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Graduate Infrastructure - Mechanical Engineer

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DEADLINE 27th November 2023
United Kingdom

The Opportunity 

Our Mechanical Engineers apply their specialist skills to deliver design and consulting services for the vital infrastructure that makes modern life possible. Our work includes but is not limited to water and wastewater treatment, bio-resources, pumping stations, reservoirs, active flood defences, hydro power, steam generation, industrial manufacturing, nuclear infrastructure and process plants. We design new systems, improve existing asset performance and are actively pursuing more sustainable infrastructure for the societies we live and work within.  

Please also be aware, due to the nature of the work in Whitehaven, applicants for this location must be security clearable.  

Our graduates use mechanical engineering principles to solve problems that affect all our lives, such as providing energy, managing waste or treating water. You will work on real projects, designing and learning from experts alongside formal training to support you as you grow into your career. Typical day to day tasks may include designs and calculations, technical reports, building 3D models, mechanical equipment specification, site visits, and a variety of project meetings and workshops. 

As you discover more of your own abilities and interests, we work with you to increase your role and expand your capabilities. We encourage our staff to work towards a professional qualification with the IMechE, but throughout your time at Arup, you will always be learning, with support and encouragement from our diverse multidisciplinary teams.  


Is this role right for you? 

For this opportunity, we are seeking the following qualifications, skills and attributes:    

  • Interested in solving problems that affect the way we live 
  • Keen to deliver mechanical designs for infrastructure and industrial installations as part of multidisciplinary teams 
  • Have a relevant degree qualification in mechanical engineering or related subjects such as energy, renewables or nuclear engineering  
  • We are looking for candidates with a master's degree, although a BEng will also be considered  
  • Degree accreditation by the IMechE is preferred, other institutions would be considered

We're looking for people who are curious and ready to evolve how you think and work.  Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. If you can share your knowledge and ideas and encourage others to do the same; whilst having a desire to deliver excellent services for clients – we'd like to hear from you. 


You should be able to start this opportunity in September 2024. 

DEADLINE 27th November 2023