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Principal Mechanical Engineer


St Albans, United Kingdom

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

About the Business Line Building Engineering
We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary
Our Building Services team are seeking an Mechanical Principal Engineer to join the Building Engineering team to lead the design of a number of London & Overseas projects, to be based in our St Albans office.

About the role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic self-motivated person who has excellent written and verbal communication skills and who wants to make a difference in the mechanical field of building services as well as being involved with all other disciplines. We are specifically looking to appoint a Principal Engineer who has knowledge and experience in relevant areas, is familiar working closely with clients & Architects to deliver major London, European & Worldwide projects.

About the Office & team:

The St. Albans office has an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. St. Albans is a historic market town in Hertfordshire with excellent transport links, and is only 20 minutes from Central London by train. Our modern office is the largest building engineering hub in the UK for AECOM totalling over 400 people nationwide. Due to recent project wins we are looking to enhance and grow the Buildings team with individuals with a strong technical background that share our enthusiasm and determination.

The mechanical and electrical engineers we have in our St Albans team specialise in Commercial, healthcare, education, sports, and leisure. We are market leaders on large international projects, as well as working closely with the local community.

Job Responsibilities:

•To act as discipline team leader for projects, from feasibility through to operational phase for Building Services Projects.
•To manage a team of engineers, specialists and coordinate and support the management team.
•To prepare and present designs, reports and specifications.
•To manage the design and construction stage activities with both external and internal teams.
•Contribute to the update of AECOM standards.
•Be competent to deliver, review & approve mechanical engineering calculations (IES/ Hevacomp).

Minimum Requirements
•A highly motivated individual with excellent technical understanding of mechanical building services for the different sectors along with a good overview of the other disciplines in building services
•Significant track record of leading their discipline design teams.
•Experience in project management within a defined fee budget and program.
•Ability to speak fluently and communicate effectively in written reports and oral presentations.
•An experienced Mechanical Engineer or Building Services Engineer presently holding a senior position

Preferred Qualifications
•Degree educated in electrical or building services engineering or related discipline, ideally Chartered or at least with qualifications leading to this.

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.


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