Arup Structural 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.

As a world leader in its field, Arup offers the full spectrum of structural engineering consulting services. As part of the Building Structures team, this role covers a broad range of skills relating to structural engineering. In particular, the focus of the structural engineer is to undertake design and consulting services within the Buildings Group and related areas in order to enhance the team’s portfolio of skills and expertise.


  • You will be required to carry out analysis/configurations of the structural components of a building.

  • You will be required to carry out calculation of pressures and stresses on building components.

  • You will be required to effectively carry out detailed consideration of suitable materials.

  • You will be required to carry out analysis of structural integrity.

  • You will be responsible for the preparation of 2D and 3D drawings and plans.

  • You will carry out preparation of cost estimates.

  • You will demonstrate strong design ability and engineering skills and knowledge.

  • You will assist in the preparation and delivery of detailed tender submissions and presentations.

  • You will be required to work with minimal supervision in your area of responsibility, and you may be accountable for defined parts of design projects;

  • You will be responsible for ensuring the quality and accuracy of your work;

  • You will represent your team or area at internal meetings and you may be responsible for organising events, activities or small internal business projects;

  • You will assist others with their work and ensure that deadlines are met.

Skills and Experience

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Recognised relevant tertiary qualifications in Engineering;

  • Substantial knowledge and consulting and technical experience in building structures engineering and related areas

  • Membership of relevant professional institutions/professional peer bodies or significant credit towards eligibility for membership;

  • Current track record in structural design and up to date experience of quality assurance standard;

  • Proven working knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice, and guidelines – and Arup’s related procedures including OH&S

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels in both technical and non-technical environments;

  • Effective written communication and report writing skills;

  • Ability to maintain personal effectiveness particularly during periods of higher than normal workload;

  • Ability to remain positively motivated and foster team spirit at times of significant pressure, including assisting others to meet deadlines;

  • Desire to excel.

“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: Structural

Title: Structural Engineer

Location: Australia-New South Wales-Sydney

Requisition ID: SYD0000A1