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Civil Engineering - Rail - Industrial Placement - Infrastructure

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Belfast, Bristol, London, Manchester, Solihull
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
13/12/2019

At Arup, we design and deliver ground-breaking 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.

With our global reach and multi-disciplinary approach, Arup is involved in major rail projects in the UK and worldwide. With over 20 years of rail planning, design and construction experience, we offer our clients a broad spectrum of consulting services including, but not limited to, the following: strategic advice, cost, demand and revenue forecasting, business case analysis, feasibility studies, asset management, detailed design, implementation and commissioning and project creation.

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

About the role

We are currently recruiting for Industrial Placement Engineers to join our well-established Rail team during their mid-degree for a 11-12-month placement.

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.

We ask that you are flexible on location as you may at times be required to work from other locations across the UK. This is dependent upon the needs of our clients and business.

About you

We encourage our Industrial Trainee Rail Engineers to demonstrate drive and motivation, a willingness to learn about our sector, and a desire to effectively deliver an excellent service to our clients. As such, we are looking for the following qualifications, skills and attributes in you:

  • Strong A-levels (or equivalent) at Grade B or above
  • Studying an MEng or BEng in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Rail Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • On track to achieve a 2.1 or above, as proven through the modules that you have completed to date
  • Demonstrate strong motivation and passion for a career in Rail
  • Interest in and application of digital skills, such as computer coding for design automation and problem-solving is an advantage.

What we offer

There are infinite possibilities with Arup. You'll receive an insight of the opportunities that a challenging, fulfilling career provides, and:

  • A competitive salary
  • 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 skills 

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