AECOM Mechanical Engineer II in Clifton, New Jersey

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144343BR

Position Title Mechanical Engineer II

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Architecture

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New Jersey

City Clifton

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 is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Mechanical Engineer II for immediate employment in the Clifton, NJ. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects that offer professional growth opportunities.

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. Our B+P team is leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; Liberty Park at the World Trade Center, New York, NY; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; and the LA 2024 Olympic bid.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Mechanical engineering design of exciting and challenging facilities such as commercial, hospitals, retails, restaurants and governmental facilities across the country

  • Assist with the mechanical design of power generation systems in combined heat and power applications, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, plumbing and fire protection for commercial and institutional facilities

  • Prepare drawings using computer aided design software including Revit and AutoCAD

  • Design of heating, ventilating, air conditioning mechanical systems such as ductwork and heating/cooling piping layout and sizing

  • Design plumbing systems

  • Perform basic calculations and standard computations such as building, heating, and cooling loads

  • Deliver complete, accurate and coordinated project design assignments within time and budget parameters while satisfying client contractual obligations

  • Perform field investigation for incorporation of existing conditions into construction documents

  • Perform construction administration duties, such as shop drawing review, RFI responses, construction inspections, and responding to client requests

  • Coordinate work with other project disciplines

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 2+ years of related experience, which includes experience and skills in mechanical systems design.

  • Must have a strong understanding of building’s mechanical systems

  • Good interpersonal, organizational and verbal and written communication skills.

  • AutoCAD experience is required.

  • MS Office knowledge

Preferred Qualifications

  • LEED accredited professional

  • Revit experience is preferred

  • Registered engineer in training or professional engineer (PE) 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 click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.