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Geotechnical Engineering Summer Placement - Infrastructure

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, London
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
15/11/2019

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.

Our Geotechnical Engineers apply their specialist skills to buildings and infrastructure projects across the globe. We offer our clients a broad spectrum of expertise and consulting services in a wide variety of projects including highways, rail, energy, waste, water, mining, education, sports and leisure facilities, government/commercial and industrial buildings.

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 Geotechnical Summer Students to join our well-established Infrastructure team across the UK. This is an excellent opportunity for students that are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the Infrastructure sector to join a multi-disciplinary team for 4-8 weeks (dependent upon location) this summer.

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.

Depending on performance, there may be an opportunity to receive a permanent offer of employment upon graduating.

About you

We're looking for graduates with curiosity, personal drive and technical knowhow.

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

  • Strong A-levels (or equivalent) at Grade B or above
  • Studying an MEng in Civil or Geotechnical 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 Geotechnics
  • Ideally graduating in Summer 2021 or 2022
  • 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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