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Commercial Management Intern (June 2022)

Commercial Leadership and Management
Americas Region
NEW000127 Requisition #

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Want to work for a company that invests in innovation and people who catalyze impact in the built environment? Arup is proud to be recognized by Fast Company in their third annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, which honors businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels.

We find solutions for some of the world’s most complex problems. From climate action to social value, we consider the broadest impacts of our work. We strive to build a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable future. This purpose shapes our culture and has made us leaders in sustainable development. You’d be joining our multi-disciplinary design teams focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that create a better future for people, places, and the planet.

During your career at Arup, you’ll have the chance to engage in a fulfilling career and work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You’ll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.

Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:

• Assist the Project Manager (PM) in implementation of project specific cost control processes to ensure project profitability and other commercial goals are met
• Assist in budget estimation, resource planning, contract review and assessment.
• Track actual costs against budgets, conduct variance analyses, carry out reporting of project financials and respond to queries from project teams
• Assist in monitoring, managing and administering scope changes; maintaining change and risk registers, issuing fee proposals; manage contract change orders
• Assist in preparation and issuing of monthly client invoices and monitor accounts receivable
• Assist in preparation of various monthly client reports;
• Assist in sub-consultant management including tracking costs, and reviewing invoices and payments


• Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Accounting, Engineering, Architecture or Planning
• Minimum GPA 3.0
• Knowledge in earned value management and cost estimating
• General knowledge of commercial and/or project management


• Master's Degree in Construction Management, Accounting, Engineering, Architecture, Planning or Business
• 3.5 GPA or higher
• Interest in the built environment
• Experience in the built environment
• Knowledge of Business Intelligence tools (i.e., PowerBI, Tableau, etc.…)
• Advanced Knowledge of Excel, data manipulation and spreadsheet design to communicate results
• Experience in P6, SQL, VBA
• A previous internship related to your field of study
• Self-driven, attention to detail, time management and organizational skills

Notable Projects
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects across our industry. We offer a broad range of professional services to clients around the world that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

• 2nd Avenue Subway, New York
• Dulles International Airport Expansion, Washington, D.C.
• Gerald Desmond Bridge, Los Angeles
• Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building at Dudley Square, Boston
• WW Grainger Headquarters, Chicago
• Uptown District Mobility Improvement, Houston
• Nasher Sculpture Center Garden, Dallas
• Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco
• LEED Platinum Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Headquarters, Seattle
• Queen's Way West Revitalization, Canada
• Agora Convention Centre in Bogota

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.

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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