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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer - Available June 2021

Americas Region
Graduate Geotechnical Engineer - Available June 2021
Start Here, Go Anywhere!  Are you looking for an opportunity to shape a better world?

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:

• Carry out part time site supervision of ground investigation
• Prepare laboratory test schedules
• Use the GINT ground investigation database system
• Interpret ground conditions and understand their impact on design and construction
• Prepare shallow and piled foundation designs, slope stability calculations and seismic assessments
• Carry out temporary support of excavation designs, for tunnel shafts and cut and cover tunnels/subway stations
• Conduct preliminary ground movement predictions and building damage assessments
• Work alongside our structural and bridge engineers to develop foundation and deep excavation designs
• Prepare desk study reports on sites due for development



• Master's of Science or Master's of Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering
• 3.0 GPA or higher
• Sound knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals, soil and rock mechanic
• Completion of Advanced courses in foundation and soil mechanics
• Willingness to travel for projects as needed
• Curiosity to learn and stay up to date on relevant advances in the industry
• The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills 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


• PhD in Geotechnical Engineering
• 3.5 GPA Preferred
• EIT/FE desired
• Geotechnical software skills
• Past history of technical presentations and technical writing
• Knowledge of Finite element analysis (Plaxis)
• Previous experience with Lpile, Group, Slope/W, Slide
• Exposure and Interest in Programming (Python, Visual Basic, Rhino, Leapfrog, etc…)

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


Upon joining Arup your journey is likely to be varied and rewarding, giving you the opportunity to make a positive difference in the world. 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)
• Tuition reimbursement
• 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. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law

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