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Facades Engineer


At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways — engineering, planning, designing, and consulting on many of the most renowned projects in the built environment. We aim to deliver technical excellence, innovation, and value to clients, while maintaining our core mission of shaping a better world. The firm opened its first office over 70 years ago and now employs over 15,000 people globally.  Since its founding in 1946, members of Arup have developed transformative ways of working. Adapting to the ever changing environment, our work is focused on ambitiously reimagining a sustainable and resilient future for the built environment. Arup is rising to these new challenges: by bringing together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines, investing in research, innovating and creating better solutions for clients and the wider world. 


Arup's San Francisco Office is seeking a Façade Engineer to join our growing facades team.

In this role, you will be responsible for:
  • Coordinating with multiple disciplines and working in conjunction with project managers to help complete assigned tasks and advance a holistic design outcome

  • Writing reports for internal and external audiences based on findings

  • Presenting technical material in traditional and innovative ways for review by technical and non-technical audiences

  • Understanding trends and best practices in the facades and glass industry

  • Assisting senior staff with day to day management of façade projects

  • Overseeing junior staff on a variety of project related tasks

  • Carrying out project related analysis and design

  • Participating in local professional associations

The Qualified Professional will have:
  • Bachelor's degree in architecture/engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in facades fundamentals  
  • The ability to work under pressure, prioritize effectively, manage deadlines and exceptional organization skills required for our rapidly changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
  • Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels

Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless.


Arup offers an outstanding benefits package including healthcare, 401k match, time off and profit share. Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Job Number: SAN0000H4
Category: Façade Engineering
Location: San Francisco, California
Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2020