AECOM Mechanical Engineer in Alice Springs, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152192BR

Position Title Mechanical Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Government

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Australian Capital Territory

City Alice Springs

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at ;

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM has opportunities for Mechanical Engineers supporting our program in Alice Springs, Australia. The selected candidate independently evaluates, selects and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Performs responsible and varied engineering assignments requiring general familiarity with a broad field of engineering and knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines. Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works. Solves problems by use of combination of standard procedures, modifications of same or methods developed in previous assignments. Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position. Receives general instructions on specific assignment objectives, complex features, and possible solutions. Assistance is provided on unusual problems and work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. Broad exposure to different types of projects including some experience across different business lines. This position requires proof of US Citizenship and a current TS/SCI Clearance and CI polygraph.


  • Engineer will develop/design solutions for a variety of technical problems of moderate to extreme scope and complexity across the mechanical engineering discipline.

  • Familiarity with REVIT 2014 and AutoCAD 2014 desirable.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, as this individual will be working with bother internal and external clients.

  • The focus of this position is largely on the peer review of department drawings developed by other firms. When performing reviews the response must be technically and grammatically correct to ensure the professional quality of the response.

  • The role is inclusive of HVAC/ hydronic and data center design, and will be supporting a number of different project types on DoD facility.

  • The applicant shall have an understanding of typical codes such as UMC, IMC, and UFC.

  • Familiarity with Design Build delivery / other alternate delivery methods and DoD facilities with housing, dining facilities.

This is a sourcing requisition for future hiring needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • TS/SCI clearance w/CI poly

  • 7+ years of direct experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Familiarity with UMC, IMC, ASHRAE 90.1, UFC

  • Experience designing HVAC and Hydronic systems, data center cooling systems, Building Management Systems-BMS

  • Proficient in the use of computers for making engineering calculations, spreadsheets, and report writing

Preferred Qualifications

  • PE preferred, but not required

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.