Senior Technologist Mechanical at AECOM

Posted on :

20 Jun, 2016

Category :

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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. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

Position Title Senior Technologist: Mechanical

Job Category Engineering – Mechanical

Business Line Building Engineering

Country South Africa

State/Province/Region ZA – Gauteng

City Pretoria

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

Main Responsibilities For This Position

  • Mechanical Engineering design in the Building Services sector
  • HVAC Design including chilled water systems, VRV systems and data centre systems.
  • Ventilation systems design
  • Familiar with SANS 10400 Part O and XA and ASHRAE
  • Heat load Calculations in Carrier HAP™ software
  • XA modelling using Design Builder™ software
  • Lead a mechanical engineering team, provide technical training and mentorship to less experienced team members
  • Interfacing of designs with other disciplines e.g. structural, architectural
  • Handling full scope of mechanical projects from conception to close-out
  • Implementing and ensuring of compliance to company quality management system


Personal Attributes

  • Independent worker,
  • Deadline oriented,
  • Committed and driven individual


Minimum Requirements

  • Experience 5+ years
  • Pr. Techni. Registration preferential
  • Valid driver’s licence


Preferred Qualifications B.Tech Mechanical Engineering.

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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