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Job Description

  At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.Role description:

  • Apply Arcadis Health and Safety Principles during the delivery of work.
  • Perform a role following the Arcadis behavioural framework.
  • Manage the delivery of elements of projects under Arcadis management systems to meet the time, quality, budgetary and health and safety targets
  • Work to ensure maximum performance and proactively work with the team members in Arcadis GECs, other Arcadis regions and Arcadis clients.
  • Promote the culture of the business
  • Work collaboratively with other design disciplines to ensure the integration of the overall design or solution
  • Work effectively with team members in Arcadis GECs and other Arcadis offices per agreed project working arrangements
  • Plan assigned work and allocate work to ensure timely delivery and effective utilisation of resources
  • Monitor the performance of junior team members identifying and ensuring resolution of any issues
  • Work with an experienced engineer to perform specific elements of a broader assignment
  • Guide and provide technical advice to junior team members and support them in their delivery and their professional development
  • Operate as an experienced, competent professional in a single area of work with minimal supervision
  • Have limited autonomy by being able to make decisions within the scope of their role
  • Work on detailed engineering assignments involving calculations and increasingly complex tasks and prepare significant elements of technical design, models and reports – all with limited supervision of an experienced engineer
  • Build understanding of the design of multiple elements of a project
  • Carry out investigations and analyses to support the development of technical solutions\
  • Proposed approaches to solving new problems encountered
  • Develop effective working relationships with other disciplines and senior staff in Arcadis GECs and other Arcadis offices to ensure that there is effective communication of progress and changes, as well as the resolution of issues
  • Undertake verification checking of simple elements of work
  • Check and verify that quality requirements have been achieved following Arcadis systems
  • Gather and correlate basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures
  • Identify necessary changes to delivery requirements, raise these with Task Managers and assist in their resolution
  • Contribute to the development of budgets for smaller portions of work within their competency as required
  • Combine project related experiences with targeted learning and development to complete the development needs identified in their development plan.
  • Commit to receiving on-the-job technical training by performing tasks under the direct supervision of more experienced staff within well-defined limits.
  • Actively participate in Arcadis knowledge sharing activities
  • Prepare a development plan with your line manager during the Professional Development Review and Grow, Perform, Succeed processes and take ownership of achieving the goals identified within this plan
  • Comply with Arcadis General Business Principles and Specific Anti Corruption Standards

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Possess a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree
  • A Masters degree is an advantage
  • Possess a license in Civil Engineering
  • Have a minimum of six years of professional experience in structural engineering
  • Have experience working in a design consultancy firm
  • Proficient with structural design software like RFEM, ETABS, STAAD, SPACEGASS, Microstran, SAFE,
  • Knowledge in Revit and Navisworks is an advantage
  • Proficient in the application of international codes and standards like Eurocode, Australian Standards, British Standards and American Standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language
  • Excellent mathematical skills applied in engineering calculations
  • Ability to contribute to the team’s digital initiative and automation of processes
  • Excellent organisational skills and has a proactive approach to task management
  • Programming knowledge using C++, Python, Dynamo is an advantage

Why Become an Arcadian?Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & BelongingWe want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day, which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. At Arcadis, you will have the opportunity to build the career that is right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a ‘people first’ business, it is why we will take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.Transform Your World