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AECOM Senior Mechanical Engineer in Madrid, Spain

Job Summary

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.


This individual will be responsible for generating a passion and enthusiasm for delivering excellent design and project performance in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment.

He/she will be responsible for managing and leading a team of multi-disciplinary consultants with the ability to manoeuvre easily between single and multiple projects. Candidates will be required to provide the creative direction to their team, coaching team members and encouraging and supporting their Team Leaders.


he ideal candidate will have strong Industrial Design and Management experience with a proven record of client interaction and development in this sector, and the drive to develop this market on a focused basis. The ideal candidate will be an engaging and compelling communicator, both verbally and written, as well as technically astute, with a very strong client and commercial focus.

This Senior Industrial Specialist will be highly skilled in the development and direction of large-scale, programmatically complex industrial projects in international contexts.

She/he will develop and grow relationships with new and existing clients that produce new and continued business. This innovative leader will demonstrate a propensity for problem solving, solutions focused approach, creative strategy development and sustainable design, and exhibit highly evolved business and financial management skills. A dynamic and fully engaged communicator, s/he will be an active participant in industry events and provide organizational, leadership, communication and relationship management firm wide.

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience inclusive of 2 years of design and management experience with Industrial Infrastructure projects at multiple scales

  • Advanced knowledge of production machinery, processes and standards Knowledge in Logistics will be valuable including Logistic

  • Strong knowledge and experience of the total Design and Assurance process in Industrial Projects from concept through construction and testing and commissioning, with an understanding of different and innovative delivery methods. Preference will be given to those candidates experienced in the field of Material Flow Automation and Clean and Dry rooms.

  • Must be a team player and mentor with a proven track record of success working with teams, clients, sub-consultants and vendors while completing large, complex projects

  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships across the firm, with clients and other key constituents that creates a competitive advantage

  • Propensity for problem-solving, brand development and sustainable design

  • Excellent English communication skills. Excellent communicator with strong presentation skills – written, oral and graphic

  • Ability to maintain a balance between business development, financial management and staff development duties within group

  • Significant understanding of financial components and management of financials within budget at a project and at a group level

  • Proven understanding of market forces pertaining to fees, scope and schedule requirements

  • Use of other languages is desirable

  • Understanding and/or Experience with BIM environment

  • Working knowledge of AutoCad and/or MicroStation

  • Availability to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field required

What We Offer

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.

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 B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Spain

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 259655BR

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.