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Strategic Advisory Services
Americas Region
SAN0000MK Requisition #

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 global projects. We have an ambitious commitment to be the digital leader in the built environment and have digital teams and experts all over the world, who collaborate on world-leading software, data and technology projects and products. Being a global team means we value people with diverse experiences, backgrounds, specialisms and skills. 

The role:

We are currently seeking a Consultant for our Infrastructure Advisory team in San Francisco. As a Consultant you will work within an existing and growing team, providing advice related to the procurement, development and financing of a broad-range of infrastructure projects - these include transportation, energy, water, telecommunications and other,  delivered with an increasing focus on sustainability, resilience and ESG principals.

In particular, we 're recruiting to meet the demands across a number of infrastructure projects and continued demand for our technical due diligence advisory services.  Our ideal candidate will have some experience in the infrastructure sector –  along with consulting/ advisory experience.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a rapidly-growing advisory team in the United States.


  • Undertake technical due diligence on behalf of investors and lenders: examining a broad range of issues, such as energy demand assessment; future capital investment needs; operating strategy; local infrastructure requirements and many more.
  • Support the team in the development and assessment of business cases for new projects, working with developers, financiers, state and local agencies.
  • Interface with clients in activities such as client meetings, presentations, workshops etc.
  • Request, manage and review relevant project data, studies, plans, and contextual issues;
  • Conduct technical, contractual, planning, economic and/or financial analysis;
  • Manage and interact with other engineering specialists for inputs into due diligence studies, operational performance improvement and other infrastructure advisory assignments;
  • Prepare analyses, draw conclusions, make recommendations;
  • Prepare and deliver presentations of the above to satisfy client needs and goals;
  • Respond to RFP’s and support in the development of winning proposals for the team;
  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external networks;

This role does not involve a significant amount of design: it is more directed towards consulting/ advisory tasks.

You will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical or civil engineering), business administration, or economics
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience (post-graduate) – ideally with experience in the US infrastructure sector and in a Consulting/ Advisory capacity. Specific experience in providing technical due diligence is an advantage
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills
  • Advanced capability with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Exceptional quantitative and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Spanish fluency strongly preferred; a range of language skills are an advantage
  • Strong interest in and passion for working in the project finance and ESG sectors
  • A demonstrated passion for sustainable development and shaping a better world in line with Arup’s values

This role could be based in either our San Francisco or Oakland office with some domestic and international travel required to meet our clients' needs.



Benefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future. 

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement - Arup requires all new employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  Arup is an equal opportunity employer and consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on disability or sincerely held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to Arup.

Flexible Working - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.

Arup is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at americasbenefits@arup.com.



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