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Arup Careers and Employment

About us
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world.

At Arup you'll find
 – more... a community of talented people, who know their best work is always ahead of them. Our independent mindedness began with our founder, the engineer and philosopher Ove Arup.

Today our independence is expressed in our willingness to move beyond the tried and tested. It's how we shape a better world.
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What is it like to work at Arup?

4.0
Work/Life Balance
3.9
Compensation/Benefits
3.9
Job Security/Advancement
3.8
Management
4.1
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Arup?

Picture of Alan Belfield, CEO of Arup
92%
of employees approve of Alan Belfield’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 52 ratings
4.0
This is the place to wear many hats. Good thing the crew is very supportive.
Written by Cisco Unified Communications Subject Matter Expert (Former Employee) from New York, NY on September 9, 2019
At ARUP you will work on many things on a daily basis as the US region was slightly understaffed.
There is a relatively short management chain so communication is never stunted.

While challenging, the autonomy of my role gave me the flexibility to create in an unbridled fashion.
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What do employees at Arup say about culture and work-life balance?

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4.0
Cool projects, big growth potential, management is not transparent
Written by Engineer (Former Employee) from Los Angeles, CA on April 15, 2019
I typically spent my day at the computer working on building system design drawings. I also completed calculations, coordinated with architects and other project consultants, also answered RFIs and submittals, and occasionally visited project sites. Most of my time was spent at a desk at the computer.
I learned a lot working at Arup, I started as a
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Pros
Cool projects, opportunity for growth, lots of free lunches, good benefits (great 401k contribution)
Cons
Stressful deadlines, overtime, management prioritizes business over people
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What did candidates say about the interview at Arup?

Interview experience
Based on 12 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 12 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 10 interviews
About two weeks
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