AECOM Mechanical Engineer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Mechanical Engineer

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Mechanical Engineer - will support major design and construction projects including performing mechanical engineering analysis and design, establishing project design requirements, design criteria, and estimating assumptions, directing design consultants, supporting construction and commissioning efforts, interfacing with clients customers, consultants, and construction firms.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for the preparation and review of mechanical design calculations, drawings, specifications, and tender documents for the design projects.

  • Responsible for the participation in the progress and coordination meetings of the design projects and the preparation of the meeting records.

  • Liaison and coordination with all applicable Local Authority Departments to obtain approval on design projects.

  • Review of works produced by the mechanical engineers and the necessary coordination with other AECOM Middle East discipline Engineers as applicable for the continuity of the design projects.

  • Responsible for the design review of the mechanical services.

  • Provide and coordinate mechanical design output and assist the Associate Director

  • Develops probable construction cost estimates for projects within the department.

  • Prepares complex design computations in quantity estimates. May serve as an on-sight project representative.

  • Recommends appropriate actions to ensure compliance with all local regulations.

  • Significant-level exercise of judgement is required on details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptions of engineering alternatives.

  • Preparing technical proposals and reports

Minimum Requirements

Specific Skills Required

  • Strong mechanical design experience related to HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection

  • Ability to manage budgets.

  • Software knowledge in AutoCAD, MicroSoft Office etc.

  • Should be proficient in equipment selection and the design of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and control systems.

  • Independently applies advanced engineering and analyses for problems and methods.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes)

  • Must be pro-active, adaptable and able to motivate team members.

  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to lead a team and communicate and interact with other disciplines.

  • Must be a self-starter and possess leadership qualities.

  • Able to set priorities and meeting critical time deadlines.

  • Able to interface with both clients and other inter-office discipline at a senior level


  • 4 -8 years’ experience in mechanical design systems on large scale building developments with a focus on retail, mixed use and hospitality developments.

Preferred Qualifications


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BEng or BSc)

  • Professional Engineer (PE)/ ISPE member / other suitable accreditation desired.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 165448BR