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AECOM Mechanical Engineer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to be based in Burnaby, BC.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing deliverables and products such as presentation materials, calculations, drawings, specifications, selections, and cost estimates related to heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) and plumbing systems for commercial, institutional, and light industrial facilities.

  • Performing field investigation for incorporating existing conditions into construction documents.

  • Performing construction administration duties, such as shop drawing review, RFI response, construction inspection, and respond to client questions.

  • Working within a project team environment and possessing good presentation and client interface skills.

  • Coordinating work with other project disciplines.

  • Working independently and making technical mechanical decisions based on building code interpretation and company standard practice.

  • Demonstrating creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual project delivery, technical and client challenges, determining technical objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guides for technical activities and applications.

  • Staying abreast of industry standards and approaches, and best practices.

  • Ensuring project work is undertaken is accordance with corporate health and safety policies and quality management systems.- Mentoring junior staff.

  • Performing assignments of limited scope and complexity. Uses a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques in solving problems.

  • Assisting more senior level engineers in carrying out technical tasks requiring accuracy in calculations, completeness of data and adherence to prescribed analysis, design, or computation methods.

  • Applying standard practices and techniques in specific situations. Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and registered (or be eligible for immediate registration) as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia.

  • 4+ years’ experience (ideally with an engineering firm) designing HVAC and plumbing for commercial, institutional, and light industrial facilities.

  • Valid BC Class V Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working experience with NBC, BCBC, BCPC, SMACNA, ASHRAE codes and standards.

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.

  • Experience using HAP, AutoCAD, REVIT, Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point.

  • Physically able to climb ladders and enter utility manholes, tunnels, and other mechanical equipment spaces.

  • Experience delivering industrial, transportation, and water/wastewater infrastructure projects.

  • Familiarity with ISO quality management systems.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications.

  • Experience working within internal multidisciplinary teams

  • Experience with Building Energy Modeling and their software platforms (IES, eQuest, Energy Plus, HOT2000, RETScreen, etc.) would be considered an asset

  • Experience with sustainability standards (LEED, Net Zero, Passive House, Envision) would be considered an asset

  • Fire protection design experience would be considered an asset

  • Excellent attention to detail.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10079125

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering