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Senior Commissioning Engineer


Arup is a 15,000-person strong, global conglomerate of designers, engineers, planners and consultants, who regularly come together to devise solutions that benefit not just our clients, but also the world. Arup's culture looks a lot like the future: globally-linked, locally-focused, and radically innovative. We are searching for those rare individuals who are as smart and idealistic as they are results-oriented. If this sounds like you, please read on.

Our San Francisco office is looking to add a Senior Commissioning Engineer to our multi-disciplinary team. Our commissioning team works on a wide range of high-profile projects and has continued to see a strong pipeline of work. You would be supported by our strong Sustainability group to help achieve sustainable quality outcomes.


  • Lead and continue to develop the commissioning group of Arup San Francisco with support from our regional and global teams
  • Lead and mentor our junior staff on a variety of projects such as healthcare, large technology company campuses, data centers, and aviation
  • Coordinating with multiple disciplines and working in conjunction with project managers to help complete work you're doing
  • Writing reports for internal and external purposes based on findings
  • Assist with business development efforts by strengthening current client relationships
  • Presenting technical material in traditional and innovative ways for review by technical and non-technical audiences
  • Understanding trends and standard methodologies in commissioning, monitoring based commissioning and retro-commissioning
  • Participating in local Professional Associations


  • Bachelor's Degree in Controls, Mechanical, Electrical or Architectural Engineering
  • 6 or more years of experience in commissioning for new construction projects
  • The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and outstanding organization skills are required for our constantly evolving environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills crucial for team-based working
  • Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels

Preferred Qualifications

  • LEED AP and other LEED accreditations
  • PE License in mechanical engineering
  • Sustainability and modeling experience
  • Industry recognized certifications such as CCP, CMVP, CEM
  • Experience using Facility Grid, CxAlloy, or similar commissioning-based software 


Arup is an employee-owned company that offers an excellent benefits package. 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)
  • 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 grow. EOE including disability/veteran.

Job Number: SAN0000J8
Category: Commissioning
Location: San Francisco, California
Date Posted: Nov. 30, 2020