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Graduate Cost Consultant


Graduate Cost Consultant 

Start Here, Go Anywhere! Are you looking for an opportunity to shape a better world?

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.

Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:

• Preparing and maintaining project design and construction schedules using a variety of scheduling software e.g. Primavera, MS Project plus interfaces with associated software e.g. @Risk, HCSS.
• Working with a team of professional estimators to extract cost, labor, material and other resources to load into schedules.
• Understanding the estimates that form the basis of the work being scheduled.
• Presenting simplified, easy to visualize schedule roll ups for high level management reporting.
• Performing quantity take-offs.
• Developing high-level and detailed construction cost estimates.



• Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or Engineering
• 3.0 GPA or higher
• Coursework in engineering, economics, business and/or applied math/sciences
• Knowledge of CAD Software and MS Office suite
• Must not require sponsorship, now or in the future to be considered for this role


• Master's Degree in Construction Management or Engineering
• Coursework in construction economics or construction management
• FE/EIT Certification, CCT/CST, LEED
• Knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroStation, Revit, Rhino, Primavera 6, Excel Financial Modeling techniques, VBA. Programming languages also a plus.
• Internship experience with a contractor, design firm, or cost consulting firm. Relevant experience across a variety of project types in both infrastructure and buildings e.g. rail, bridges, tunnels, large office/mixed use etc.

Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects across our industry. We offer a broad range of professional services to clients around the world that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

Notable Projects

• San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters
• Concord Naval Weapons Station Reuse
• Salesforce Transit Center
• UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay
• San Francisco General Hospital
• San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
• Stanford Graduate School of Business
• High Roller Observation Wheel


Upon joining Arup your journey is likely to be varied and rewarding, giving you the opportunity to make a positive difference in the world. 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) - with a dollar for dollar company match up to 10%
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Tuition reimbursement
• 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 thrive.

Job Number: SAN0000HV
Category: Cost Consulting
Location: San Francisco, California
Date Posted: Feb. 14, 2020