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Electrical Engineer

Company: Arup
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways developing many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of over 15,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best engineers to meet our clients’ needs.


We are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to work as part of a design team on a variety of projects in our San Francisco office. Our teams work on projects like data centers, healthcare, commercial, and renewables like micro-grid and 0 emission vehicle infrastructure. We've aligned ourselves with the UN SDGs and are looking for those who are passionate about creating more sustainable solutions.


Job responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

  • Work under nominal supervision taking ownership for definable parts of the project
  • Undertake electrical systems design, predominantly for building projects, including power systems, lighting, fire alarm and other signal systems
  • Design and calculations for lighting systems and associated controls
  • Prepare and review drawings detailing the design
  • Incorporate sustainable design methods in buildings
  • Create/prepare reports
  • Coordinate work with Clients and Engineers of other disciplines
  • Attend meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs and discuss design issues with them



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Architectural Engineering with a sound knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals as they relate to building systems
  • At least 2 years related experience
  • Proficient in Revit, AGI32, SKM, or other technical software
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas an advantage: higher education, high-rise commercial, laboratories, data centers, hospitality/hotel, aviation, or healthcare
  • Experience working on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Proficient with applying National Electrical Code, and local Energy Codes to design process
  • EIT/FE and pursuing PE licensure


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
  • Strong interest in other design disciplines, eager to learn about the interactions between them in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills are required for our constantly evolving environment
  • Must be highly motivated, proactive, and willing to take on new challenges


We are 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
  • 401(k) - 10% matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional Membership and Certification reimbursement
  • Short Term and Long-Term Assignment Career Opportunities around the Globe


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.

Keywords: Arup, San Francisco , Electrical Engineer, Other , San Francisco, California

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