MECHANICAL ENGINEER - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Florida, MIAMI

Job Summary

AECOM seeks an experienced Mechanical Engineer to provide Consulting Engineering Leadership for the Miami Dade Transit and other potential Rail and Bus Vehicle Procurement Projects.

The Miami and other transit vehicle procurement projects involve the development of contract technical provisions for rail and bus vehicles; proposal preparation and negotiation support; mechanical engineering design oversight; and manufacturing, testing, and commissioning support for Miami and other transit vehicles.

The successful candidate will have lead responsibility for all mechanical engineering design, manufacturing and testing activities for all procurement projects. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of all Transit Vehicle mechanical systems, including carbody, trucks, propulsion, brakes, HVAC, doors, and other vehicle systems. In addition, a working knowledge of systems integration and testing is required.

Regular duties of the successful candidate will include the following:

  • Obtain an understanding of the Miami New Vehicle Procurement Contract documents, particularly those technical sections associated with vehicle mechanical systems.

  • Obtain an understanding of the Miami project Test Matrix, which list all vehicle and subsystem tests.

  • Witness and approve the performance of tests and recording of results by the Contractor.

  • Maintain a level of flexibility for test scheduling and location.

  • Provide support for proposal and marketing efforts to obtain additional project work.

  • Maintain clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.

  • Document daily activities by completing reports and logs; summarizing test results; and entering data into quality records database.

  • Possess a working knowledge of measurement equipment and calibration.

  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with applicable AECOM and legal regulations.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 10 years of related experience or AA/AS (US) + 12 years of related experience or Diploma/Certificate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Professional Engineer (Florida preferred)

  • 15+ years of experience with a minimum of 7 years of project management experience.

  • A candidate with a Florida registered Professional Engineer is preferred.

  • Knowledge of transit vehicles and bus systems.

  • Proven market development skills will also be a key considerations in the selection of the successful candidate

  • Candidates must possess and have demonstrated skills in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues, effective writing and communication skills; ability to manage and lead personnel, and a proven track record of on time project delivery and budget performance.

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 Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238182BR

Clearance Required 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.