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Graduate Rail Systems Modeller (Available 2022)

Americas Region
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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:


• Use of specialist software packages for rail system modeling (LRT, Subway et.)

• Use of AutoCad and Micro Station and 3D data modeling software to use alignment and profile data in the software packages• Inducting background information research and analysis to enable proper use of modeling tools

• Use of applicable codes such as AREMA, Agency Design Standards, NEC/NFPA, and related specifications and standards for design of the above elements

• Develop understanding of the multidisciplinary Rail Systems Engineering

• Develop understanding and knowledge of inter-dependances among disciplines & subsystem in the rail systems
• Understand keys to delivering stage specific work for best outcome at each stage of the project life cycle - planning, design and construction phases

• Develop understanding of Big-picture awareness that permeates every skill area in Arup

• Familiarize and follow the best practices for internal and client communication and engagement

• Familiarize and follow the format, style and quality of our reports, calculations, plans, drawing and specifications
• Provide technical analyses and documenting

• Technical report writing

• Attending team, consultant and client meetings




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Civil, Transportation or Currently pursuing M.Sc.
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Familiarity or previous Internship with Rail Transit Project
  • Demonstrated interest in Rail & Transit Infrastructure
  • Research oriented, critical thinker 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • 1 or more years development experience in a commercial environment 
  • Must not require sponsorship, now or in the future to be considered for this role 

Notable Projects

For over seven decades Arup has been at the forefront of the most ambitious and innovative design and engineering. From concert halls to national stadiums, renewable energy to driverless cars, we continue to add to that history every day. Notable projects from our Rail Systems include:


 • Second Avenue Subway
• Fulton Street Transit Center
• Eglinton Crosstown West Extension LRT, Metrolinx Toronto, Canada

• Texas High Speed Rail

• MTA Enhanced Stations Initiative

• LIRR Expansion Program

• Finch West LRT Toronto, Canada


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 include alternative schedules, part-time or reduced hours schedule, and/or the ability to work remotely for a portion of your work week.


Upon joining Arup your journey is likely to be varied and rewarding, giving you the opportunity to make a positive difference in the world. Arup offers many benefits to eligible FT employees, some of which are outlined below:


  • Global Profit Share - paid out bi-annually
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • RRSP with 100% Arup match 100% of your regular contributions (up to 9%)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional Membership and Certification reimbursement


Arup is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive equal treatment with respect to employment without discrimination or harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability. Individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation. Should you require an accommodation in the job application or interview process, please let us know by sending an email to americas@arup.com.

For the fourth consecutive year, Arup has been named one of Greater Toronto’s top employers! Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2021 are recognized for exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies. Find out more about what makes our Toronto office an outstanding place to work here: https://bit.ly/2B3QYL8 


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