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AECOM Lead Mechanical Engineer in Austin, Texas

Job Summary

AECOM and the Process Technologies Organization (Austin, Texas) are seeking an experienced, licensed Mechanical Engineer to lead the design and analysis of mechanical equipment, piping systems and structural elements in support of projects across Industrial and Power industries. There will be a focus on carbon capture, hydrogen production, energy storage, wastewater treatment, and environmental services. The successful candidate will be accountable for the completion of assignments in accordance with AECOM and client standards while conforming to the specified project scope, budget, and schedule. This includes multi-discipline coordination (including CADD), and the delegation, oversight, and review of work by other Mechanical Engineers.

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.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare drawings and visual aids either as self-created sketches or in collaboration with a CAD Designer / drafting team

  • Perform mechanical design calculations and standard computations including but not limited to pipe sizing, pipe stress, pipe hydraulics, thermal growth, and finite element analysis

  • Prepare Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)

  • Prepare technical specifications for mechanical equipment and fabricated components

  • Apply standard practices and techniques, adjust and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results and follow operations through series of related detailed steps or process

  • Provide expert judgment / direction on details of work and in making selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard scientific techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out tasks

  • Provide field support (travel required) for vendor surveillance, construction support and equipment start-up

  • Provide supervision on all aspects of project deliverables sufficient to provide professional engineering seal / certification

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineering License

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required.

  • Valid driver’s license is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4-6 years of relevant experience working within the Industrial & Power Industries

  • Demonstrated experience serving as Engineer of Record for design packages

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply industry codes and standards

  • Capable of functioning with spreadsheets, word processing, and standard engineering software

  • Demonstrated experience mentoring and supervising junior staff

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation is available for this position.

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 259956BR

Additional Locations US - Little Rock, AR - 10801 Executive Center Drive

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.

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