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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

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Arup Group Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 5 months ago

Graduate Geotechnical Engineer - Available 2019

Start Here, Go Anywhere! Are you looking for an opportunity to shape a better world?

During your career at Arup, you'll have the chance to engage in a fulfilling career and work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You'll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.

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

  • Carry out part time site supervision of ground investigation

  • Prepare laboratory test schedules

  • Use the GINT ground investigation database system

  • Interpret ground conditions and understand their impact on design and construction

  • Prepare shallow and piled foundation designs, slope stability calculations and seismic assessments

  • Carry out temporary support of excavation designs, for tunnel shafts and cut and cover tunnels/subway stations

  • Conduct preliminary ground movement predictions and building damage assessments

  • Work alongside our structural and bridge engineers to develop foundation and deep excavation designs

  • Prepare desk study reports on sites due for development



  • Master's of Science or Master's of Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Sound knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals, soil and rock mechanics

Professional demeanor

  • Good communication skills essential for team-based working

  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment

  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges


  • 3.5 GPA or higher

  • EIT/FE desired

  • Evidence of past internship or extracurricular activity in the field

  • Proven ability to perform in a deadline environment

  • Past history of technical presentations and technical writing

  • Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field

Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects across our industry. We offer a broad range of professional services to clients around the world that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

Notable Projects

  • Delta Sky Way at LAX

  • USC Village

  • LA Memorial Coliseum

  • The Broad Museum

  • LACMTA Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor


Upon joining Arup your journey is likely to be varied and rewarding, giving you the opportunity to make a positive difference in the world. 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)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Professional Membership and Certification reimbursement

  • Short Term and Long Term Assignment Career Opportunities around the Globe

Arup will be moving to downtown Los Angeles' newest skyscraper: Wilshire Grand Center.

Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.


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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

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Arup Group