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Mechanical or Electrical Associate


London, United Kingdom

About Arup

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services.

Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects both large and small scale in the built environment and across industry. With 90 offices in 35 countries our 12,000 staff offer a broad range of professional services and through our work we make a positive difference in the world.

Clients trust Arup’s people to question a vision as well as help to realise it. Arup’s commitment to a sustainable approach to its projects is both enshrined in a formal sustainability policy and embraced personally by the individuals that together make up the firm.

Arup’s independence, enabled by its employee ownership structure, fosters a distinctive culture and an intellectual independence that encourages collaborative working. This is reflected in everything we do, allowing us to develop meaningful ideas, help shape agendas and deliver results that frequently surpass the expectations of our clients. It also gives individuals the freedom to develop in a supportive and stimulating environment.

Why work at Arup?

A place where creativity, innovation and exciting technical challenges are always possible. We are trust-owned – you will own shares in Arup and therefore have an invested interest in its success;
To have fun! And be part of a team that enjoys what they do, embracing a unique culture;
Develop your career in the UK or Abroad through international assignments; and
Continued training and development is key to ensure we continue to develop our staff and look to the future requirements of our clients.

Mechanical or Electrical Associate, London

We have an opportunity for a Chartered Mechanical or Electrical Associate who has a network of existing clients in the Waste Resource Management Sector and possibly also Energy Sector looking for technically challenging work on cutting-edge projects; to join our established Building Engineering Team in London.

Our aspiration as engineers is to design market-leading Engineering Systems that push the boundaries and create a lasting legacy. We work in an interdisciplinary environment and aim to formulate Engineering Systems that maximise value for our clients whilst minimising the environmental impact. We work on a variety of projects in sectors ranging from industry, healthcare, residential, commercial and financial services.

The sheer breadth of knowledge and experience to draw upon is vast with over 300 Mechanical and Electrical Engineers currently working for Arup in London. This abundance of talent is organised into a number of independent Groups of approximately 120 multi-disciplinary engineers with up to 50 Mechanical and Electrical Engineers per Group.

Currently the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Teams in London are involved with over 600 projects world-wide from concept design through to practical completion.

Key responsibilities:

Leading the business development for Energy and Waste Buildings (building services engineering focus) using your network of existing client contacts;
Business leader for Energy and Waste Buildings (building services engineering focus) in technical development;
Nurture existing and develop new client relationships in the sector, managing key client relationships to establish and meet their needs;
Keeping the wider team up to date with developments in the energy and waste resource management sector;
Developing engineering solutions from concept through to implementation stage;
Being innovative in changing the design of buildings through a deep knowledge of Mechanical and/or Electrical Building Services Engineering;
Working closely with clients, external design team and stakeholders to deliver solutions which exceed client expectations;
Maintaining an overview of Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering design quality;

About You

We are looking for an enthusiastic Associate with excellent design, technical, and software skills who enjoys working collaboratively in multi-professional design teams, taking responsibility for projects from inception to completion to achieve outstanding results.

You will be able to demonstrate solid experience in the field Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering Systems for building services.

You will be committed to your own professional development and looking for challenging work to develop your engineering skill

Skills and Capabilities


Degree qualified in Mechanical, Electrical or Building Services Engineering, and have achieved Chartered status through either IMechE, IET or CIBSE;
Have several years of experience in either the Energy and/or Waste Resource Management sector and have developed relationships with a network of clients based on mutual respect and trust;
Able to quickly develop successful client relationships;


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