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AECOM Building Mechanical Engineer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Job Summary

As a part of our continued growth, our Burnaby office is seeking a motivated and skilled Mechanical engineer to support the design and construction of complex water/wastewater treatment facilities including wastewater treatment plants and water/wastewater pumping stations. You will work in a team environment with intermediate and senior engineers to deliver advanced wastewater treatment and large pumping station projects to our client base both here in British Columbia and in Western Canada.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

  • Assist in the preparation of deliverables and products such as presentation materials, calculations, drawings, specifications, and cost estimates related to heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) and plumbing systems for commercial, institutional and light industrial facilities.

  • Perform field investigation for incorporation of existing conditions into construction documents.

  • Perform construction administration duties, such as shop drawing review, RFI response, construction inspection, and respond to client questions.

  • Work within a project team environment and possess good presentation and client interface skills.

  • Coordinate work with other project disciplines.

  • Work independently and make technical mechanical decisions based on building code interpretation and company standard practice.

  • Demonstrates creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual project delivery, technical and client challenges, determining technical objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guides for technical activities and applications.

  • Stays abreast of industry standards and approaches, and implements best practices.

  • Ensure project work is undertaken is accordance with corporate health and safety policies and quality management systems.

  • Mentoring junior staff.

  • Assists more senior level engineers in carrying out technical tasks requiring accuracy in calculations, completeness of data and adherence to prescribed analysis, design, or computation methods.

  • Performs assignments of limited scope and complexity. Uses a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques in solving problems.

  • Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations. Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Exercises judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • 6+ years’ experience (ideally with an engineering firm) designing HVAC and plumbing commercial, institutional and light industrial facilities.

  • Experience in design of mechanical and plumbing systems including HVAC, domestic water, storm, sanitary/vent and natural gas systems using Canadian Standards. Familiar with code-required sizing techniques, current construction materials and methods and federal and provincial codes.

  • Working experience with NBC, BCBC, BC Plumbing Code and ASHRAE codes and standards.

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.

  • Experience using HAP, AutoCAD, REVIT, Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word, Project and Power Point.

  • Physically able to climb ladders and enter utility manholes, tunnels, and other mechanical equipment spaces.

  • Valid BC Class V Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience delivering water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

  • Familiarity with ISO quality management systems.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256696BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.