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Electrical Engineering
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Why Arup?  

To achieve net zero targets, the world must rapidly decarbonise through smarter energy generation, storage, supply and consumption. Arup’s technical, engineering and operational consultants are helping to shape next generation energy. Arup is helping clients across the global energy industry to shift to low carbon and renewable sources while meeting increasing global demand. Whether it’s investment or transaction advice, energy system integration, or the detailed design of energy infrastructure, we help clients to chart a sustainable path forward.

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The Opportunity

Within our North sub-region we have a team of 100+ multi-disciplinary engineers working together on a wide variety of energy and water infrastructure projects.

We are seeking an experienced Senior MEICA Electrical ((Mechanical Electrical Instrumentation Control and Automation) Engineer to join and support the Energy, Water and Resources Group.  This is an opportunity to join our team and unlock the delivery of technical solutions across a wide range of civil engineering projects. 

You will be a key individual for delivery of the electrical engineering workload within the MEICA team and undertake a leading electrical role on multidisciplinary projects. You will be responsible for the design management of substation construction, substation refurbishment / upgrades, electrical distribution studies, LV electrical system, control systems, SCADA, telemetry, capital improvements, building services and HV works. You will be responsible for supervising colleagues in the production of project outputs.

Collaborating with colleagues and clients as a part of teams delivering multidisciplinary projects you will develop imaginative and innovative solutions in response to the project brief. You will provide input at all stages of the project life cycle from concept to delivery, including detailed design and advisory services. You will interface directly with clients and represent Arup.  You will also have the opportunity to interface with MEICA colleagues across the UK and globally, supporting and developing infrastructure projects in a range of industries. 

Candidates will be required to travel to client offices and sites along with other Arup offices as part of the role.


Is this role right for you?

We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:

  • Degree or HNC qualified in electrical engineering (or similar) / Chartered or Incorporated member of the IET (or equivalent professional institution).
  • Experience in a professional Electrical design engineering capacity either within a consulting environment or working closely with a consultancy, 
  • Understanding and experience of the IEE Wiring regulations, national and international standards
  • Experience of producing and interpreting complex or detailed design drawings and documentation (specifications, reports and technical notes)
  • Knowledge of Electrical engineering and in particular, design and relevant design tools, techniques and related methods e.g. IT systems, Amtech etc. 
  • Experience of working under NEC form of contract.
  • Proficient at financial modelling associated with optioneering and determining whole life costs
  • Experience of preparing proposals for competitive tenders.

Not ready to apply just yet, or have some questions? Email to kylie.ohanlon@arup.com to schedule an introductory call.

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Rewards and Benefits

We care about you and want you to perform at your best, which is why we offer one of the most competitive benefits packages in our sector. As a member organisation, everyone shares in our success through a global profit share scheme (payments are dependent on the firm’s financial performance).

We also provide Private medical insurance, Life assurance, Accident insurance and Income protection cover. In addition, you’ll have access to flexible benefits to help you look after all aspects of your wellbeing and give you the freedom and flexibility to find the best solutions for you, your family, and your individual needs.

Different people, shared values.

 At Arup we are an equal opportunity employer, and we accept people for who they are – we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of age, gender identity and expression, marital status, disability, neurodiversity and mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. We know that when diverse teams collaborate great things are possible. Our internal employee networks support our inclusive culture – from race, ethnicity and cross-cultural working to gender, LGBTQ+ and disability – we provide a space for you to express yourself and to make a positive difference - discover more about life at Arup here.

At Arup, we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates and are a Disability Confident Level 2 Employer. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you.

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