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Technology Consultant


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 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 cities. 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.

We are currently seeking a Technology Consultant in our San Francisco office to work as part of a multidisciplinary team engaged in the design of IT and Communication systems for buildings and infrastructure projects.


  • Apply technology to the built environment, including design of communication infrastructure systems, structured cabling systems, wireless data networks, audiovisual systems, smart building systems, IoT, CCTV, access control.

  • Work collaboratively with our team in SF and other Arup offices and manage the low voltage systems efforts within projects

  • Be an active team member in the successful delivery of technology infrastructure and systems for commercial, government, healthcare and aviation projects.  

  • Engage in systems planning from project inception through completion, including writing reports

  • Document systems design drawings including plans, details, and specifications.

  • Perform system design calculations

  • Day to day self-management

  • Work with the leadership team to prepare proposals

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a technical field

  • 2-6 years of relevant experience in the industry

  • A sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals as they relate to building technology system design.

  • Full project delivery, including narrative design briefs / programs; studies; sketches; decision matrices; 3D design and BIM model work; contract 2D drawing packages; specifications; and CA work

  • Excellent interpersonal skills will be needed to develop and maintain effective relationships with clients, architects, engineers, contractors, and other team members

  • Familiar working with Microsoft Office products and Autodesk's Revit

  • Self-motivated with excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment, taking a proactive approach and willing learn new technologies and engage with new challenges

  • Experience across a range of project types: high rise commercial, healthcare, post-secondary education, convention centers, airports, etc.

  • Knowledge some of the following fields are a differentiator: BMS, lighting, smart buildings, DAS. security, and AV.


The following certifications are a plus:

  • RCDD Certification

  • CCNA

  • CTS

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: SAN0000FQ
Category: Information Technology
Location: San Francisco, California
Date Posted: None