U.P. Engineers & Architects has delivered professional services to the Upper Great Lakes Region for more than 60 years. We currently have several open positions. Joining the 十大娱乐平台排行榜 team is an exciting career opportunity for committed professionals who are proactive leaders with a desire to advance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits based on experience. 十大娱乐平台排行榜 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and always looking for talented individuals.


In addition to having a robust career, working for 十大娱乐平台排行榜 creates the opportunity to live in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Outdoor recreation opportunities and the ability to experience nature during all four seasons keep many people engaged for a lifetime. And an active cultural and artistic community provides diversity and ample avenues for other forms of activities and expression. Perhaps what sets the Upper Peninsula apart from other areas of the country is the unique blend of a mild northern climate, an economy that has proven itself to be sustainable and living among people who stay in the region for a single reason: they enjoy living here.

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U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc.
Human Resources Director
100 Portage Street
Houghton, MI 49931

Career Opportunities

(within any of our five offices)

Senior Environmental Engineer Project Manager: P.E. and strong PM experience required. This position offers a variety of opportunities for environmental professionals with a varied skill set: Regulatory Compliance reporting, Industrial Storm water permitting, Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure, Storage Tanks (AST, UST), Solid Waste Reporting, property acquisition due diligence, Brownfield Redevelopment - 381 Plan, TIFA Plan, state and federal funding programs, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Studies (RI/FS), Remedial Action Plans with soil and groundwater remediation experience, Michigan Type I & Type II water well construction and permitting, hydrogeologic investigations, Aquifer Pump testing, Slug testing, groundwater exploration methods, Geologic Map interpretation, environmental sample collection and evaluation vis-a-vis state and federal criteria, knowledge of environmental and geotechnical drilling and other investigation techniques, wetlands capabilities-delineation, mitigation, indoor air quality testing (mold and other contaminants), Air Permit to Install familiarity. Other areas of knowledge and experience: Solid Waste management and permitting, Solid Waste Hydrogeological Monitoring plans, contaminated site investigation & closure.


Senior Civil Engineer: P.E. required. USDA/RD experience in Wisconsin and/or Michigan a plus. Excellent opportunity for advancement.


Civil Engineer Project Manager: License Civil Engineer with 4 plus years’ experience with focus on structural engineering and/or project management is a plus. A quality background in bridge design and/or construction projects is essential. This position will require management of multiple concurrent design and/or construction projects, as well as perform everyday project design duties including bridge design, building design, culvert design, retaining wall design, and river hydraulic analysis. Must be able to perform moderately complex to complex engineering calculations independently or possess the ability to quickly learn.


Civil Engineer/Technician (Construction and Transportation): Duties include construction inspection, materials testing, and construction administration in the spring, summer, and fall, and design work/construction administration in the winter. Construction projects include bridge replacement projects, bridge rehabilitations, roadway reconstruction, road paving, culvert replacements, and commercial buildings, and the duties include completion of Inspector’s Daily Reports, measuring as-built project pay-items, performing in-plant asphalt sample testing, on-grade material tests, concrete testing, and management of the paperwork deliverables required of the Contractor. Design projects include road, bridge, and culvert projects and the duties include plan development, project estimating, and permit applications. This position is available for an Entry-Level Engineer, experienced Engineer, Professional Engineer, or experienced Engineering Technician. 十大娱乐平台排行榜 will provide the training required to obtain all required certifications.


Civil Designer: Primarily focused on the design of municipal water and wastewater systems using Civil 3D. The successful candidate will take surveyors’ data and create base maps; create surfaces and edit them; create pipe networks; and water and sewer plans. The candidate must be able to use all the parts of the corridor package to create road plans. A few of those parts are creating alignments, profiles, sections and assemblies. The successful candidate will also be able to do grading and volume calculations. In addition, the successful candidate will have five-plus years of experience and be efficient with Word and Excel. Knowledge of GIS is a benefit.


CAD Designer (Architectural and Electrical): Seeking a skilled CAD Designer with experience with the knowledge of drafting, rendering and familiarity with AutoCAD and Revit. The candidate will be responsible for generating and revising detailed 2D and 3D designs using computer-aided design software. This person will maintain communication with project management, architects and electrical engineers to create models, design drawings and specifications for repairs, modifications, rehabilitations and additions to existing buildings and other structures.


