AECOM Regional Director of Building Engineering in New York, New York

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Regional Director of Building Engineering

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

AECOM’s Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to design excellence and an integrated approach to creative problem-solving. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through relevant and innovative design solutions. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, architecture, interiors, building engineering, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

AECOM’s New York, NY office is seeking an experienced Building Engineering leader to lead the continued growth of our multi-disciplinary High Performance Building Engineering team throughout our New York Metro region, driving performance building engineering solutions within multiple sectors including Sports, Corporate, Commercial, Government, Healthcare, and Education. This position reports directly to the B+P NY Metro Regional Business Line Leader and is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Are you a motivated and creative Engineering Leader?

  • Do you have 15+ years of solid MEP, Structural or Facade design experience within consulting or design-build firm?

  • Do you have a passion for creating innovative, sustainable design solutions within High Performance, Resilient Buildings?

  • Do you thrive in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team?

  • Do you enjoy developing innovative solutions to challenging opportunities?

  • Do you have a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect and responsibility?

  • Will you bring energy and enthusiasm to the office?

  • Are you ambitious and eager to grow together?

  • Do you want to be part of an organization that is built to create a better world?

Then we want to hear from you.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:


  • Develop strategic plan for growth of Building Engineering in region

  • Be the primary PoC for the RBLL into the region’s Building Engineering practice

  • Be a champion for Building Engineering at the regional strategy table

  • Assist in development and implementation of NA BE B+P growth strategy


  • Inspire a growth and innovation centric culture within the regional BE team

  • Be an advocate for a market driven approach; a regional approach to BE resourcing; and the transition away from office silos

  • Attract, develop and retain industry leaders and prominent technical specialists to strengthen the AECOM brand and performance


  • Working with the national BE market sector leader, identify regional market sector BE champions (when appropriate) and empower them to work with the national B+P market sector leadership to identify, position for, and secure BE led projects within the sector and to coordinate the BE component of multi-disciplinary AECOM teams

  • Lead a twice-monthly BE growth call with their regional BE Sector champions for update on market opportunities and strategic positioning efforts

  • Engage in initial pursuit strategy calls, in support of the BE market champion and provide strategic insight into the BE approach - this is for both BE only efforts and integrated pursuits

  • Monitor effective maintenance of the Salesforce data by the BE market sector champions to correctly identify the anticipated revenue flow to BE from regional pursuits

  • Attend monthly regional BE growth call and provide updates on key growth

  • Maintain active involvement in strategic pursuits

Technical Excellence & Brand

  • Identify the regional discipline leads and empower them to lead a regional, multi-office team that is delivering innovative solutions profitably

  • Provide strategic oversight to the discipline hiring strategy in the region – right people, right markets, and right location

  • Encourage market / discipline BE brand awareness efforts (awards submittals, conference papers, etc) by the regional discipline and market BE leads

  • Hold monthly technical excellence call with regional discipline leaders to get update on project delivery, team training and innovation efforts

  • Point of contact for national MSLs, discipline or regional leaders if an issue needs to be escalated

  • Maintain active engagement in projects as a Project Director (2) for strategically important projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • 15+ years’ experience in engineering with prior management experience in all phases of projects including 7+ years in a management role

  • Professional Engineer

  • Proven ability to successfully develop client relationships and win work

  • Ability to manage multiple projects of a complex scope

  • Ability to engage in development of Building Engineering strategies being deployed

  • Ability to empower a multi-disciplinary engineering team

  • Ability to analyze and provide innovative solutions

  • Developing system narratives (writing, organizing the document, develop images) as part of both pursuit and project efforts

  • CAD/BIM design

  • Experience with ASHRAE 90.1, 62.1 and 55

  • Experience with New York Building Codes

  • Review own work to ensure accuracy (rather than depend on peer review)

  • Interact and work with diverse set of clients and subcontractors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Design Build experience

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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Job Category Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184496BR

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.