Senior Mechanical Engineer


  • Enthusiastic and close-knit team culture
  • AECOM offers flexible working arrangements (e.g. part time, working from home)
  • Genuine career progression Positive and collaborative work environment

The Role

Due to continued growth and involvement in major projects, AECOM has an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our established Building Services group in Canberra.

In this role you will be working with a dynamic, high performing team to deliver mechanical services solutions for our current and future projects. Our projects cover a diverse range of the construction sectors including Defence, High-Reliability Data Centers, Commercial, Hospitality, Transportation and Health.

As the senior team member, you will:

  • Lead the mechanical services design on our projects, with the opportunity lead multi-disciplinary teams in the future
  • Assist in the development of proposals to support new opportunities
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to junior engineers across the business.
  • This role is ideal for an experienced engineer who thrives on working in a fast-paced environment where quality deliverables and client service is paramount.

    You will be supported by a strong building engineering leadership team and surrounded by a team of knowledgeable and experienced engineers. You will also be expected to contribute to the enhancement of the AECOM reputation and brand.

    In return, you will be working with driven professionals across various end-markets who are passionate, smart, creative, curious and quirky but proud to be part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world.

    Minimum Requirements

    • 5+ years of experience in a similar role within a HVAC mechanical services industry is mandatory
    • Tertiary engineering qualification in Mechanical Engineering
    • Knowledge of design and analysis of mechanical piping and air distribution systems including equipment selections
    • Familiar with HVAC and building codes and standards
    • Extensive experience working across a variety of market sectors (i.e. industrial, commercial, healthcare, education and resources)
    • CPEng preferred, but not required.

    Benefits at AECOM

    The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s equal participation throughout our workplace.

    We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

    • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices
    • Paid Parental and Partner Leave
    • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging
    • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers
    • Wellbeing benefits e.g. vaccinations, health insurance discounts
    • Employee stock purchase plans
    • Professional memberships
    • Study assistance
    • Professional and technical development opportunities
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