Structural Engineer: 3-5 years of relevant experience. The individual should possess a strong practical technical knowledge and shall be capable of performing duties independently.

Description: Direct CAD designers in the production of structural construction documents for small to moderately sized projects; Research product selection and materials for use on projects; Layout structural framing systems and detail connections; Develop design criteria and perform structural analysis of new design and existing structures; Collaborate on projects with in-house Engineers/Architects/Designers and Clients; Prepare design calculations for small to medium span bridge replacement projects; Perform load rating analysis of existing structures for repairs/retrofits in a manufacturing and/or commercial building environment; Review and respond to RFI’s, submittals and other construction related documents; Author technical reports and project correspondence.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering with 3-5 years relevant experience desirable; Must be knowledgeable and experienced in the application of structural engineering principles in the design of buildings – including building materials, systems and/or bridge design experience; Experience with structural engineering software including AutoCAD, Revit STAAD.PRO, Ram Structural System and/or Risa 3d; Must have a good understanding of construction documents, including both drawings and technical specifications; Willing to adapt to different project types and tasks on a daily basis; Able to perform visual observations and use precision instruments.


Electrical Engineer: U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc. has an immediate opening for an initiative-taking electrical engineer that is seeking vertical growth within their career. We currently have a solid backlog of projects, an excellent staff of design and construction engineers, and a reputation for providing outstanding services to our clients.

Responsibilities: Produce construction documents for building power distribution, lighting design, fire alarm, and technology/ low voltage systems under the supervision of senior engineers. Produce construction document design packages, including floor plans, schedules, details, and specifications under the supervision of senior engineers. Conduct site survey for existing conditions as needed, ability to travel infrequently (fewer than 4 weeks/year typically). Work cooperatively with other engineers, project managers, and designers. Develop and promote a positive internal work environment that takes immense pride in delivering outstanding electrical services to our clients.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Works well in design teams and coordinating with other disciplines. Has 1-5years of electrical building design experience.

Strongly Preferred: Familiar with National Electrical Codes, energy codes (ASHRAE, IECC). Familiar with building power distribution, lighting design, fire alarm, and technology/low voltage systems. Knows Revit and Autodesk suites. Engineer In Training (E.I.T.) or P.E.


Mechanical Engineer: P.E. required. Work includes: create efficient HVAC designs including ductwork, piping and equipment sizing and selection; develop specifications, working drawings and other related documents for commercial, governmental, residential and institutional clients; perform design calculations and equipment selection and layout of HVAC systems and equipment such as heat, gas, hot water, chilled water and central plants; perform heating and cooling load calculations utilizing standard industry software; communicate regularly with project managers and other members of the project team; perform construction administration; supervise or coordinate the work of designers and technicians.


Construction Observer/Technician: Seeking a motivated, organized person to fill an opening as a Construction Observer/Technician, with five or more years of experience. The successful candidate will have previous experience with construction oversite of underground utilities, such as water treatment facilities, water main, wastewater treatment facilities, sanitary sewer main and stormwater systems and/or MDOT highway reconstruction oversight experience.
The candidate must have experience with reading and interpreting plans and specifications, communicating and coordinating with contractors on site, preparing daily observation reports, tracking contractor’s daily bid item quantities installed, and working independently on construction site.
It will be a plus if candidate has or is able to obtain the following Certifications:

  • > MDOT Density Technology
  • > MDOT Paving Operations
  • > MDOT Certified Aggregate Technician – Level 1
  • > ACI/MCA Concrete Field Technician
  • > Troxler Certification


Surveyor: 2 plus years of experience, responsible for performing topographic, boundary, hydrographic and construction layout. A four-year degree in Land Surveying and the ability to become a Professional Surveyor in Michigan is required. Must be proficient in GPS Systems, Total Robotic Stations and Data Collectors. Must know and use CAD software. Must understand budgets and deadlines. Strong communication skills are critical. Experience with MDOT/WisDOT projects is a plus.