Company: Burns McDonnell
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Burns & McDonnell is seeking a staff electrical engineer to join
our growing team in the Oil, Gas & Chemical (OGC) Global Practice
in our Kansas City, MO office! As a staff electrical engineer, you
will apply your knowledge of industrial electrical system design
requirements, design deliverables, project schedule, and leadership
skills to work with teams of engineers and designers.
As a staff electrical engineer, you will participate in projects
from conceptual planning, feasibility analysis, and front-end
engineering design (FEED) estimates, through detailed design,
construction and startup. The staff electrical engineer must be
able to follow instructions effectively, delegate effectively,
mentor effectively, provide leadership, guidance, training, and
instruction to less experienced engineers.
- Have knowledge of API, NFPA 70, 70E, NEMA, PIP, and other
- Evaluate client requirements and author clarifications and
exceptions to RFPs, design basis documents, project execution
plans, and electrical scopes of work.
- Preparation of electrical studies including electrical system
load studies, short-circuit analysis, relay coordination, arc flash
studies, motor starting system dynamics, harmonics analysis, ground
fault analysis, and other calculations as required.
- Have working knowledge of SKM or ETAP electrical system
modeling software packages.
- Help develop and refine electrical department procedures and
- Meet and correspond with clients and vendors
- Design and retrofit 15kV, 5kV, and 480V electrical systems
- Manage a cable schedule by interacting with controls
- Write specs to purchase electrical equipment
- Travel to the project site during construction to answer
- Experience in construction and field startup is a plus.
Experience with large industrial facility revamp projects with a
customized scope is a plus. Knowledge of industry standards and
codes such as NEC, API, PIP, IEEE color series books is a plus.
This position will make trips to job sites to survey existing
electrical conditions (travel about 15%).
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree
from an ABET-accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical or related Engineering
Technology from an ABET-accredited program and successful
completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering may be
substituted for 1-year experience.
3 years of electrical engineering experience
Experience in consulting preferred.
Successful completion (i.e.passing) FE or EIT preferred.
Candidate must have detailed design project experience.
Must have experience in Class 1 Div 2 Group C, D areas.
Must have experience with design activities listed above.
Must be willing to travel to the job site and meet with clients
and construction personnel to scope the project and answer
Must have basic knowledge of construction methods such as cable
tray installation, cable pulling, cable testing, etc. Having
refinery, midstream, gas processing, or chemical facility
experience is a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong
analytical and problem-solving skills.
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day.
When we take on some of the worlds toughest challenges, were
putting the industrys best thinking to work, striving to create
amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our
employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers,
architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and
business professionals is constantly growing.
We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe.
We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazines 100 Best Companies to
Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a
major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level
of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their
appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat
business rate and decades-long partnerships. Thats pretty cool for
a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in
At Burns & McDonnell, youll have the opportunity to make a
difference while fulfilling your personal and professional
ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny
and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of
service specialties, your career and development options are
Are you ready to create amazing? Burns & McDonnell is an Equal
Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
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