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:
site master plans,
multimodal planning studies,
station area and airport landside plans,
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
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.
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 independent engineering and consulting firm of 13,000 people in 42 countries around the world. Founded in 1946, we are the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment, including the Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, and the Beijing National Stadium (aka the Bird's Nest). Current North American projects include Fulton Center in NYC, California High-Speed Rail, and the Las Vegas Observation Wheel. During your career at Arup, you’ll have the chance to engage in a fulfilling career and work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You’ll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.