AECOM Principal Electrical / Mechanical Engineer in Sydney, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 141836BR

Position Title Principal Electrical / Mechanical Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Building Engineering

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - New South Wales

City Sydney

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 have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Electrical / Mechanical Engineer to join our Buildings + Places, building services team.Located in the centre of the city in our state of the art offices, AECOM provides a great a place to work where we place a high priority on a fun and engaging work environment offering career development and mentoring as well as social and wellbeing opportunities.

The role is ideal for an experienced engineer with strong technical background with an interest in developing detailed design solutions, and being responsible for the delivery of a range of exciting electrical or mechanical engineering projects which cover a diverse range of the construction sector including Defence, High-Reliability Data Centres, Commercial, Hospitality, Retail and Health. You will be responsible for the technical, on time and on budget delivery of these projects.

You will be working with driven professionals across various end-markets who are passionate, smart, creative, curious and quirky but proud to be part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Design, project management and cost management in building services related to your discipline of expertise

  • Carry out engineering duties to ensure quality and systems/process requirements are achieved

  • Provide leadership to professional and technical staff on complex, large scale projects that deliver high standard outcomes for clients

  • Provide technical leadership, coaching and mentoring to junior engineers across the business

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years of professional experience with an engineering consultancy firm

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical)

  • Proven experienced in managing projects

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and communicate effectively with both internal and external clients around key dates

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical)

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.