AECOM Mechanical Startup Engineer in Princeton, New Jersey

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Mechanical Startup Engineer

United States of America - New Jersey


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Mechanical Startup Engineer to be based out of our Princeton, New Jersey office supporting a power plant project location in New Mexico.

Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for equipment and system checkout, inspection for proper installation, review for correct design, and calculation of expected system and equipment operating parameters under temporary start-up conditions.

  • Coordinates start-up operations and all other start-up activities such as flushing, chemical cleaning and initial equipment and system operation.

  • Coordinates performance tests and calculates test results and heat balances.

  • Performs calculations required to properly evaluate design changes.

  • Provides engineering reports for the engineering department to assist in design change preparation.

  • Works with client at the site.

  • Under minimal supervision, performs difficult and complex duties utilizing advanced techniques and an extensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles.

  • Utilizes independent decision-making regarding engineering problems and methods.

  • This position is the first level which includes direct supervision over a group of engineers.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelors degree in engineering or demonstrated equivalent.


  • This is a senior level position with 10 years of related experience.

  • Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position.

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181084BR

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.