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Building Services - Mechanical
Americas Region
NEW00016A 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.


We are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to provide data center project delivery and leadership capability as part of our multi-disciplinary team. Arup’s data center and mission critical specialists are innovators in technological facilities, working with some of the most complex and data-driven companies, to meet today’s data needs. Arup is aligned with the UN SDGs and this is woven into our data center design. By considering how excess energy can be re-used, we have been able to consistently deliver major savings in both energy and water consumption for our clients through effective energy design and management creating and designing truly sustainable data centers. This role can be based out of our New York City, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Toronto office locations. 



  • Lead mechanical design for data center projects
  • Coordination with multiple teams to achieve project objectives
  • Work directly with clients, presenting technical material in traditional and innovative ways for review by technical and non-technical audiences
  • Understanding trends and standard methodologies in the industry
  • Work assignment preparation, guidance, review and mentoring for junior staff



  • 8 or more years of professional working experience with a focus on designing data centers
  • Demonstrable experience leading mechanical design teams across a full spectrum of project development in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional Engineering License in US required or ability to obtain this within one year of joining Arup
  • Experience with US codes and standards
  • Experience with 3D BIM software such as Revit MEP
  • Experience with load analysis and computational fluid dynamics preferred


Key Attributes

  • Highly professional, able to develop and sustain the respect of peers and clients alike
  • Attentive to detail - always seeking quality and excellence in their work
  • Collaborative approach and willingness to work as an integral part of the team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working with colleagues and clients of all levels
  • Able to identify stakeholders, determine requirements and expectations and manage their influence on the project.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively, coordinating and balancing assigned work in a dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated, results-focused, pragmatic
  • Rapid, enthusiastic learner who quickly becomes a leading authority on new capabilities and tools and take others on the journey


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 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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