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Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

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Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

Managing Director, Buildings + Places

Bloomberg European Headquarters

Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

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Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

Coralie Soudee

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Connecting with long-span suspension


In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

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Expanding mobility options

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We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Mechanical Engineer in Thornhill, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Thornhill

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our growing Buildings and Places team. The Buildings and Places team is a vibrant and growing business line which delivers architectural, engineering and project management services for construction projects. Project assignments may include, although not limited to, water / waste water, institutional, and transit facilities.

A key member of the mechanical design team, the Mechanical Engineer will:

  • Provide conceptual design at the early stages of the project and develop the concept to high quality detailed design, co-ordinate with all disciplines;

  • Perform Compliance Reviews of Design-Build contract documents and drawings

  • Design HVAC, Controls, Plumbing and Fire Protection systems;

  • Perform HVAC calculations and analysis using standard industry programs (i.e. Carrier HAP);

  • Perform calculations, conduct design drawing reviews, and field investigations;

  • Ensure design conforms with all applicable codes and client standards;

  • Working knowledge of the LEED rating system, or other green rating systems

  • Write/ edit mechanical specifications;

  • Occasional travel to construction sites to conduct mechanical inspections and prepare reports.

  • Must be able to prepare written reports and deliver results in a clear manner to technical or non-technical audience

  • Able to work independently or as part of a team

Minimum Requirements

Candidates with no less than a University degree + 4 years of relevant experience (or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education) will not be considered. See preferred requirements below.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario

  • Experience in the Buildings Engineering Industry. 4 + Years of experience preferred.

  • Strong Consulting Industry background in Canada

  • Proficient with P3 / design build model of project delivery

  • Experience in large transit projects preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of HVAC, Hydronic Systems, Controls, Plumbing and Fire Protection systems

  • Design knowledge of large-scale boiler/ chiller plants and distribution networks, district heating/ cooling, and co-generation systems an asset.

  • Well organized, self-directed work habits with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and schedule tasks managing multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment.

  • Very strong communication skills, spoken and written; good presentation skills (essential)

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 239335BR

Clearance Required No

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.