Local recruitment: Graduate Water/Flooding Engineer (2023 Graduate Programme)


Dublin, Ireland 🇮🇪

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. When you join Arup, you immediately become part of our global community working on some of the world’s most recognised projects.

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, consultants and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigour to shape a better world.

Our water team in Arup works on a wide range of projects in Ireland and internationally.  Projects include flood relief schemes, network and treatment plant design and sustainable drainage design for a wide range of projects to support Arup in the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  We have a wide breadth of skills and qualifications in our team and would be interested in hearing from candidates with a background in civil, structural, chemical or environmental engineering or those with environmental or science qualifications.

Your responsibilities:

A number of specialities and project types exist within the water and flooding team. The duties may change depending on the specific projects but may include:

  • Prepare technical designs, drawings, reports, correspondence, and other outputs in accordance with approved design standards and procedures in line with the delivery programme.
  • Ensure that relevant legislation, regulations, policies, strategies and technical guidance is interpreted, followed and communicated across the team with guidance from senior members of staff.
  • Implement the appropriate QA procedures for all deliverables and ensure compliance with H&S requirements.
  • Communicate effectively and in a team environment with a broad cross-section of individuals. This would typically include, but is not limited to; flooding team colleagues and project managers, other internal design disciplines, clients and contractors.

We seek the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor degree in a Process, Chemical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering discipline (equivalent to Level 8 in the Irish NFQ).
  • A Master’s degree within these fields would be beneficial but not essential.
  • A proven ability to work within a team environment, both internally among the greater Water team and externally within project teams and with stakeholders
  • Sound understanding of civil and structural components of flood risk, water and linear infrastructure
  • Knowledge of hydrological principles
  • Strong relevant digital skills including ArcGIS
  • Interest in water and wastewater treatment types
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and strong analytical skills

The Graduate Development Programme offers:

  • Europe Graduate Induction programme.
  • Professional Development Training Programme along with a tailored personal development plan to help you grow in your team.
  • Mentor and buddy system.
  • Continuous support for you to achieve chartership.
  • A working culture that is inclusive, nurturing, and challenging.
  • The opportunity to work abroad as a part of our global mobility programme.
  • Access to our skills networks and Arup University.
  • A generous reward package which includes salary, benefits and twice annual profit share.

‘A better way’- Sustainability and Social Equity

At Arup, we strive to bring environmental sustainability and social equity together. We put sustainability at the heart of our projects and invest in research and develipment that helps tackle issues such as climae change and poverty. We have made a commitment to reach net zero by 2030 and to contribute meaningfully to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, creating shared value for our clients and our communities while safeguarding our planet.Read our net zero carbon plan here.

A career at Arup gives you the chance to have a positive impact on the world. For us, corporate responsibility is not just a policy; it’s a way of working.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion is at the heart of what we do

We strive to embed inclusion in our way of working, our interactions with one another, and the projects we deliver. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for talented people of any background, based on merit, fairness, and respect.

Join us in shaping a better world

We place social purpose high among our values. Working with a wide range of partner organisations, we use our technical and strategic capabilities to support the most disadvantaged, vulnerable, and marginalised communities in the world. Our community engagement programme aims to produce a more sustainably developed world, focusing on food security; clean and renewable energy; water and sanitation; improved shelter; and social mobility.

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are also a certified CPD employer with Engineers Ireland. In 2016, we received the Business Working Responsibly Mark from Business in the Community Ireland, recognising our sustainable business practices.

Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine. 

Closing date for applications is 28th February 2023. We will revert to all applications after hiring manager review.

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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development