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Arup Senior Electrical Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Senior Electrical Engineer

Americas Region

Apr 27, 2021 Post Date

Arup is a 15,000-person strong, global firm 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.

Our Seattle office is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary team. At Arup, we use the latest design technologies and analytic methods to deliver projects which make a real impact. Sustainability, carbon reduction, and resilience are at the core of what we do. We are looking for a skilled Electrical Engineer who is looking to provide designs for a wide range of projects including labs, higher education, commercial, healthcare, and distributed energy systems.


  • Lead medium to large-scale complex projects (commercial, healthcare, higher-education, and laboratories)

  • Gain experience working on diverse projects across all of our major business sectors including property, healthcare, science and industry, and energy

  • Mentor junior staff and collaborate with outstanding multi-disciplinary teams maximizing our experience at the local, regional, and global levels

  • Work directly with our clients and handle key relationships

  • Design electrical systems for commercial building projects, including power systems, lighting, and fire alarm

  • Design and perform calculations for lighting systems and associated controls

  • Prepare and review drawings and specifications

  • Coordinate with multiple disciplines

  • Work with project managers to deliver quality work within commercial metrics

  • Produce work and reports for internal and external purposes

  • Present technical material for review by technical and non-technical audiences

  • Understand trends and standard methodologies in electrical engineering.

  • Participate in local industry Professional Associations

  • Connect solutions/ideas to bigger picture project goals

  • Deliver timely feedback and recognition to others


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Architectural Engineering

  • 6 or more years of experience designing electrical systems for buildings

  • Ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills are 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

  • Experience with 3D BIM software - Revit MEP

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with design and analysis of renewable and distributed energy systems

  • Professional Engineering License in US

  • LEED accreditation

  • Experience with power system modeling using SKM

  • Project management experience


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.

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