AECOM Principal, Regional Director of Building Engineering in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Principal, Regional Director of Building Engineering

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Principal, Regional Director of Building Engineering for employment in our Tampa, FL or Atlanta, GA office.

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 is seeking an experienced Building Engineering leader to lead the continued growth of our multi-disciplinary High Performance Building Engineering team throughout our Southeast region driving performance building engineering solutions within multiple sectors including Sports, Corporate, Commercial, Government, Healthcare, and Education. The position can be located in either our Atlanta, Ga office or our Tampa, FL office. Healthcare expertise is preferred. This position reports directly to the B+P SER Regional Business Line Leader and is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team.

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


  • Develops 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

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


  • Inspires 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

  • Attracts, develops and retains industry leaders and prominent technical specialists to strengthen the AECOM brand and performance


  • Works with the national BE market sector leader, identifies regional market sector BE champions (when appropriate) and empowers 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

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

  • Engages 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

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

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

  • Maintains active involvement in strategic pursuits

Technical Excellence & Brand

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

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

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

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

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

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • 15+ years of experience in engineering with prior management experience in all phases of projects

  • 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.

  • Passion for sustainable design

  • 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

  • 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

  • Experience with FL or GA Building Codes

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 179519BR

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.