AECOM Mechanical Engineer - Building Engineering in Melbourne, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 143697BR

Position Title Mechanical Engineer - Building Engineering

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Building Engineering

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Victoria

City Melbourne

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

Due to continued growth and involvement in major projects AECOM has an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our established Building services group. In this role you will provide technical competence in mechanical engineering to our current and future projects.

The Mechanical Engineer will also be involved in identifying potential buildings services opportunities and assist in the development of proposals to support these opportunities.

Reporting directly to the Mechanical Discipline Lead you will be supported by strong leadership and surrounded by a team of knowledgeable and experienced engineers. You will also be expected to contribute to the enhancement of the AECOM reputation and brand.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in a similar role within a HVAC mechanical services industry is mandatory

  • Knowledge of design and analysis of mechanical piping and distribution systems including equipment selections

  • Proficient in providing Building Services technical advice

  • Familiar with HVAC and building codes and standards

  • Project Management experience

  • Extensive experience working across a variety of building projects associated to industrial, commercial, healthcare, education and resources. Experience in Defence & Education projects would be a benefit

  • Knowledge of a Project Delivery Framework / Quality System

  • NABERS & Green Star accreditation highly appreciated

  • Registered Building Practitioner (RBP) an advantage

  • Excellent leadership abilities

  • A good understanding of ESD philosophies

  • Excellent communication skills and decision making capabilities

  • Ability to work successfully in multidisciplinary teams

  • Tertiary engineering qualification in Mechanical Engineering

Preferred Qualifications .

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.