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Join us to Shape a better world!      Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, advisors and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigor to shape a better world  Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:     

  • Prepare desk study reports on sites due for development    
  • Use and manage subsurface information database systems     
  • Observe construction site works and geotechnical investigation    
  • Log and describe properties of geological (soil and rock) materials to aid design and construction works  
  • Prepare laboratory test schedules    
  • Interpret subsurface conditions and understand their impact on design and construction    
  • Carry-out shallow and deep foundation design, slope stability calculations, and seismic assessments  
  • Support the completion of temporary support-of-excavation designs, including for basements, shafts, and cut-and-cover tunnels/subway stations    
  • Conduct preliminary ground movement predictions, hydrogeological impact and building damage assessments    
  • Collaborate in multidisciplinary teams (e.g. structural, civil, bridges & civil structures) to designs for subsurface elements  
  • Observe the installation of subsurface elements during construction     

Qualifications     Required:    

  • Pursuing Bachelor of Science in Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering/Engineering Geology or Civil Engineering with a focus in Geotechnical Engineering    
  • 3.0 GPA or higher    
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills essential for team-based working    
  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment    
  • Highly motivated, proactive, and willing to take on new challenges    
  • Able 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    
  • Proficient in developing code or developing analysis tools (e.g. MatLab, Excel, MathCAD etc.)    


  • Pursuing Master's or PhD preferred in Geotechnical Engineering or Geological Engineering    
  • 3.5 GPA or higher    
  • EIT/FE or GIT/PG desired    
  • Advanced courses in foundations, soil mechanics, and rock mechanics    
  • Knowledge of finite element analysis software (e.g. Plaxis, LSDyna, FLAC, MIDAS etc.)     
  • Practice in slope stability analysis software (SlopeW, Slide, UTexas, etc.)    
  • Exposure and interest in programming (Python, Visual Basic, Rhino, Leapfrog, etc.)    
  • Knowledge of common types of shallow and deep foundation and retaining structures, including installation methodology.  
  • Knowledge in geological and geotechnical interpretation with understanding of geological origin and process   
  • Interest in the field of underground engineering     
  • Active in engineering community through professional societies     
  • Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field       

Notable Projects    For over seven decades Arup has been at the forefront of the most ambitious and innovative design and engineering. From concert halls to national stadiums, renewable energy to driverless cars, we continue to add to that history every day. In addition to a wide variety of smaller projects, notable major projects delivered by our Geotechnical discipline include:   

  • 2nd Avenue Subway, New York    
  • Salesforce Tower, San Francisco    
  • Kensico Eastview Connection Tunnel, New York    
  • Edmonton LRT, Canada  
  • JFK Terminal 4 Expansion, NY      
  • BART to Silicon Valley Tunnels and Trackwork, San Jose   
  • Mexico City Airport, Mexico   
  • Gerald Desmond Bridge, Long Beach   
  • Metrolinx Finch West Light Rail Transit, Toronto  

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 [email protected]   

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