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Senior Electrical Engineer

Building Services - Electrical
Americas Region

Arup is a 15,000-person strong, global firm of designers, engineers, planners and consultants, who regularly come together to devise solutions that benefit not just our clients, but also the world. Arup’s culture looks a lot like the future: globally-linked, locally-focused, and radically innovative. We are searching for those rare individuals who are as smart and idealistic as they are ambitious. If this sounds like you, please read on.


Our Seattle office is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary team. At Arup, we use the latest design technologies and analytic methods to deliver projects which make a real impact. Sustainability, carbon reduction, and resilience are at the core of what we do. We are looking for a skilled Electrical Engineer who is looking to provide designs for a wide range of projects including labs, higher education, commercial, healthcare, and distributed energy systems.




  • Lead medium to large-scale complex projects (commercial, healthcare, higher-education, and laboratories)
  • Gain experience working on diverse projects across all of our major business sectors including property, healthcare, science and industry, and energy
  • Mentor junior staff and collaborate with outstanding multi-disciplinary teams maximizing our experience at the local, regional, and global levels
  • Work directly with our clients and handle key relationships
  • Design electrical systems for commercial building projects, including power systems, lighting, and fire alarm
  • Design and perform calculations for lighting systems and associated controls
  • Prepare and review drawings and specifications
  • Coordinate with multiple disciplines
  • Work with project managers to deliver quality work within commercial metrics
  • Produce work and reports for internal and external purposes
  • Present technical material for review by technical and non-technical audiences
  • Understand trends and standard methodologies in electrical engineering.
  • Participate in local industry Professional Associations
  • Connect solutions/ideas to bigger picture project goals
  • Deliver timely feedback and recognition to others




  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Architectural Engineering
  • 6 or more years of experience designing electrical systems for buildings
  • Ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills are required for our constantly evolving environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
  • Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels
  • Experience with 3D BIM software - Revit MEP


Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with design and analysis of renewable and distributed energy systems
  • Professional Engineering License in US
  • LEED accreditation
  • Experience with power system modeling using SKM
  • Project management experience




Arup is an employee-owned company that offers an excellent benefits package. Outlined below are a few of the benefits Arup has to offer you as a FT employee of the firm:


  • Global Profit Share - paid out bi-annually
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • 401(k) - with a dollar for dollar company match up to 10%
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Professional Membership and Certification reimbursement
  • Short Term and Long-Term Assignment Career Opportunities around the Globe


Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to grow. EOE including disability/veteran.

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