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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer (Various US Locations)


Graduate Geotechnical Engineers 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 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 Geotechnical Engineer for 2017. As a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer, you will learn and apply the following:

• Carry out part time site supervision of ground investigation
• Prepare laboratory test schedules
• Use the GINT ground investigation database system
• Interpret ground conditions and understand their impact on design and construction
• Prepare shallow and piled foundation designs, slope stability calculations and seismic assessments
• Carry out temporary support of excavation designs, for tunnel shafts and cut and cover tunnels/subway stations
• Conduct preliminary ground movement predictions and building damage assessments
• Work alongside our structural and bridge engineers to develop foundation and deep excavation designs
• Prepare desk study reports on sites due for development


• Master's of Science or Master's of Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering
• 3.0 GPA or higher
• Sound knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals, soil and rock mechanics
• Professional demeanor
• Good communication skills essential for team-based working
• Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment
• Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges


• EIT/FE desired
• Evidence of past internship or extracurricular activity in the field
• Proven ability to perform in a deadline environment
• Past history of technical presentations and technical writing
• Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field

Graduates become an essential part of the delivery team. In addition, we would provide you with excellent benefits, extensive training programs, and career mobility options.

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Number: UNI00001X
Category: Geotechnical
United States

Date Posted: Aug. 18, 2016
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