Senior Buildings Control Systems Engineer

Dublin. Leinster
Generous salary and reward package
21 December 2018
22 January 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

With more than 14,000 specialists, working across 90+ disciplines in more than 34 countries, Arup is one of the leading advisory and consulting services companies for the built environment. We offer clients knowledge and creative thinking, helping them use data to improve their performance and better manage their assets. We shape a better world. Adapting to the ever-changing environment, our work is focused on ambitiously reimagining a sustainable and resilient future for cities and regions.

Founded in 1946, we are the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment, including the Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, and the Beijing National Stadium (aka the Bird's Nest). Current North American projects include Fulton Street Transit Center in NYC, California High-Speed Rail, and the Las Vegas Observation Wheel. 

We shape a better world 

We are 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.

We are seeking a Senior Control Systems Engineer to join our Dublin office and lead our controls team.

Company Overview

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services worldwide. Through our work, we make a positive difference and help shape a better world.

Our employees are proud to work at Arup. This pride comes from the firm’s unique values, which stem from our special independent ownership structure. It comes from the opportunities they get to work with talented people and leading experts who are keen to share their knowledge. And it comes from working on some of the most exciting projects around, supported by unrivalled opportunities for learning.

Join Arup and you will have the freedom to push boundaries and the space to explore your career as you take responsibility for helping us to make a positive difference and shape a better world. We offer a highly competitive package of benefits, a package that is fair and flexible, including a fair salary, a share of Arup’s profits, double matching pension contribution, a range of learning opportunities, flexible working scheme, travel to work scheme, health insurance plans and subsidy, life assurance and income continuance protection.

Senior Control Systems Engineer

We currently have a requirement for a Senior Control Systems Engineer to join our Building Engineering Group in our Dublin office and lead our controls team. We are a group of multi-disciplinary engineers who overcome complex challenges in the built environment with creativity, technical expertise, passion and a commitment to designing with a social purpose. 

The successful candidate will be a Chartered Engineer or close to Chartered with minimum 7 years post-qualification experience looking to further their career within a leading edge consultancy with a friendly office environment. This is a permanent role and offers excellent prospects for career development and the opportunity be involved in a diverse and challenging range of design projects across all sectors including commercial, industrial, healthcare, data centres, retail, leisure and educational.

An integral member of our multi-disciplinary engineering team, you will be responsible for the design of various projects and will be expected to take them from initial brief through scheme & detail design to installation and commissioning support. With our commitment to training and development and our CPD accreditation from the Institution of Engineers of Ireland you can expect to build on your experience and skills in a supportive and challenging environment.

Experience/Qualifications required:

  • Degree in Controls, Building Services, Mechanical or Electrical Services engineering
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards achieving Chartered status
  • Minimum 7 years post-qualification experience incl. design experience
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant standards and regulations
  • Experience in a range of medium to large-scale projects
  • Proven team player
  • Organised and adaptable with a flexible approach to work
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • A strong ability to communicate with the team and clients through sketching, drawing and in writing
  • Report writing skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges

Responsibilities will include:

  • Project Planning and Management
  • Preparation of contract documentation and specifications
  • Designing and reviewing design work of intermediate and junior engineers
  • Coordination of work with all members of design teams (architect, engineers of all disciplines, QS etc.)
  • Ensuring that all designs and documents are prepared to the highest standards
  • Compiling project reports
  • Conceptual design studies and reports
  • Mentoring and development of junior and intermediate engineers in the group

We are open to candidates seeking a more flexible working week including flexible start/finish times, planned working from home and offer the ability to purchase additional leave. We offer flexible Friday scheme during the summer months. 

We offer a generous reward package which includes salary, benefits and twice annual profit share. 

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are also a certified CPD employer with Engineers Ireland. In 2016, we received the Business Working Responsibly Mark from Business in the Community Ireland, recognising our sustainable business practices. 

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