Arup Positions 2022 in London, England, United Kingdom – Senior Water Engineer

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About the job

About Arup

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.


Water resilience and sustainability are a dynamic focus area for the firm as we work with a range of clients across the public-private spectrum. Water is an essential natural resource, which shapes our built environment and sustains the natural environment.

Climate change, urbanization, and aging assets are adding to the stress placed on our water resources for communities. Managing water effectively and sustainably is more critical than ever.

Working across a number of diverse and multi-disciplined teams, our group provides design and consultancy services both internally and externally on a wide range of projects including strategic planning for countries, regions, cities, districts, urban development, urban regeneration, and waterfront development.

With strong technical skills, that could include water risk management, hydrological modelling to water quality control, and ecosystem restoration.

The successful candidate will provide engineering and/or advisory support on a range of issues such as water engineering, water risk, urban water resilience, sustainability, and green infrastructure, affording the opportunity to leave a lasting and impactful legacy. We are looking for a collaborative, energetic, supportive, and passionate Senior Water Engineer, to join our vibrant and exciting team. The ideal candidate would be a key member within this close-knit, growing London team that functions as a global hub. Your expertise and passion will be essential in ensuring the continued success and growth of the team via a combination of technical and management activities, e.g., designing, client liaison, project managing, advising, supporting, and mentoring. We are open to engaging with collaborative, dynamic, and engaging candidates, who are happy to take advantage of our Work Unbound policy. Therefore, we welcome applicants who live across the UK and who would be open to commuting into the London office, twice a week.

Key to your role and development of your managerial skills, would be the support and mentoring of junior colleagues and collaborators. To this end, the ideal candidate would seek to constantly learn and share their skills and expertise, in a positive and engaging manner. While the provision of civil/infrastructure engineering is a key part of your role it is also important that you assist in developing our civil engineering business by attending client meetings, producing bid documentation, and general business development activities, you will be actively supported in the above and it is expected that you will encourage and support colleagues in the provision of new work and tenders/bids.

The Role

Working with colleagues at all levels, such as designers and project managers, you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of a wide range of projects. These projects will vary from small pre-feasibility studies, through to detailed design and supervision of large-scale infrastructure projects.

As such, the following technical expertise would be of critical and immense value:

  • A deep and profound interest in Sustainability, Resilience, Climate Change, and Smart Cities
  • Flood Risk, Drainage and Water Supply
  • Design and planning of Civil Structures and Power Supply

As this role is critical to the continued success and growth of our business, it is essential that you are a naturally supportive individual who is highly motivated and proactive and demonstrates excellent attention to detail combined with commercial acumen. As a flexible, confident, and adaptable individual, you will ideally be comfortable working in multidisciplinary teams with colleagues from a wide variety of professional and cultural backgrounds.


  • Demonstrable experience of civil/infrastructure design and experience of the dynamic overlap between Civil design and Water/Flood resilience and engineering.
  • The ability to manage a complex and varied workload often involving multiple concurrent projects.
  • Prior Project management experience on small-medium size projects, whilst mentoring and supporting junior colleagues.
  • The ability to or experience of managing clients directly.
  • Experience of skills and knowledge transfer within the team.

Desirable Skills And Knowledge

  • Management of small teams.
  • Track record of delivering small/medium projects on time and on budget/quality.
  • A track record of success in managing client relationships.
  • Civil/infrastructure engineering design
  • Civils’ 3D design package
  • GIS and BIM
  • Hydraulic design software


  • MSc or equivalent in engineering or technical subject
  • Chartered Engineer or equivalent preferred

Rewards And Benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

Different people, shared values.

At Arup, we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world.

At Arup, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. Our internal employee networks – BAME, Culture, Disability, LGBTQ+ and Women – provide a space for you to express your views and to make a positive difference – discover more about life at Arup here.

At Arup, we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best throughout your application.

At Arup, we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different, and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our well-being. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply, and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

What happens next?

If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.

Stay safe online – Arup will never ask for payment or your bank details as part of our recruitment process.

Company: Arup

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level

Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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