Arup Senior Electrical Engineer in New South Wales, Australia

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, we attract a diverse mix of people to work on ground breaking projects around the world.

  • You will be responsible for the overall performance of the group, as part of the management team.

  • You will be accountable for one or more areas of technology or discipline function. Within this area you will be required to promote learning opportunities from successes and problems that arise.

  • You will be required to represent Arup at internal and external meetings, maximising the relationships developed with clients.

  • You will be responsible for executing responsibilities as outlined in Arup’s Quality Management System.

  • You will be required to set and meet agreed budgets and deadlines. In addition, you may be accountable for managing the financial performance of specified areas.

  • You will be responsible for the development and implementation of longer term strategic plans that will benefit the business.

  • Within this role you may be responsible for recruitment, appraisals, performance development, morale and motivation of staff.

  • You may be required to procure work and negotiate contracts and agreements with customers and suppliers.

Engineering-related Skills:

  • Chartered with the Institute of Engineers (Australia) – ie Australia, or Chartership with equivalent associations in other countries.

  • Substantial knowledge and experience in electrical engineering consultancy and design.

  • Substantial knowledge of the local marketplace, including critical issues and a sound client network.

  • Ability to undertake high-level analysis.

  • Substantial experience in managing key projects, including the management of multi-disciplinary project teams.

  • Substantial experience in the consulting engineering environment, including the ability to advise clients on cost-effective, sustainable solutions.

Personal Attributes:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills (including formal and informal presentations, written communications and reports).

  • Keen sense of maintaining high standards.

  • Keen understanding of “customer” needs (both internal and external), and the issues that may impact on maintaining effectiveness within a commercial environment.

  • Intuitive (to client needs as well as the project context) and creative in developing win-win solutions.

  • Ability to relate and work well with people at all levels within the team and within the wider office, as well as externally with clients.

  • Ability to maintain personal effectiveness and team relationships at times of significant pressure.

  • Proactive, but tactful, in ensuring others within the team meet deadlines (etc).

  • Organised and able to effectively prioritise even when demands are significant.

“It is not the wish to expand, but the quest for quality which has brought us to this position… to do work of quality, we must have people of quality. There are many kinds of quality, and there are many kinds of job to do, so we must have many kinds of people, each of which can do their own job well.” Ove Arup, 1970.

Job: Electrical

Title: Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: Australia-New South Wales-Sydney

Requisition ID: SYD00009F