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AECOM Senior Mechanical Engineer in Mississauga, Ontario

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 Buildings + Places, our Architectural design practice, is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer with experience working in laboratory design to work on science and technology laboratory projects. This position could be based out of any of our Canadian offices.

Job Summary:

  • Serves as lead engineer on laboratory projects.

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Approves and signs off on work.

  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.

  • Presents complex technical solutions to clients.

  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.

  • Participates in development of technical proposals.

  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements on large projects.


Minimum Requirements:

  • A Mechanical Engineering degree, with a professional engineering license (P.Eng.) in the Province of Ontario.

  • Eight (8)+ years of experience, within an engineering consultancy, in the mechanical design (heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, plumbing, drainage, fire protection, controls) for science and technology and institutional facilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate a vast understanding of HVAC system concepts, as specifically applicable to laboratory design.

  • An in depth and sound understanding of laboratory airflow principles; ventilation equipment exhaust requirements; OSHA, ANSI, ASHRAE and NFPA regulations; fume hood testing and laboratory controls.

  • Proven ability to lead the delivery of solutions for laboratory projects (educational, pharmaceutical, biomedical, cleanrooms, research).

  • Experience with high performance lab technologies, high-performance fume hoods, chilled beams and water-based laboratory cooling, IEQ based laboratory ventilation, and lab management.

  • Proficiency with designing, managing, and construction supervision of complex new construction and renovation laboratory projects

  • Perform field investigations for incorporation of existing conditions into construction documents.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal): articulate, assertive and confident. Advanced report writing abilities are a must.

  • Strong mechanical management skills, with ability to lead and supervise a team of mechanical designers, and drafters on science and technology laboratory projects.

  • Work closely and coordinate with owners, in-house and/or external architects, interior designers, engineering disciplines, and sub-consultants.

  • Demonstrated abilities in client management. Work on multiple projects, with clients of varying needs, and possess the ability to retain and grow such relationships.

  • A team player with the ability to nurture and thrive in a collaborate work environment.

  • Able to work independently, showing initiative, and creative thinking.


  • Experience with BIM

  • Experience with sustainable design

  • Knowledge of Revit

Additional Information

  • The company is unable to provide relocation assistance 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: J10077942

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering