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Arup Plumbing Engineer (Available 2023) in New York, New York

Plumbing Engineer (Available 2023)


Americas Region

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Join us to Shape a better world!

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, advisors and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigor to shape a better world

Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Design of Plumbing and Fire Protection systems within the built environment, with an emphasis on sustainable design

  • Support designing plumbing systems such as domestic water, sanitary/vent, and storm systems.

  • Support designing fire protection systems fire sprinkler and standpipe systems.

  • Collaborate with clients, architects, engineers, and consultants to develop integrated solutions for complex buildings

  • Undertaking and documenting engineering analysis work, including code research, load calculations, and equipment sizing, in a clear manner.

  • Document system design in Revit MEP

  • Communicate technical ideas to a broad range of audiences using various formats, including presentations and workshops

  • Write reports documenting calculation methods and results, design assumptions, and other technical information

  • The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills required for our changing environment

  • Influence with design on sustainable outcome for our clients to align with Arup sustainability commitment.

  • Assisting in construction administration activities such as site visits and submittal reviews.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, architectural, civil, or environmental engineering.

  • Shown interest in the built environment and sustainable development

  • Ability to collaborate with clients

  • Good time management habits, ability to multi-task, ability to sustain focus on long tasks

  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way

  • Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, teamwork, creativity

  • Ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills required for our changing environment

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills needed for team-based working

  • Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels

  • Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future.


  • Professional work experience in designing plumbing and fire protection systems

  • EIT/ FE certification

  • Membership in ASPE, ASSE, ASHRAE, NFPA, or SFPE.

  • Courses in sustainability or USGBC participation

  • Revit or 3D modeling experience

  • Shown ability to perform in a paid work environment with intermittent supervision

  • Past history of technical presentations and technical writing

  • Computer programming languages (e.g., Dynamo, Python, Grasshopper)

Notable Projects

For over seven decades Arup has been at the forefront of the most ambitious and innovative design and engineering. From concert halls to national stadiums, renewable energy to driverless cars, we continue to add to that history every day. Notable projects from our plumbing team include:

  • Commonspirit McNair Medical Tower

  • Google Spruce Goose

  • California Academy of Sciences

NYC Hiring Range - The good faith base salary hiring range for this job if performed in New York City is $71,000 to $81,000 per year. Benefits are not included in the base salary. Please note hiring ranges for candidates performing work outside of NYC will differ.

Benefits that Work  - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future. 

*Flexible Working * - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.

Arup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at .


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