AECOM Team Lead Plumbing Engineering in Arlington, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158979BR

Position Title Team Lead Plumbing Engineering

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Architecture

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Arlington

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


We help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.

Job Summary

AECOM has an opportunity for a Plumbing Engineer to join our established Building and Places team in the Arlington, VA office. This team has a number of large ongoing medical and laboratory projects. Reporting to the Department Manager, in this role you will provide technical competence in plumbing engineering to our current and future projects and provide team leadership to an established team of professionals, including technical oversight, mentorship, and project oversight.

The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing projects on time and on budget with quality meeting client expectations

  • Ensuring compliance of technical and quality standards

  • Promoting mentor / mentee relationships through the engagement of various levels of staff

  • Contributing significantly to the successful design, production, coordination and management of projects

  • Communicating effectively with clients and internal team members in the design and specification development of plumbing building systems

  • Ensuring accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information and project documentation in accordance with established QA/QC programs

  • Ensuring that engineering deliverables (i.e. drawings, specifications, reports) comply with applicable regulations

  • Standards, corporate procedures and sound engineering practices

  • Working closely with other discipline engineers, architects, designers and project managers as a key team player within an integrated multi-disciplinary project delivery team

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • 5+ plus years of Plumbing Engineering Design and Project management

  • Demonstrated Leadership Skills

  • Project experience must include large federal government, medical, laboratory, and or pharmaceutical projects or healthcare/ life science projects (sp: medical gas systems)

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Revit

  • Working knowledge of applicable local and national building codes

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

  • Must have well-rounded background in plumbing project design and delivery to meet various challenges

  • Strong written communication, presentation, and client interface skills

  • Willing to travel as required

  • Knowledge of sustainable plumbing design and basic LEED building practices

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed Professional Engineer

  • LEED Accredited Professional Credential

  • Certified in Plumbing Design (CPD)

  • Ability to obtain a Government Security Clearance if requested (as evidenced by previously held security clearance) or current Government security clearance preferred

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

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