Burns & McDonnell Senior Distribution Design Engineer / Electrical in Chicago, Illinois
Distribution Engineer for electric utility design engineering. This position will provide development and design services on 2.4kV to 34.5kV overhead and underground utility distribution projects. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous cities across the United States.
This role requires the ability to handle multiple projects and to prioritize work. This position will be responsible for the development an array of challenging items including the drafting and design of engineering deliverables on multiple complex utility distribution projects. This position will require interface with utility clients and collaboration with multiple offices. This exciting opportunity will provide latitude for continued professional growth as a part of our established mentorship programs.
Responsible for preparation and development of distribution voltage construction packages for both overhead and underground construction. Experience includes knowledge of overhead and underground construction methods, knowledge of distribution system equipment, and utilizing GIS information to aide in design. Plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Performs work which involves conventional engineering practices but may involve a variety of complex features. Requires general knowledge of precedents in specialty areas and familiarity with basic principles and practices in related specialties. May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments. This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.
Assignments may include:
Design distribution facilitates utilizing client standards including overhead and underground distribution facilities including distribution equipment installation, feeder replacement, cable replacement, new feeder design and others as assigned.
Routing, design and execution of distribution line projects.
Prepare proposals and engineering/project cost estimates.
Prepare calculations and equipment specifications.
Assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient, or testing is advisable.
Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.
Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel.
Some marketing responsibilities.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in engineering from accredited program. Minimum 3 years distribution experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience), 4 or more years distribution experience preferred. Understanding of distribution power flow. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Knowledgeable of telecommunications, Renewable and distribution generation integration, and advanced technologies a plus.
This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.Professional License required
Job Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s 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 magazine’s 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. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll 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 endless.
Are you ready to create amazing?
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 192099