Graduate Mechanical Engineer - Buildings
graduate scheme

Graduate Mechanical Engineer - Buildings

Employer
Arup
Salary
Competitive salary
Location
Belfast · Bristoland 9 others
Time left to apply
23 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Right now we’re looking for Graduate Mechanical Engineers to join our team of bright professionals across several of our UK offices. From your first day, you’ll join an unrivalled community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards a professional qualification.

You’ll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. While you’ll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, we’ll give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.

Typical responsibilities could include:

  • Designing, calculating and specifying building services systems, including heating, ventilation and cooling
  • Working with building users and clients to agree design briefs that respond to users’ needs
  • Designing environmental and energy strategies and masterplans
  • Developing sustainable design solutions for building environments
  • Developing thermal and energy models to analyse building physics
  • Collaborating with architects and other designers in meetings and workshops to prepare and coordinate integrated building designs
  • Spatial coordination, including the use of 3D and Building Information modelling (BIM)
  • Preparing sketches, drawings and models
  • Undertaking technical studies and writing reports
  • Visiting construction sites and liaising with contractors and commissioning engineers
  • Carrying out visual surveys and investigations

You will provide support to team members to deliver an effective and professional service to our clients. Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of our design teams, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experts in the following fields: Electrical Engineers, Environmental Services Engineers, Structural Engineers, Architects, Fire Engineers, Acousticians, Cost Consultants and Project Managers.

What we offer
There are infinite possibilities when you join Arup. You’ll receive all the opportunities that come with a challenging, fulfilling career, including:

  • A competitive salary and welcome bonus
  • Profit share scheme
  • A comprehensive package, including a flexible benefits fund and a generous pension
  • An interesting and varied workload where you’ll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment
  • A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills
  • The support you need to develop your career through professional accreditation and training

Company information

At Arup, we design and deliver groundbreaking icons through our work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services. Independent in ownership and spirit, we’re a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts who use our skills to make a positive difference in the world.

Our Mechanical Engineers apply their specialist skills to buildings projects across the globe. We offer our clients a broad spectrum of expertise and consulting services in, but not limited to, the following types of developments:

  • Commercial and residential developments
  • Universities, colleges and schools
  • Hospitals and healthcare buildings
  • Laboratories and research facilities
  • Transport projects, including airports and rail stations
  • Sports facilities and stadia
  • Theatres and performance venues
  • Museums and art galleries
  • Large-scale industrial and manufacturing facilities
  • Data centres

As one of the world’s leading building design consultancies, we offer clients the creativity, innovation and technical know-how to continually deliver their projects on schedule and on budget, without compromise.

Person requirements

We encourage our Graduate Mechanical Engineers to demonstrate creative problem solving, innovation, drive and motivation, a keen interest in buildings and the built environment, and a desire to effectively deliver an excellent service to our clients. As such, we are looking for the following skills and attributes in you:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team working and collaboration
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in your work
  • Understanding the needs of clients and the project team members
  • Strong analytical skills; scripting, graphical representation and visualisations
  • Commercial awareness
  • An understanding of and an interest in sustainability
  • An understanding of Revit or 3D modelling software is an advantage, but is not essential
  • Be planned and organised in your approach to work and meeting deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for a career in building design, underpinned by a knowledge and understanding of our sector and work
  • Demonstrate a creative and inquisitive approach to problem solving
  • Enjoy working as part of a close-knit team
  • Seek to improve existing ways of working, by finding efficiencies in processes
  • The aptitude to work on your own initiative and be proactive
  • Be flexible to the needs of the business, and changes to project plans
  • Be dedicated to the delivery of projects, and the development of the team and business as a whole

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Preference for a Masters degree in mechanical, architectural, or building services engineering or other related discipline, at 2.1 or above, however strong Bachelors degrees in these subjects will also be considered
  • Studying, or have studied, an IMechE, CIBSE or Engineering Council accredited course

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Salary

Competitive salary

Location

Belfast · Bristol · Cardiff · Edinburgh · Glasgow · Leeds · Liverpool · London · Manchester · Nottingham · Solihull

How to apply

Assessments could begin earlier than the closing date, so we strongly recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. Our Graduate Welcome Week will take place in September 2018. Although we may be able to be flexible on start dates we would ask that the successful candidates will join their peers for this event.

Please note that we are unable to offer Tier 2 visa sponsorship for this role. Therefore you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.

Closing date: 31/12/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 14/11/2017

All Arup jobs

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.