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Senior Civil Engineer

Civil Engineering
Americas Region

Excellence Leaves a Lasting Impression: Bring Your Vision to shape a better world.


At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways — engineering, planning, designing, and consulting on many of the most renowned projects in the built environment. We aim to deliver technical excellence, innovation, and value to clients, while maintaining our core mission of shaping a better world. Since its founding in 1946, members of Arup have developed transformative ways of working. Adapting to the ever-changing environment, our work is focused on ambitiously reimagining a sustainable and resilient future for cities. Arup is rising to these new challenges: by bringing together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines, investing in research, innovating and creating better solutions for clients and the wider world.


Our Los Angeles office is looking for an experienced Civil Engineer to play a key role on a variety of exciting site development and civil infrastructure projects.


In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading design of site development, utilities, roadway, drainage and other key elements of civil engineering projects
  • Overseeing the production of design documents and leading a team of civil engineers working on a variety of projects
  • Working with the local agencies and understanding their land use and building permit processes
  • Coordinating with associated disciplines including SMEP, architecture and landscape architecture, geotechnical engineering, transportation planning, urban planning, environmental engineering, and cost engineering
  • Performing construction phase engineering support and site supervision
  • Writing reports for internal and external purposes based on findings
  • Participating in proposal writing and marketing activities
  • Developing relationships with existing clients and project collaborators
  • Presenting technical material in traditional and innovative ways for review by technical and non-technical audiences
  • Mentoring staff and providing training to junior technical staff


The Qualified Professional will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Current California PE license.
  • 8+ years of experience in site development
  • Sound knowledge of core civil engineering fundamentals such as hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, low impact development, utilities coordination, minor structural design, and accessibility standards.
  • Working knowledge of civil engineering design and analysis software
  • Experience working with local authorities and navigating their building permit processes
  • Experience of  managing elements of project delivery
  • Experience interfacing with contractors and project owners
  • Design-Build project delivery experience is a definite asset
  • A commitment to sustainable design practices
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to build consensus among clients and teammates alike
  • Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels
  • A desire to have a high degree of autonomy and responsibility


Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless.


Arup offers an outstanding benefits package including healthcare, 401k match, time off and profit share.


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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