AECOM Mechanical Engineer III in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

United States of America - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced, creative, and highly motivated mechanical engineer for immediate employment in the Philadelphia, PA office. AECOM Philadelphia is proud to provide our employees with dynamic, exciting, and challenging design projects in the transportation sector of the construction industry.

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

  • Takes a leadership position for mechanical designs produced

  • Train and mentor junior mechanical staff in the MEP group through utilization on projects

  • Produce plans, specification, cost estimates and reports

  • Reviews, provides input to and final acceptance of, all Mechanical Engineering designs, calculations, analyses, and reports produced by consultants and Agency staff

  • Provides support to assigned project manager by identifying issues, evaluating alternative solutions, and providing recommendations

  • Coordinates with structural, architectural, electrical, and other disciplines for multi-discipline projects to assure his/her design meets all project needs

  • Assist with proposals by providing cost proposals and write ups for work to be performed

  • Participate in QA/QC efforts for all work produced

  • Be conscience of project budget constraints for projects and plan work accordingly

  • Conduct field inspections to locate equipment and evaluate existing conditions

  • Provides design support during construction

  • Reviews and provides acceptance of construction contractor detailed installation information and any changes to the accepted design. In this context works closely with Construction Management and the Contractors to determine the most reliable cost effective means of meeting Agency Goals

  • Coordinates designs with Agency Operations, Facilities, Quality Assurance and Systems Safety staff members to ensure all opportunities for continuous improvement are taken advantage of

  • Work within a project team environment

  • Maintain and organize all project related documentation in accordance with company policy

  • Plan and organize work that follows a defined process

  • Work independently and make technical decisions based on building code interpretation as well as company, client and industry standard practices

  • Able to take on the responsibilities as the MEP group leader in the near future

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related field

  • 5+ years of experience with an engineering firm designing HVAC and plumbing for commercial, industrial or institutional facilities

  • Experience using AutoCAD and Revit

  • The ability to work with, interpret, and apply national and local building codes

  • Proficient in the use of computers for making engineering calculations, spreadsheets, and report writing

  • Strong written communication, presentation, and client interface skills

  • Knowledge of sound engineering principles

  • Knowledge of pertinent laws, codes and regulations

  • Registered professional engineer with the ability to obtain reciprocity in other states if necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience supervising other technical staff

  • 10 years of experience in mechanical engineering

  • Ability to take responsibility for given tasks with limited supervision while proactively developing standard practices and new techniques

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

  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with others, work well in a team and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders

  • Demonstrated analytical capabilities

  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative, creative and make independent decisions

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 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.

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.

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 Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195514BR

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.