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AECOM Mechanical Engineer IV in Austin, Texas

United States of America - Texas, Austin

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to be based in Austin, Texas.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

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 the Power, Industrial, and Oil and Gas industries. 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.

AECOM Process Technologies is rooted in applying the fundamentals of science and technology to address the economic and environmental challenges facing industry today. What sets us apart from other engineering groups is our endless quest for finding better, more economically viable ways of meeting our clients’ current and pending needs. By combining traditional R&D with detailed design and construction capabilities, we strive to provide clients with technology or process-based solutions that can be installed and operated at a reasonable cost. We deliver overall solutions with the right balance of innovation and traditional technology offerings on an engineer and procure or full turnkey basis. You can learn more about AECOM Process Technologies at: www,

Typical projects are throughout North America and can range in value from $100,000 to $100,000,000, and can encompass all phases of project execution, including engineering, procurement and construction. The Lead Mechanic Engineer works under the direction of Project Managers, Project Engineers, and/or the Mechanical Engineering Team Lead. 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 + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Professional Engineering License obtained by PE Examination

  • Demonstrated experience serving as Engineer of Record for design packages

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • 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

  • Good attitude

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is offered for this position,

  • Sponsorship is not offered for this position.

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248810BR

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.