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Graduate Facades Engineer (Various US Locations)


Graduate Facade Positions available in 2017
Start your career at Arup, listed in Engineering News Record as one of the top “Best Green Design Firms”, “Top Global Design Firms”, and featured on Fortune Magazine’s “Change the World” list of companies that are making the world a better place.
Arup is an independent engineering and consulting firm of 13,000 people in 92 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 Street Transit Center in NYC, California High-Speed Rail, 2015 Pan Am Games stadiums in Toronto, 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.
We are seeking Graduate Facades Engineers for 2016. As a Graduate Facades Engineer, you will learn and apply the following:
• Give structure to facades concepts / ideas – sketching, reports, sketchbooks, spreadsheets and analyses for discussion with Architects and clients
• Engage teams of architects and engineers focused on the 3D modeling (geometrical and detailing) of complex facades;
• Carry out structural, thermal and energy modeling of building enclosure details and systems;
• Utilize advanced analysis programs and techniques (CFD, finite element and microclimate) to understand building envelope physics and façade design;
• Undertake engineering façade calculations with various materials, including structural glass, aluminum, stainless steel, wood, stone and precast concrete
• Produce details and drawings using various 2D and 3D CAD and graphics packages;
• Perform technical reviews of shop drawings and construction administration submittals to ensure air, water, thermal, seismic, acoustic and structural performance
• Interpret specifications and design documents and write reports summarizing conditions
• Carry out mock-up, factory and field inspections and investigations
• Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Architecture or related Science discipline
• 3.0 GPA or higher
• Core interest in the façade industry with emphasis on detailing and engineering
• Good communication skills essential for team-based working
• Good time management habits, ability to multi-task, ability to sustain focus on long tasks
• Good sketching skills and an ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way
• Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment
• Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges.
• Master’s or PhD degree with emphasis on architecture and engineering
• Coursework in façade engineering / building envelope physics / energy/thermal modeling skills
• Structural software skills, AutoCad skills, 3D modeling skills (Rhino, SketchUp, etc.)
• Internship experience with a design firm
• FE/EIT certification
• Membership in ASHRAE, ASME, ASCE or Society of Facade Engineering
• Proven ability to perform in a deadline environment and in a paid work environment with intermittent supervision
• Past history of technical presentations and technical writing
Graduates become an essential part of the delivery team. In addition, we will provide you with excellent benefits, extensive training programs, and career mobility options.
Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Job Number: UNI00001O
Category: Façade Engineer
United States

Date Posted: Aug. 18, 2016
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