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Transport Planning
Americas Region
SAN0000OU Requisition #

Bring Your Vision to Shape a Better World 

For over 75 years, Arup has been recognized for its vision, talent and tenacity. Dedicated to sustainable development and social usefulness, our employee-owned firm is a collection of 15,000 designers, advisor and experts working across 140 countries. Founded with enduring values to be both humane and excellent, we have delivered many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable transport, civil engineering, and buildings projects.   

Our Americas West Planning team is seeking a creative and experienced Senior Transportation Engineer. This position will be open for candidates living in or willing to relocate to Los Angeles or the San Francisco Bay Area.

We are a team of passionate planners, designers, and analysts working together closely on diverse and challenging projects. Sharing expertise and inspiring others are critical to the development of all members of the team. Our transportation projects include work for the public and private sectors on transit network and operations planning for bus, rail, and on-demand services, stations and mobility hubs, shared and active mobility, complete streets, transportation electrification, demand forecasting, and data analytics. 


  • Manage planning projects in the scope of Arup’s work including public transit, traffic, street design, master planning, and these projects’ influence on land use, sustainability and resilience. 
  • Manage preparation of high-quality, visually distinctive project deliverables, including print and web documentation and presentations. 
  • Prepare and deliver presentations for internal and external meetings representing Arup to clients and local communities. 
  • Support business development efforts to secure planning work and build client relationships. Leveraging connections with professional colleagues, developing marketing leads, preparing marketing proposals and materials. 
  • You will deliver high-quality projects, undertaking financial management and being responsible for client relationships, and management of subcontractors. 
  • Upskill junior staff in technical software such as Vissim, Synchro, FME, Python, GIS, CAD or similar.
  • Manage junior staff participating in project work 


  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Transport Engineering, or closely related discipline. 
  • 10-15 years progressively responsible professional experience. 
  • Professional leadership demonstrated by publications, committee memberships, professional presentations or other activities. 
  • A California PE, PTP, PTOE, or equivalent certification is strongly preferred. 
  • Experience managing projects with CEQA requirements, traffic capacity analysis, and micro simulation. Travel demand modeling is desirable. 


  • Team player
  • Collaborative and interdisciplinary outlook 
  • Creativity in intellectual and technical approach 
  • Subject matter expert in transportation and/or traffic engineering
  • Experience working with public and private sector clients 


 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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