AECOM Data Center Mechanical Engineering Lead in Arlington, Virginia
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AECOM is seeking a senior Mechanical Engineer with experience on Hyperscale Data Center projects to act as Data Center Mechanical Engineer Lead . The job incumbent will be responsible for designing and overseeing the construction of mechanical systems for hyperscale data centers, including HVAC, piping and fire suppression systems. This position is based in Arlington, VA.
Act as the primary point of contact for clients, responding to their inquiries and concerns in a timely and professional manner
Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, regularly communicating with them to understand their needs and expectations
Coordinating with multiple disciplines and acting as lead mechanical engineer to ensure that projects are delivered within budget and on schedule while managing the mechanical team including HVAC, fire protection, plumbing
Develop detailed specifications for mechanical equipment, including pumps, fans, and air handling units.
Writing reports for internal and external purposes based on findings
Ensures discipline plans that are created to meet overall project team requirements for project scope and schedule
Stays current on codes and technologies appropriate to the mechanical, plumbing and fire protection systems related to hyperscale data centers
Analyze and evaluate mechanical system performance, identifying areas for improvement and making recommendations for upgrades
Provide technical support during the construction phase, responding to RFIs and addressing any issues that arise
Attend job site visits, project meetings, and commissioning activities as needed
Ensure compliance with industry standards, codes, and regulations
Evaluate and recommend new technologies and equipment to enhance system performance and reduce operational costs
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including electrical and mechanical engineers, to ensure seamless integration of the chiller systems with other data center infrastructure
Analyze energy usage, identifying opportunities for optimization and cost savings
AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable, and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions. Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc., and many Fortune 500 companies.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering plus eight (8) years of relevant experience in mechanical design and/or mechanical engineering, with a focus on data center infrastructure, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Professional Engineer License (P.E.)
U.S. Citizenship is required for this position
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering plus ten (10) years of relevant experience in mechanical design and/or mechanical engineering, with a focus on data center infrastructure, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Extensive experience in mechanical engineering for data centers or other critical facilities.
Strong knowledge of HVAC, piping, and fire suppression systems design and construction.
Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients
Ability to think creatively and identify opportunities to enhance the client experience.
Experience working with computer-aided design (CAD) and building information modeling (BIM) software
Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience with data center design and construction, including design criteria and industry standards
Relocation is not available for this position
U.S. Citizenship is required for this position
Sponsorship is not available for this position
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid