Hydraulics Infrastructure Industrial Placement Leeds 2022
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Launch your career with Arup
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today's built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world.
Overview of Role
As Arup continues to focus on digital transformation, we seamlessly combine digital and data-related capabilities with Arup's traditional engineering and design strengths to help solve complex problems more efficiently and offer new ways of working in this digital age.
Our Hydrology, Hydraulic modelling and Economics team apply their specialist skills to a range of projects across the globe. We offer our clients a broad spectrum of expertise, design and consulting services in, but not limited to the following areas:
- Hydrology and Catchment Science
- Hydraulic modelling of rivers and hydraulic structures
- Flood alleviation scheme design and appraisal
- Flood risk assessment advice
- Reservoir design and assessment
- River and wetland restoration and habitat enhancement
- Catchment management plans and strategies
- Digital (application of mobile data, modelling, GIS and web-mapping, remote sensing and more)
Our clients include Government agencies (such as the Environment Agency, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales), local authorities, water companies, river and wildlife trusts, private developers, and energy and road/rail infrastructure owners.
During your Industrial 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.
Typical responsibilities could include:
- Data collation, processing, and analysis
- Hydraulic modelling & hydrological calculations
- GIS mapping and spatial analysis
- Input to technical drawings and calculations
- Technical report writing
Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of our design teams, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experts in the following fields: Civil and Geotechnical Engineers, Catchment scientists, Ecologists and Environmental Consultants, Planners, Landscape Architects and Project Managers.
What are we looking for?
For this opportunity, we are seeking the following qualifications, skills, and attributes:
- Studying for a BSc / MSc / BEng / MEng in Geophysical sciences, Engineering, or equivalent.
- Demonstrate enthusiasm for a career in water and environmental management
- Interest in and application of digital skills, such as computer coding for design automation and problem-solving is an advantage
To be eligible, you must be studying a degree course that allows you to complete an industrial placement programme.
Arup Industrial placement opportunities typically run for 11-12 months. You must be available to start on the opportunity during Summer 2022 and commit to completing the programme in full.
At the end of your placement, you will have the opportunity to be considered for a graduate opportunity at Arup.
What we offer you
Beyond a great salary and stimulating, technically challenging work, Arup offers a range of additional benefits to its people.
As a membership organisation, everyone shares in our success through a global profit share scheme. Our people also have access to a range of broader wellbeing benefits.
You'll have access to lots of learning opportunities including a structured induction and ongoing training through Arup university.
Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to utilise your technical expertise to improve the lives of the most vulnerable in the communities in which we live and work through Arup's community engagement programme.
Complete the application form, attaching any required documents. We'll be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. You are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in advance of the application deadline. Interviews for most Industrial Placement opportunities will commence from early February.
Different people, shared values
At Arup we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all backgrounds.
Arup is committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. We strongly encourage you to share any adjustments that will support your participation in our recruitment process. Please contact: email@example.com.
At Arup, we appreciate that everyone's circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply and we will discuss how this could work in your role.
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