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Burns & McDonnell Senior Mechanical Engineer - Mission Critical (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois

Description

Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 8,000 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. The 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.

Qualifications

Required Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an 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 the ambition to attain PE license.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Datacenterer or telecommunication facility experience.

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modeling with either Autodesk Computational Fluid Design software or 6Sigma, preferably with data centers.

  • Knowledge of critical facility electrical design.

  • Ability to write specifications for mechanical equipment, devices, and material.

  • Familiarity with other building systems and coordination with those systems and components.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Mechanical Engineering

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 223046

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