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Electrical Engineering
Americas Region
HOU00006X Requisition #

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.


Our Texas Offices (Houston, Dallas) are looking to add a Senior Electrical Engineer to our multi-disciplinary buildings engineering team. We work on a wide range of projects including data centers, hospitals, theaters, laboratories, and commercial. We unite a global network of inventive and highly skilled building engineers and design specialists to help solve some of our client’s toughest issues. Our aim is to Shape a Better world and we are looking for Electrical Engineers who are passionate about great design and sustainability.



  • Leading electrical engineering systems design predominantly for building projects, including power systems, lighting, fire alarm and other signal systems
  • Leading and/or working on the electrical design for projects such as Hospitals, Data Centers, Laboratories, Academic, Arts & Cultural, Airports, and Commercial
  • Design and perform calculations for lighting systems and associated controls
  • Preparing and reviewing drawings and specifications detailing the design
  • Mentoring junior staff and teach teams to connect their solutions to bigger picture issues
  • Coordinating with multiple disciplines and working in conjunction with project managers
  • Attending client meetings and interact directly with clients
  • Writing reports for internal and external purposes based on findings
  • Presenting technical material in traditional and innovative ways for review by technical and non-technical audiences
  • Understanding trends and standard methodologies in the industry
  • Participating in local Professional Associations




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Architectural Engineering
  • 6 or more years of experience designing electrical systems for buildings
  • Experience doing electrical engineering from conceptual design through construction administration
  • Experience with 3D BIM software such as Revit MEP
  • Experience with load analysis software for calculations
  • Leading small to medium size projects from an electrical design perspective
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
  • The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills required for our constantly evolving environment
  • Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels



Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with design and analysis of renewable and distributed energy systems
  • Professional Engineering License in US desired
  • LEED Accreditation
  • Project management experience



Benefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future. 


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.


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 for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.


Arup is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, 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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