Burns & McDonnell Senior Mechanical Engineer - Mission Critical (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 7,600 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants, and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. Burns & McDonnell has exciting opportunities for those interested in growing their careers in one of the most fast paced, innovative sectors of high tech building design and construction. Project focus would be mission-critical data center projects. This opportunity hires directly into our Mission Critical team and into a multibillion-dollar industry that is growing at an exponential rate. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our site. Mission Critical is an international practice for Burns & McDonnell that involves exciting, collaborative work across many different departments.
Specific areas of responsibility include the following:
Designing mechanical systems/equipment to provide for a useful and safe workplace.
Advise clients regarding mechanical systems/requirements available to meet their needs and comply with safety codes.
Monitor installation of designed equipment/systems to ensure compliance with design specifications and safety codes.
Participate in developing the design criteria for air and water side of building mechanical systems.
Reviews mechanical designs and specifications of equipment or systems being purchased or fabricated.
Developing concept studies and design.
Additional opportunity exists to develop Project Management skills:
Assist Project Managers with day to day management of project execution, deliverables, quality, schedule, contracts, subcontracts, proposals, and client interface.
Facilitate and execute contract administration responsibility for RFIs, submittals, change management and claim mitigation.
Assist in project reporting status, risks, schedule and cost.
Enforces standards and practices.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering from accredited program is required.
Minimum of 7 years of related mechanical design experience.
Knowledge of mechanical design principles, standards, and codes.
Expert software and computer skills required including AutoCAD, BIM (Revit), 3D Rendering Programs, and Microsoft Professional Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Strong technical, written, and verbal communication skills are required.
EIT professional designation with ambition to attain PE license preferred.
Data center or telecommunication facility experience preferred.
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modeling with either Autodesk Computational Fluid Design software or 6Sigma, preferably with data centers preferred.
Knowledge of critical facility electrical design preferred.
Ability to write specifications for mechanical equipment, devices, and material preferred.
Familiarity with other building systems and coordination with those systems and components preferred.
Job Mechanical Engineering
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Req ID: 212723