AECOM Engineer - Second Operator in McLean, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151898BR

Position Title Engineer - Second Operator

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City McLean

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

Operates and maintains equipment on scheduled rotating shifts for air conditioning and/or refrigeration.

  • Operate and maintain assigned chillers and HVAC equipment.

  • Make periodic tours of assigned equipment and systems within the Central Plant, recording required data.

  • Monitor water treatment program for cooling equipment.

  • Report all faults, deficiencies, and unusual occurrences to supervisor.

  • Respond to emergency situations on assigned equipment, performing any and all tasks necessary for the protection of property and personnel.

  • Handling and processing classified waste. Maintain written records.

  • Maintain security and cleanliness in assigned secured work areas.

  • Responsible for the duties of HVAC Grade II as assigned by Chief Engineer on maintenance days.

  • Perform other job related work as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Be capable of working with the tools of the operating engineer's trade.

  • Basic knowledge of refrigeration, controls, electricity, chemical treatment and HVAC systems.

  • Universal CFC certification. Must have or obtain in one year.

  • Ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.

  • Must work scheduled rotational shifts, including days, evenings, nights, holidays and weekends.

  • Two years experience as a mechanic/operator of commercial equipment including HVAC systems required.

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance. Some duties and responsibilities will require full clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to write correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


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.