Mechanical HVAC Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Jersey
United States

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is hiring a Mechanical HVAC Engineer for our Buildings + Places practice in the NYC/NJ metro area to assist the Mechanical Engineering group with design work and fieldwork on varied building types. The individual can be located in either the New York City or Clifton, NJ office however, must be willing to travel into NYC as needed for project coordination/meetings. The individual will be responsible for sizing ducts, performing HVAC calculations, and performing field surveys of existing conditions. This position also requires the candidate to be able to interact with clients, contractors, and architects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Performing mechanical design of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

  • Performing engineering-related calculations and develop drawings.

  • Willing and able to survey and evaluate existing conditions in order to formulate a fully coordinated scope of work within code-compliant mechanical designs.

  • Working under the supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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 megaproject, 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

About 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline and 4+ years of related experience, which includes experience and skills in mechanical systems design for buildings.

  • AutoCAD and Revit experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in building design for transportation, commercial, hospitality, education, hi-rise buildings.

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

  • LEED accredited professional

  • A registered engineer in training or professional engineer (PE)

  • Experience building HVAC infrastructure including but not limited to chilled water systems, condensing water systems, CHRP, thermal distribution, hot water, steam, and airside systems.

  • Experience with sustainable design and energy efficiency projects

  • Experience with Design-Build and other Alternative Delivery practices

  • Demonstrated understanding of Mechanical/HVAC systems for transportation, federal, corporate, commercial, educational, medical laboratory, and sport facilities

  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently

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

  • Ability to bring energy and enthusiasm to the office

  • Eager to be part of an organization that is built to create a better world

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. 251087BR

Additional Locations US - Clifton, NJ - 1255 Broad Street

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.