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Structural Engineer

Structural Engineering
Europe Region
DUB0000HP 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.

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. We have over 700 staff members working in Ireland with offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick. 

Structural Engineer

We currently have a requirement for an experienced Structural Engineer to join our Building Engineering team in Dublin, designing and delivering projects in Ireland and across Europe.

You will be responsible for delivery of the structural aspects of projects. The role will harness your core structural engineering skills to provide technical guidance on multi-disciplinary projects as well as leading, mentoring and developing junior colleagues. It will also provide opportunity to use and develop management skills and experience and be at the leading edge of sustainable solutions in the sector.

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, and looking forward to advancing their career. Strong technical competence is a necessity. Diversity of thought and alternative approaches are encouraged so we can continue leading the way in the industry.

We are looking for Candidates that will be looking to gain invaluable experience within an established consultancy with a friendly office environment. This role offers the successful candidate a long term opportunity for career development.  

Your responsibilities

  • Undertaking the structural engineering design for projects or major parts of large projects, from concept to detailed design and construction, reporting to senior engineers and project managers.
  • Co-ordinating through the design process and integrating with associated design requirements from the various design partners. 
  • Work independently and be responsible for checking the quality and accuracy of own work. 
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to less experienced members of the team. 
  • Planning and monitoring use of own time and resources on projects, including junior engineers and technicians, with responsibility for production of deliverables to agreed deadlines.
  • Preparation of structural calculations, reports and specifications, supporting the delivery of designs through the construction process. 
  • Attending project meetings and communicating with all grades of staff, external design team members and clients.
  • Ensuring compliance with Arup standards as set out in the company’s quality procedures.

Your Education/Profile

  • Degree qualified in Structural Engineering or similar, MEng or equivalent preferred. 
  • Chartered Membership Engineers Ireland or working towards same. 
  • A minimum of 5 years post graduate experience that has developed strong technical skills in the design of structural engineering projects.
  • Proven team player. 
  • Experience dealing with Contractors queries and attendance at Site meetings.
  • Have an awareness and willingness to develop understanding of building design beyond own discipline, e.g. Architectural, MEP, Geotechnical, Civil, etc. 
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills with a strong ability to communicate through sketching, drawing, presentations and writing.
  • Ability to work under pressure, balance priorities, and meet strict deadlines.
  • Competent in design software packages.
  • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, inquisitive, 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.
  • 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.

We are a certified CPD accredited employer with Engineers Ireland.




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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