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AECOM 2025 Mechanical Engineering - Graduate Program

Company Description 

Work with us. Change the World.  

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.  At AECOM, you’ll work in a dynamic and inclusive environment where we will champion your integrity and innovative mindset.  

We are a team of over 56,000 specialists working across 7 continents to deliver some of the world’s most influential and transformational infrastructure projects. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future.  

Along with our clients and partners, we have one goal: to leave a positive, lasting impact on people and our planet. We’re driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.   

We are embarking on our cultural journey in Aotearoa, New Zealand. We are embracing the richness of Māori and Pasifika peoples and look to share more with you throughout your recruitment journey.  

Job Description 

A building services mechanical engineer is responsible for the planning, design, monitoring and inspection of HVAC & Hydraulics system. Each field fit in a specialism within the wider building services profession. 

Through the use of in depth modelling software’s, mechanical HVAC engineers will calculate the heating, cooling, ventilation demands of a particular building. Thermal and energy modelling tools are also used look to find innovative and sustainable solutions to reduce building energy consumption. Mechanical engineers are regularly involved in building design coordination, using BIM platforms to collaborate with architects, structural engineers, and many other design and construction professionals.

HVAC systems account for approximately 40% of a buildings energy usage. This provides mechanical engineers with a unique opportunity to influence the impact the buildings we design have on the environment and climate change. By incorporating sustainable design approaches to every project we undertake we are able to ensure we limit the impact of the construction projects we’re involved with.

The career opportunities at AECOM are endless! As you progress through our recruitment process, you will be prompted to choose your preferred role and location, along with a second and third choice.

For more details on our job opportunities and to help you select the right team please check out our opportunities document: click here. 

Our Graduate Program 

Our Growing Professional Skills (GPS) graduate program is designed to help you bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace. The program is spread across two years, drawing on a range of personal development activities, exposure to other graduates and business leaders, and a range of topics designed to grow your business and professional skills. 

Along with local site visits, technical seminars, mentoring, and internal and external training, AECOM connects you with leading local and global networks that help you learn, grow, and develop. 

As an added incentive, your involvement in the GPS program is fully endorsed for those seeking Professional accreditation. If you decide to do additional studies, we will help you examine your options and identify areas of specialisation to support you in your career. 


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