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Senior Mechanical Engineer


Arup is a 15,000-person strong, privately held global firm of designers, engineers, planners and consultants, who 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 individuals who share our culture that are as idealistic as they are ambitious. If this sounds like you, please read on.

Our Boston office is looking to add a Senior Mechanical Engineer to our multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for an exceptional candidate who can grow into a leadership role. We unite a global network of inventive and highly skilled building engineers and design specialists. Together, we are best known for helping to shape ambitious buildings. But while our most recognizable work is in complex, groundbreaking structures, many of which Arup's input made possible, it is better building performance that drives us.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mechanical engineering project team leadership from conceptual design through construction administration  
  • Supervising, mentoring and training of junior staff on a variety of projects such as Commercial, Academic, Hospitals, and Laboratories
  • Coordinating with multiple disciplines and acting as project manager to ensure projects are delivered within budget and schedule
  • Business development and proposal preparation in conjunction with the senior leadership of the office
  • Writing reports for internal and external purposes based on findings
  • Presenting technical material in traditional and innovative ways for review by technical and non-technical audiences
  • Understanding trends and standard methodologies in the markets in which we work
  • Participating in local Professional Associations
  • Responsible for quality standards, commercial metrics, and client relations for projects
  • Teaching teams to connect their solutions to bigger picture issues
  • Delivering timely feedback and recognition to others


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering
  • 8 or more years of professional experience designing building HVAC systems, including airside and hydronic system components
  • Professional Engineering License in US 
  • Engineering analysis and energy modeling experience including whole building energy analysis, façade thermal analysis, and airflow modeling
  • The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills required for our constantly evolving environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
  • Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering
  • LEED Accreditation or WELL Certification
  • Experience with Revit


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: BOS00006T
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Date Posted: Feb. 26, 2021