently involved with over 100 projects world-wide from concept design through to practical completion covering railways, airports, commercial, residential, hotels, sports stadia, swimming pools, museums, laboratories and many other specialist building types.
About Arup
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services.
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects both large and small scale in the built environment and across industry. With 90 offices in 35 countries our 14,000 staff offer a broad range of professional services.  We make a positive difference in the world through our work.
Clients trust Arup’s people to form a vision as well as help to realise it. Arup’s commitment to a sustainable approach to its projects is both enshrined in a formal sustainability policy and embraced personally by the individuals that together make up the firm. 
Arup’s independence, enabled by its employee ownership structure, fosters a distinctive culture and intellectual independence that encourages collaborative working. This is reflected in everything we do, allowing us to develop meaningful ideas, help shape agendas and deliver results that frequently surpass the expectations of our clients. It also gives individuals the freedom to develop in a supportive and stimulating environment. 
Why work at Arup?
  • A place where creativity, innovation and exciting technical challenges are always possible.
  • We are trust-owned – you will own shares in Arup and therefore have an invested interest in its success.
  • To have fun! And be part of a team that enjoys what they do, embracing a unique culture.
  • Develop your career in the UK or Abroad through international assignments. 
  • Benefit from our focus on continued training and development.  We invest in our staff to ensure we continue to grow and prepare for the future requirements of our clients. 
Excellence leaves a lasting impression; bring your vision to shape a better world.
We are looking for an enthusiastic engineer with excellent modelling, design, technical, and software skills who enjoys working collaboratively in multi-professional design teams, taking responsibility for projects from inception to completion to achieve outstanding results. 
You will be chartered with solid or extensive experience in the field of Building Services Engineering, with a heavy focus on expert use of analysis software and digital design tools in the built environment.
You will be committed to your own professional development and looking for challenging work to develop your engineering skill. 
Skills and Capabilities
  • Degree qualified in Mechanical or HVAC Engineering, ideally to Masters level
  • Have achieved Chartered Engineer status via an appropriate professional institution such as CIBSE or the IMechE.
  • Proven experience in science and laboratory facility design and good knowledge of  standards and best practice, including a varied portfolio of medium to large scale completed projects with experience across a range of project scales and other building types
  • Knowledge of current regulations, best practice and emerging technology
  • Experienced in sustainable building design and in satisfying the regulatory and voluntary codes associated with sustainability and energy strategy
  • Ability to think outside your specialism and integrate multi-disciplinary requirements into holistic co-ordinated solutions
  • Demonstrable enthusiasm in driving a Digital transformation in the design process, including automation via software such as Revit to deliver organisational value, as well as utilising visualisation tools to communicate engineering concepts 
  • Able to understand the balance of engineering priorities on differing projects
  • Able to quickly develop successful client relationships
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Proven people management skills and experience of managing staff at all levels
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines is essential
  • A good understanding of industry software packages such as Excel, IES/TAS and Revit
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent communications skills, written and verbal
  • Able to demonstrate strong commercial awareness 
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges
  • Familiarity with design guides published by ASHRAE, Uptime Institute and TIA942 which govern data centre design
  • Experience of site-based projects
  • Design project management for science and laboratory projects
  • Experience of Revit for 3D modelling and rendering of building services, and BIM analysis including performance calculations and parametric modelling.  Experience of collaborative modelling environments.

Shape your time with us

Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a great place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.

At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle - we recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you're interested in flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time, please let us know when you apply, and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.

Join us in shaping a better world.

Reward and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits package 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 a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash, or spend on a wide range of 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.

How can we best work with you?? Whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle, it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours. At Arup you have access to a range of flexible working options – including flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time. If you're interested in any of these options, please let us know when you apply and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.

If you share our passion, why not talk to us about a rewarding career with Arup?

Closing date for applications is 19th January 2021

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