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Lead Rail Consultant


At Arup, our fresh spirit compels us to express our creativity in unique ways — engineering, planning, designing, and consulting on many of the most renowned projects in the built environment. We aim to support technical excellence, progress, and value to clients, while maintaining our core mission of shaping a better world. We opened its first office over 70 years ago and now employs 14,000 people globally. Since its founding in 1946, members of Arup have developed transformative ways of working. Our work is focused on ambitiously reimagining a sustainable and resilient future for cities. Arup is rising to these new challenges: by bringing together broad-minded individuals from multiple disciplines, investing in research, creating better solutions for clients and the world.

Arup's Houston office is looking for a Lead Rail Consultant and Business Development Manager. You will undertake and supporting business development activities in rail engineering services in particular and Infrastructure engineering in general in Texas, the adjoining states and select areas of Central and South America on behalf of the Arup Infrastructure sector.

Job Duties:

  • Refine and perform a rail consulting and project based our strategy for the US south west building on the Americas Infrastructure region rail our strategy.

  • Develop rail engineering capability statements and marketing material as may be necessary to support the agreed strategy.

  • Undertake business development activities (develop industry and collaborator contacts and encourage forums) to support the agreed strategy of both the Arup rail and wider infrastructure businesses.

  • Attend meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs to tailor Arup commercial proposals.

  • Lead the Houston rail engineering team

  • Coordinate with other rail and Infrastructure engineers in Arup

  • Attend construction site and offshore sites related to project and consultancy commission.

  • Coordinate of work with project drafting staff.

  • Management of work within agreed project target man-hours and expenses.


  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Engineering

  • Masters of Business Administration would be an advantage

  • 15 years engineering post graduate experience with at least 10 years' experience in rail engineering.

  • Licenses/Certifications/Specialized Training:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to work as part of a team, lead staff and engage with clients.

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

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Arup offers an excellent benefits package including healthcare, 401k match of 10%, Paid Time Off (PTO) and bonus compensation in the form of Profit Share.

Job Number: HOU000054
Category: Rail
Location: Houston, Texas
Date Posted: Feb. 14, 2020