AECOM Building Engineering Leader in Orange, California

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Building Engineering Leader

United States of America - California


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Building Engineering Leader for the Los Angeles or Orange, CA office. AECOM’s Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to design excellence and an integrated approach to creative problem-solving. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through relevant and innovative design solutions. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, architecture, interiors, building engineering, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

At AECOM, our professional purpose to deliver a better world is at the heart of each project we undertake. We are trusted advisors to our clients, bringing the resources needed to build new facilities, improve existing ones, and to create environments that uniquely support the specific requirements of our clients’ business. Our teams have worked on signature projects for major commercial, themed entertainment and government clients.

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

  • Team leadership and development

  • Growth of building engineering practice through the engagement of both internal and external client networks

  • Proposal development

  • Client identification, management, and growth

  • Drive a quality based culture of engineering to support our clients, both internal and external

  • Develop system narratives (writing, organizing the document, develop images)

  • Review / Edit specifications

  • Review team member work for quality and recognition of training requirements

  • Interact and work with diverse set of clients and subcontractors

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Structural Engineering

  • 15+ years of mechanical engineering experience within a consulting or design-build firm successfully leading multidisciplinary teams

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer

  • Documented experience with advanced design, and aesthetically challenging design with high profile architecture firms

  • Experience with sustainable design

  • Experience with Design Build and other Alternative Delivery practices

  • Excellent communication skills: articulate, assertive and confident

  • Creative thinker with effective teamwork skills

  • Thrive as a leader in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team

  • Enjoy developing innovative solutions to challenging opportunities

  • Have a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect and responsibility

  • Experience with AutoCAD/Revit (Revit is preferred)

  • Bring energy and enthusiasm to the office

  • Ambitious and eager to grow

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

  • Ability to analyze and provide solutions

  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently

  • Proven success in leading pursuits and managing long term clients

  • Ability to concisely express complex system solutions in very early design phases in order to share intent either internally for further development, or externally to assist design partners

Preferred Qualifications

  • Publication of technical articles



  • CEM designation

  • Experience in the following markets:

  • Corporate, Commercial and Mixed Use

  • Themed Entertainment & Hospitality

  • Sports Arenas

  • Federal DoD

  • Federal Civilian & Local Government

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

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 176167BR

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.