AECOM Entry Level Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Business Line Water

Position Title Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

United States of America - Illinois


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Mechanical Engineer for employment in the Chicago office. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive. In this role, entry-level technical new hires are eligible to participate in AECOM’s Graduate Development Program (GDP), a 2-year development experience designed to support assimilation into the organization, help with technical development planning toward licensure (or other early technical milestones), and with creating a foundation of knowledge necessary for future career success.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks

  • Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids

  • Assist with the mechanical design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems as well as plumbing and fire protection for commercial and institutional facilities

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

  • Analyze and select HVAC and Plumbing equipment

  • Work within a project team environment, interfacing and communicating with other design team members

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering or other related field required

  • Interested in or experience with HVAC and/or Plumbing Design

  • Previous work experience in construction, agricultural, or office work

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Familiarity with HVAC specific software such as Trane Trace or Carrier HAP heating/cooling load calculation tools

  • AutoCAD or Revit graphics software experience

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180361BR

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.