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Transportation Engineer / Modeler

Transport Planning
Americas Region

Arup is a global privately held firm of designers, engineers, planners and consultants, who regularly come together to devise solutions that benefit not just our clients, but also the world. Arup’s culture looks a lot like the future: globally-linked, locally-focused, and radically innovative. We are searching for those rare individuals who are as smart and idealistic as they are ambitious. If this sounds like you, please read on.


Arup is seeking a hardworking and motivated transportation engineer to work in our New York City office. The successful candidate will share our passion for crafting great urban places and achieving sustainable planning outcomes in ‘shaping a better world’. We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the principles of design, land use, and the relationship to traffic operations. The candidate will have practical experience in some or all of the following subject areas: street design, microsimulation modeling, and traffic/transit analysis.


As a transportation engineer at Arup, you will work as part of a creative team to perform analyses and other technical guidance into a variety of plans and studies such as:

  • corridor studies,
  • site master plans,
  • multimodal planning studies,
  • station area and airport landside plans,
  • parking studies,
  • ITS initiatives,
  • freight analyses, and
  • emerging mobility studies.


Specifically, you'll work with a Senior Engineer or Planner and be responsible for:

  • Performing analyses and generating reports using tools including Excel, traffic modeling platforms, PowerBI, or other analytical tools
  • Developing data, coding and calibrating micro-simulation models and interpreting their outputs
  • Preparing conceptual street/intersection designs for urban and airport landside environments
  • Creating well-organized presentation material and writing reports for internal and external purposes
  • Attending client meetings with senior staff
  • Presenting technical material in traditional and innovative ways for review by technical and non-technical audiences
  • Researching and understanding trends and standard methodologies in the Transportation Industry




  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in civil engineering, transportation planning, industrial engineering or similar
  • Two or more years of experience in the transportation sector
  • Familiarity with US traffic planning and engineering practices
  • Participation in local Professional Associations
  • Professional experience with one or more of the following: Synchro, Vissim, Aimsun, AutoCAD, Microstation




  • Experience with analytical or design tools (ex ArcGIS, SketchUp, Illustrator, PowerBI, AutoTurn/AutoTrack, TransCAD, Visum, Cube/Voyager, TransModeler, Legion, HCS, SPSS, Arena, etc)
  • Experience with system programming languages (ex. Python, R, Julia)
  • Experience with Accessibility tools: OpenStreetMap, GTFS feeds, Conveyal, Google API
  • Certification as an EIT, AICP, PTP, and/or PTOE




Arup is an employee-owned company that offers an excellent benefits package. Outlined below are a few of the benefits Arup has to offer you as a FT employee of the firm:

  • Global Profit Share - paid out bi-annually
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • 10% 401K matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)


Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to grow. EOE including disability/veteran.

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