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AECOM Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an a highly talented Mechanical Engineer to be based in Atlanta, GA.


  • Fuel System Design Engineer will serve as discipline designer leader on projects that include an emphasis on receipt, storage, transfer, and issue of finished fuel products such as aviation jet fuel, diesel fuel, ethanol, and motor gasoline.

  • Projects include tanker truck fuel receipt, marine vessel fuel receipt, aboveground and underground transfer pipelines, aboveground and underground horizontal and vertical fuel storage tanks, and aircraft and tanker truck fuel issue systems. Projects will also include ground vehicle refueling systems such as fleet and retail service stations.

  • Position will include responsibility for development of discipline specific design execution plans for assigned projects. Position will be responsible for completing projects on schedule and within the established budgets and for ensuring that all discipline specific contract requirements have been met.

  • Fuel System Design Engineer will assist in training and supervision of work of junior engineers conducting fuel system design work.

  • Fueling System Design Engineer will work and coordinate with multidiscipline engineering teams including civil, structural, and electrical engineers.

Buildings + Places

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering + 6 Years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Experience working with and coordinating with multidiscipline design teams.

  • Fuel system, process engineering, and/or oil and gas design experience.

  • Ability to travel one week per month inside the US and internationally.

  • Experience and ability to use AutoCAD.

  • Hold professional engineer license in at least one state.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with surge analysis software and experience adjusting piping systems to reduce or remove the potential for pressure surges during system operation.

  • Familiarity with thermal pipe stress analysis software and experience adjusting piping systems to ensure stress levels in the piping systems are in accordance with acceptable levels listed in ASME B31.1.

  • Familiarity with hydraulic, pipe and fuel pump sizing calculation methods and software. Experience using hand calculations and software to calculate fuel pump motor hp requirements.

  • Experience with Department of Defense (DoD) fuel system design and experience with fuel system design requirements of USACE, AFCEC, and NAVFAC agencies.

  • Familiarity with commercial codes and regulations related to fuel system design such as the IFC, NFPA 30, NFPA 30A, and NFPA 407.

  • Commercial aviation fuel system design experience.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $92,869.86 - $132,339.55.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10094774

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid