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AECOM Senior Mechanical Engineer in Sydney, Australia

Company Description

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.

Job Description

Our Sydney-based Building Services team are currently looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer to provide design services and advice on some of the most exciting design projects in Australia and world-wide.

You will have the opportunity to work with a broad range of clients and industry sectors including Health, Education, Defence, Commercial and Defence and Data Centers.

Joining a highly motivated and driven team, you will work under the guidance of our team leaders on dynamic and challenging projects, helping to develop you further as an engineer of the future. As a growing professional, you will contribute to the delivery of moderate to large-scale projects and develop your technical skills across a range of mechanical systems.

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer in our Building Services team, you will:

  • Work on projects from a range of market sectors, including Commercial, High-tech, Healthcare, Education and Defence and Data Centers.

  • Deliver design services and advice.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Support the team with internal and external client delivery.

  • Grow your technical skills as part of an experienced team.

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to graduate engineers; and be guided and mentored by more senior engineers.

  • Perform supervised work in accordance with agreed budget and schedule.

  • Assist in work planning and programming within the team.

Whilst the role contains a significant technical component, the team culture of social interaction and inclusion is a key aspect that makes AECOM such a great place to work. You will be supported from Day 1 and also expected to proactively contribute to this highly interactive team culture.


We are looking for a motivated engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment where technical excellence and team working skills are paramount.

The following experience would be highly regarded:

  • BEng in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering.

  • Proven experience working for a Building Services Consultancy or have demonstrable technical design experience working as a Mechanical Engineer in a Contractor or State Government organisation.

  • Sound understanding of HVAC Engineering design principals and Australian regulatory standards.

  • Experience in Data Centers, Defence and Health is preferred.

  • Experience in project leadership, with proven ability in both overseeing and producing creative design solutions.

  • Exposure and experience with managing financial and contractual aspects of projects and advantage.

  • Experience in managing projects and client relations

  • Experience in detailed coordination with various project design disciplines

  • Demonstrated and strong experience in preparing technical design documentation inclusive of specifications, reports and advice.

  • Ability to manage project priorities and communicate effectively with both internal and external clients around key dates.

  • Exceptional levels of written and oral communication.

  • Enthusiasm for team working and ability to socially support the team culture

  • Proactive interest in developing your career in Mechanical Engineering within Building Services

  • Prior experience or understanding of Revit, not essential but advantageous.

This role presents an excellent opportunity for a current professional looking to take the next step in their career. If it sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Additional Information

AECOM acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we, our clients and our communities live and work around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. We are committed to connecting to Country in our work through meaningful engagement with First Nations peoples and businesses. Find out more about our Australian Reconciliation Action Plan here:

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10076814

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid