AECOM Senior Mechanical Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

Business Line Design + Planning

Position Title Senior Mechanical Engineer

United States of America - Ohio


Job Summary

The Buildings + Places business line of AECOM is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer for its Columbus, Ohio office. This position will provide support to the engineering and design staff working on exciting and challenging facilities such as hospitals, dormitories, air terminals, data centers and laboratories across the country. A strong interest in engineering system design is required along with a desire to see the finished product in successful operation.

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

  • Design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems as well as plumbing and fire protection for commercial and institutional facilities.

  • Serves as a technical specialist for the office in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles or processes for an assigned area of responsibility (i.e., subject matter, function, type of facility or industry) such as healthcare and Data Center Facilities.

  • Plans and develops segments of engineering projects with unique or controversial problems that have an important effect on major organization programs, which involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation, and development of novel concepts and approaches.

  • Organize/plan projects to ensure quality controls and project criteria are met and within budget

  • Assist in preparing proposals and making presentations to Clients

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or closely related engineering program

  • 10+ years of experience in a consulting engineering environment

  • Licensed professional engineer

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Experience in HVAC, plumbing and controls engineering

  • Develops without supervision conceptual designs, design development documents and construction documents, specifications, and cost estimates.

  • Experience in multiple or all areas of HVAC design including: chilled water systems, boiler systems, ventilation system, use of codes and standard.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience working on design for healthcare, data centers (all Tiers) and mission critical facilities projects a must

  • Self-starter, self-motivated, and should prioritize well

  • Experience with AutoCad, BIM, and REVIT

What We Offer

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 175616BR

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.