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Graduate Structural Risk & Resilience Engineer (Available 2024)

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19d ago

💼 Graduate Job

San Francisco

🤑 $74K - $81K

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor’s degree in Structural/Civil Engineering, basic programming skills, statistical knowledge, interest in risk/resilience. Advanced degrees, 3.0 GPA, hazard expertise, risk modeling, and software proficiency are preferred.
  • You will conduct risk assessments, structural analysis, and develop resilience strategies for building and infrastructure projects. Automate risk models and support project deliverables.

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EngineeringSan Francisco


  • We’re looking for graduates who are curious and ready to evolve how you think and work.  Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. If you can share your knowledge and ideas and encourage others to do the same; whilst having a desire to deliver excellent services for clients – we’d like to hear from you.


  • Minimum of a 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering. A MS or PhD in engineering, science, or risk management is desirable but not required.
  • Basic understanding of computer programming/coding to enable engineering risk calculations and results postprocessing / visualization.
  • Understanding of basic concepts on statistics and probability.
  • Interest in understanding risk and improving the resilience of assets in the built environment considering different hazards.
  • Preferred:
  • Familiarity with structural engineering concepts and structural analysis under extreme loading such as earthquake/wind.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Familiarity with probabilistic risk modeling concept and methodologies such as FEMA P-58 and HAZUS, or similar.
  • Proficiency in computer programming.
  • Subject matter expertise with one or more hazards such as earthquake, wind, landslides, etc.
  • Understanding of factors which influence the resilience of buildings and other physical infrastructure, organizations, and communities.
  • Understanding of multi-hazard qualitative and quantitative risk assessment methods and models.
  • Understanding of vulnerability and risk assessment methods for utility and transit networks.
  • Application of performance-based engineering and simulation software.
  • Familiarity with GIS tools, e.g., ArcGIS.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative risk assessments for multiple hazards including earthquakes and wind, among others.
  • Undertake linear and nonlinear structural analysis.
  • Perform vulnerability, damage, and risk assessments of assets using advanced simulation methods (e.g., Monte Carlo simulation) and first-principles of engineering calculations considering different types of hazards and assets.
  • Support the development of risk mitigation and resilience strategies for building and infrastructure projects and portfolios, corporations/institutions, and cities/communities.
  • Develop resilience-based designs for new and existing buildings.
  • Employ and develop automation scripts for risk models and other daily tasks.
  • Support the development of project deliverables including reporting, enabling a digital platform, and giving presentations.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Francisco


74000 - 81000 USD


  • 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.