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Mechanical Engineer - Buildings, Facilities, + Site practices



Other Engineering, Operations
Tampa, FL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Mechanical Engineer - Buildings, Facilities, + Site practices

Tampa, FL
  • Reqid:J10110267
  • Career Area:Engineering
  • Business Line:B&P - Buildings & Places
  • Business Group:DCS
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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a talented and highly motivated Mechanical Engineer PE for immediate employment in our Tampa, FL office. This position will work within the Building & Places (B+P) organization and will provide engineering expertise in relation to Buildings, Facilities, and Site practices within B+P.

Ideal candidates have a strong background and interest in vertical building development as well as the related Site development, having the ability to be part of a collaborative project team, be client-focused, and produce great works. This individual will participate in all aspects from project identification through conceptual and final designs and providing support activities during construction.

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, master planning, urban planning, civil engineering, and landscape architecture. Our Tampa office includes all disciplines and regularly works across offices and the region.

The Mechanical Engineer position presents an opportunity for a candidate to excel in their expertise and contribute to growing our Mechanical Engineering B+P expertise and team, leadership growth, and mentoring teams. The position will also provide for growth in client relationships and internal relationships across offices and region. AECOM actively supports continued education, training, and innovations in professional development.

The job responsibilities for the position will include, but may not be limited, the following:

  • Serving as lead mechanical engineer on a variety of building and facility project types, including mid-to large size projects.

  • Able to organize workload and work independently on project-specific design tasks and lead project staff.

  • Able to communicate and present with Clients, and discuss/explain technical solutions to project conditions.

  • Performing quality control reviews of work developed by others.

  • Providing technical input to studies and design assessments, with expertise for benefit of client and/or team.

  • Coordinate scope, schedule, budget in working with project managers and other senior level team members.

  • Using AutoCAD and Revit, as working platforms for delivering design.

  • Mentoring and providing guidance to junior level staff for specific technical design aspects and professional service.

  • Provide direction to prescriptive and performance based specifications.

  • Participating in development of technical proposals (including estimates for the engineering budget and schedule)

  • Reviewing permitting agency/engineering standards and regulations necessary to develop proper project design and permitting applications.

  • Work closely with other departments from the AECOM project team/office, including civil, building engineering, architecture, geotechnical, traffic engineers, Federal team, landscape architects, and surveyors to provide value and partner in project opportunities.

  • Participating and supporting site field investigations and construction related activities.



  • BA/BS in Engineering plus 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Registration as a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida (current FL PE License), or able to register for the Principles & Practice (PE) Exam within 1 year).

  • Demonstrated experience working on building and facility design projects. Including mechanical HVAC and Plumbing.

  • Previous experience preparing calculations and design documents (reports, plans, specifications)

  • Experience using AutoCAD and Revit.

  • Experience using industry software utilized for mechanical calculations, including energy modeling with Trane Trace and IES.

  • Demonstrated experience in roles/assignments leading projects, clients, and teams.

  • Valid US Driver’s License required, as a condition of employment must pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records review.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.


  • 8+ years of experience in mechanical HAVC and plumbing engineering and building development projects covering all aspects of building design – survey, design development, construction documents, construction administration, with direct experience in design and permitting of projects.

  • Experience serving as lead mechanical engineer HVAC design on a variety of building types for vertical and horizontal engineering.

  • Experience with permitting projects with local AHJs and required jurisdictions related to specific projects.

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and organizing tasks and teams in a deadline intensive environment.

  • Experience working in large and/or complex projects/programs is beneficial.

  • Experience with construction phase services for projects (field reviews, RFI and shop drawing/submittal reviews, specifications, as-builts and record drawings, etc.)

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Relocation assistance is available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $92,869.86 - $155,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10110267

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 52,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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