Arup Senior Mechanical Engineer in Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

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.

Our philosophy is to design mechanical services, which ensure the comfort, health and well-being of the occupants who will use a building. The aim to produce buildings that not only function well but also to achieve energy efficiency with minimal environmental impact.


  • Undertaking mechanical design elements for major projects

  • Work closely with principal designers to lead Building Services Design

  • Managing the production of drawings and reports and preparing co-ordinating mechanical specifications

  • Supervising and co-ordinating the work of others and co-ordinating work with engineers of other disciplines

  • Attending meetings and communicating with clients to establish their needs

  • Manage project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget

  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team

Requirements and skills

  • Degree qualified and have achieved or working towards a professional qualification

  • Proven experience in the field of mechanical design and experience across a range of medium to large scale projects and / or building types

  • Be able to design and deliver mechanical engineering solutions on major and/or complex projects

  • Experience of leading teams on multi-disciplinary projects

  • Able to understand the balance of engineering priorities on differing projects

  • Able to quickly develop successful client relationships

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines is essential

  • Excellent planning and organisation skills

  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)

  • Able to demonstrate strong commercial awareness

  • Experience in the design of mechanical systems for large scale Data Centres would be advantageous

Reward and Benefits

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

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us 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 grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash, or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with 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.

Job: Mechanical

Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location: GBR-Tyne and Wear-Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Requisition ID: NEW0000CZ