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Why Arup?

Arup is a collective of designers, advisors and experts dedicated to sustainable development, 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.

You will join as a Senior Reliability, Availability & Maintainability (RAM) Engineer, sitting in our award-winning Safety, Risk & Reliability practice as part of the Resilience, Security & Risk team within Arup.  

You will work on some of the most challenging and complex UK and international projects within the low carbon transport, renewable energy & digital infrastructure sectors. You will find yourself having to interact, problem solve and influence design engineers, environmental consultants, data scientists, fire specialists and more.  

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The Opportunity

As part of your role, you will apply reliability, availability, and maintainability (RAM) activities to promote reliability by design. Supporting multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects from concept design to system handover.  

Through all phases of the project life cycle, you will manage RAM effectively. This includes development of RAM requirements to influence and inform design, and demonstration of compliance with system targets via reliability modelling. 

You will also provide RAM leadership and guidance to our clients across projects, mentorship to their teams, and be a focal point for technical expertise and guidance. Whilst your primary focus will be rail infrastructure, you must also be keen and able to adapt and transfer your skills elsewhere, including sectors such as offshore wind and digital infrastructure.  

The role will be client facing and you will be expected to build and foster relationships and proactively lead business development activities to support the team's growth As part of a multi-industry team, you will support the development of technical excellence within the team and mentor junior engineers. You will also be required to adapt and transfer your skills to new sectors, and support safety and technical risk activities when opportunities arise. 

You should apply for the role if:

  • Proven experience in delivering Reliability, Availability & Maintainability (RAM) activities; RAM management, system apportionment, FMECA, Fault Tree / Reliability Block Diagram analysis, FRACAS, reliability growth and maintainability analysis. 
  • Experience in supportability including sparing analysis. And interest and experience in the digitisation of maintenance, predictive maintenance, machine-learning techniques, industrial internet of things (IoTs), new digital tools, digital performance management, data visualisation. 
  • Eligibility for UK security clearance.  
  • Accredited or working towards Chartered Engineer or equivalent with membership of a relevant professional body. Or a degree in a technical engineering related discipline, or extensive relevant industry experience. 
  • Good working knowledge of BS EN 50126, BS EN 60812 & MIL-HDBK-470A. or International certification on reliability (e.g., CMRP, CRP or others).  
  • Knowledge of a reliability software package such as Isograph, Reliasoft or BQR.   

Not ready to apply just yet, or have some questions? email at namitha.purayil@arup.com

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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 believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose
to shape a better world.

At Arup, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. Our internal employee networks - BAME, Culture, Disability, LGBTQ+ and Women - provide a space for you to express your views 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 candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best throughout your application.

At Arup, we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply, and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

Our Application Process

 To understand what to expect next, please visit our UK Application Process page. 

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