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Mechanical Engineering - Summer Placement - Buildings - UK Wide

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Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield
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Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we 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 Universities, Colleges and Schools, Hospitals and healthcare buildings, Government buildings, Laboratories and research facilities, Transport projects, including airports and rail stations, Sports facilities and stadia, Museums and Art Galleries, Large-scale industrial and manufacturing facilities and Mixed-use commercial developments.

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

What is the role?

We are currently recruiting for Mechanical or Building Services Engineering Summer Students to join our well-established Buildings teams across the UK. This is an excellent opportunity for students that are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the Building Design sector to join a multi-disciplinary team for 4-8 weeks (dependent upon location) this summer.

You will provide support to team members to deliver an effective and professional service to our clients on strategically won projects. You will assist in preparing designs in co-ordination with the team, and gain a thorough understanding of the role of a design engineer by using relevant software and seeing first-hand how we operate.

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

You will work as part of project teams to deliver effective and professional services to our clients. Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of our design teams, you will have the opportunity to work alongside Architects, Building Services and Geotechnical Engineers, Surveyors and Project Managers.

About you

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

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

  • Studying an MEng in Mechanical, Architectural or Building Services Engineering
  • On track to achieve a 2.1 or above, as proven through the modules that you have completed to date
  • Ideally graduating in Summer 2021
  • Demonstrate strong motivation and passion for a career in building design

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