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AECOM Mechanical Process Engineer in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly experienced and motivated Mechanical Process Engineer to support its Water Design Center.

AECOM’s Design Center located in Chelmsford, MA is nationally recognized as the center of excellence that focuses on the design of large, complex, multi-discipline, high-profile water and wastewater treatment and pumping facilities for both traditional and design-build projects throughout the U.S. The Design Center is comprised of approximately 70 staff and includes a full complement of disciplines including:

  • Geotechnical

  • Civil

  • Architectural

  • Structural

  • Building Mechanical (i.e., HVAC, Plumbing & Fire Protection)

  • Process Mechanical

  • Electrical

  • Instrumentation & Controls (I&C)

  • CAD/Revit Specialists

Interesting design projects that we are currently working on or have completed in the past year include:

  • McLoughlin Point WWTF (new), Victoria BC ($275M Design Build project)

  • MWRA Deer Island Treatment Plant Upgrades, Boston MA (several projects; $20M)

  • Ridgefield, CT WWTF Upgrade ($38M)

  • MCA Mongolia WTP (new), ($100M)

  • Portsmouth, NH WWTF Upgrade ($72.5M)

  • Woonsocket, RI WTP (new), ($57M Design Build project)

  • Sand Island, HI WWTF Upgrade, ($500M)

  • Stockton, CA WWTF Upgrade, ($190M Design Build project)

  • Pittsfield, MA WWTF Upgrade, ($51M)

  • Wallingford, CT WWTF Upgrade ($40M)

This Mechanical Process engineer position will involve a variety of new and renovations to existing water treatment facilities, water booster pump stations, and wastewater pumping and treatment facilities.

This position will be heavily focused on the detailed technical design associated with these facilities including:

  • Pumps, piping, valves, etc.

  • Headworks, screening, grit removal systems

  • Aeration, filtration, separation, dewatering and clarification systems

  • Odor control systems

  • Chemical feed systems

  • Disinfection

  • Sludge and residual handling systems

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with project managers and design managers.

  • Develop process flow diagrams and assist with the development of process & instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs).

  • Perform hydraulic calculations for pump sizing including total dynamic head and operating points, net positive suction head margin, suction specific speed and submergence.

  • Research equipment and system design recommendations.

  • Coordinate with equipment vendors on equipment selections and draft specifications.

  • Develop technical specifications, equipment and piping plans, elevations, section and details.

  • Perform engineering related calculations for process equipment sizing and selection.

  • Verify compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards / practices.

  • Coordinate with other in-house engineering disciplines as needed.

  • Review shop drawings of proposed equipment from the construction contractor.

About AECOM

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-sustaining disaster 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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience

  • 2+ years of related experience as a Mechanical Process Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of related experience as a Mechanical Engineer or equivalent work experience

  • Licensed Professional Engineer

  • Experience in the water/wastewater industry

  • Experience with AutoCAD and Revit

  • Ability to work with a diverse team

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Detail-oriented and technical, skills

  • Experienced, self-directed professional

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work

  • Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations

  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible, along with ability to adapt to project deadlines and requirements

  • Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

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. 264995BR

Additional Locations US - Boston, MA - One Federal St

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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