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AECOM Senior Mechanical Engineer in Norfolk, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Norfolk

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to be based in Norfolk, Virginia.

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-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

DCS—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 designed and delivered signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework; Al Janoub Stadium (with Zaha Hadid Architects) in Qatar; Place Ladywell Temporary Housing in London, UK; the new Philippines Senate Building in Manila; public realm and open space such as Liberty Park, New York, New York, Dasha River, Shenzhen, China, Oxygen Park, Qatar; as well as and corporate workplace and tech facilities for Fortune 500 companies around the world.

The Mechanical Engineer should be capable of working independently with limited supervision to complete small and large project design requirements. The mechanical engineer is responsible for leading projects for new facilities and renovation, modernization, and repurposing of existing buildings. Candidate must be well organized, able to demonstrate critical thinking, quickly recognize issues, and be part of the solution. Candidate will also be expected to:

  • Be self-motivated with strong work ethic

  • Take pride in and ownership of your work

  • Concisely express complex system solutions in very early design phases

  • Be proficient in all aspects of mechanical systems design for projects of all sizes

  • Evaluate, select, apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and judgement based on experience to design HVAC systems in buildings

  • Coordinate HVAC systems with other disciplines

  • Make major design decisions and recommendations with little input from senior staff

  • Maintain accurate project documentation and design data for permanent project files

  • Act as an adviser and review correspondence prepared by junior project team members

  • Assist with mentoring of junior staff

  • Attend project meetings, both internal and with clients

  • Assist in project quality control review

  • Review and approve shop drawings, respond to RFI’s, and other construction admin related tasks

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and 4+ years of relevant experience, which includes experience and skills in mechanical systems design for buildings

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years of relevant experience

  • Full understanding and ability to complete and coordinate project design assignments with the ability to review team member’s work for quality and recognition of training requirements

  • Experience with building HVAC systems including but not limited to chilled water, hot water, condenser water, steam, and air-side systems

  • Experience with sustainable design and energy efficiency

  • Knowledge/experience with building plumbing systems design

  • Experience with Design-Build projects

  • Experience with U.S. Department of Defense agency requirements (UFCs, SpecsIntact, etc.)

  • AutoCAD and Revit experience

  • Successfully performed the role of lead engineer on various projects

  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently

  • Good interpersonal, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills

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 Building Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254756BR

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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