AECOM Mechanical Engineer in Kitchener, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151098BR

Position Title Mechanical Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Building Engineering

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Kitchener

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

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Mechanical Engineer for employment in the Kitchener, Ontario Canada office.

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

  • Contribute to the successful design, production, coordination and management of building mechanical systems

  • Apply advanced engineering techniques to solving design challenges

  • Assist in organizing and maintaining mechanical design guidelines

  • Provide technical support and supervision to technologists and junior engineers

  • Review shop drawings and maintenance manuals for compliance with construction documents

  • Provide contract administration services, including site reviews during construction

  • Work closely with other engineering disciplines, Project Managers and Business Lines within multi-disciplinary project delivery teams

  • Ensure that deliverables (e.g., drawings, specifications, calculations, reports) comply with sound engineering practice and applicable codes and standards

  • Ensure that deliverables are produced and issued in accordance with AECOM’s Quality Management System

  • Communicate effectively (both verbally and written) with internal team members and clients

  • Assist in the preparation of engineering fee estimates and proposals

Minimum Requirements

  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

  • 5+ years relevant experience in the design of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and Building Automation Systems

  • Current Registration as a Professional Engineer in good standing with a provincial association in Canada

  • Design experience for industrial, institutional and commercial facilities including office tenant space, utilities and support facilities

  • Working knowledge of applicable local and national building codes, design standards, and engineering criteria

  • Proficient in mechanical engineering software for heating/cooling load calculations and energy modelling

  • Proficient in Autodesk software and other analysis/design software

  • Demonstrated experience working in multi-disciplinary teams delivering projects of varied complexity, size and scope

  • Ability to execute complete, accurate and coordinated project design assignments on time and within budget

  • Ability to understand overall project constraints including design budget limitations and schedule requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on projects that were executed using REVIT or a similar 3D BIM Product

  • Familiarity with the Ontario Building Code, CSA and NFPA Standards

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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