Senior Public Health Engineer

Recruiter
Arup
Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
22 Aug 2018
Closes
22 Sep 2018
Function
Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Would you like to join our building engineering team in London? We work on a variety of exciting projects, both in the UK and internationally.

The Role

Based in Arup, London you will:

  • lead public health engineering design including, production of drawings and reports and preparing co-ordinating public health specifications; 
  • undertake a sustainable approach to system design including hot and cold water services, above and below ground drainage, rainwater collection and disposal systems, water conservation and recycling, pollution control and waste management and treatment;
  • be part of a multi-disciplinary building design team;
  • attend meetings and communicating with clients and other members of the design team to establish their needs;
  • develop innovative solutions to technical problems; 
  • develop briefs and design concepts in conjunction with others, delivering through to completion on site. 

The Team

You will join Building Engineering London, a large group of SMEP multi-disciplinary Engineers:

  • you will work on a variety of projects across all sectors and including: Commercial, Residential, Education, Transport and Arts and Culture. Projects will include both new and existing building developments in the UK and abroad;
  • at Arup you could help design the new buildings for London institutions like the British Museum and the skyscrapers of London’s future skyline; 
  • Current and past projects include; 

- 8 Bishopsgate
- 122 Leadenhall (The Cheesegrater) 
- UCL East Marshgate
- Euston HS2 
- Navi Mumbai Airport

  • Projects will include the inception, calculation, modelling and design of public health engineering systems including fire protection systems from concept to tender phase, construction and hand over. 

Skills / Experience Required for the Role

  • Degree qualified. 
  • More than five years of post-graduation experience, including experience in all stages of design from feasibility to construction. 
  • Professionally qualified or working towards professional qualification, CEng or IEng equivalent. Membership of SoPHE is desirable. 
  • Experience leading public health design of project work including above and below ground drainage, water services and fire protection systems. 
  • Have a keen and developing interest in sustainable design. 
  • Lead public health engineering design on projects including managing junior PH staff on larger projects. 
  • Experience of working directly with architects and other design team members to achieve coordinated designs.
  • Experience working directly with clients and end users. 
  • Ability to work to meet strict deadlines.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills. 
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal). 
  • Highly motivated and willing to tackle new challenges. 

Technical Skills

You will be expected to be experience in the majority of the following areas; 

  • domestic cold water systems; 
  • domestic hot water systems; 
  • domestic foul water drainage;
  • storm water drainage (including design of attenuation systems);
  • natural gas piped infrastructure; 
  • fire suppression systems;
  • sustainable systems and technology, e.g. solar domestic hot water, rainwater. harvesting and grey water harvesting;
  • utility connection applications;
  • experience with BREEAM or similar assessment schemes – specifically water related credits; 
  • AutoCAD and Revit proficient preferred but not essential. 

Desirable Skills and Knowledge

  • Project management experience. 
  • Experience designing specialty laboratory systems (e.g., compressed gases, compressed air, vacuum, and deionised water systems).
  • Qualified as BREEAM or LEED Assessor.
  • Experience working on projects outside the UK to international design codes (e.g. IPC & NFPA).

Our Company

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.

Shape Your Time with Us

How can we best work with you? Whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle, it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours. At Arup you have access to a range of flexible working options – including flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time. If you're interested in any of these options, please let us know when you apply and we'll discuss how this could work in your role. 

Reward and Benefits

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

Core benefits including private healthcare and a range of other protection schemes are funded by Arup 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 a Flexible Benefits Fund, available to spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to compliment 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. 

The vacancy is being managed by Samson Barraclough – Samson.Barraclough@arup.com  

Closing date: 14th September 2018

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