Burns & McDonnell Staff Civil/Structural Substation Engineer in Chicago, Illinois
Burns & McDonnell is seeking a Civil/Structural Engineer for the Chicago market. The Civil/Structural Engineer will work within a multi-discipline team to develop efficient and reliable design of civil/structural components of Substation and Transmission Facilities in accordance with applicable industry codes and standards. Responsibilities may include but not limited to:
Delivering accurate and thorough designs of a variety of complex structures that will meet industry and/ client standards and codes as applicable.
Perform structural engineering quality reviews of peers and / or sub-consultants.
Structural design and analysis of anchorage, steel structures and steel connections, using RISA-3D or equivalent, MathCAD, and concrete foundations using industry standard applications or in-house design programs.
Performing hand calculations applying proficiency in civil/structural codes and standards such as AISC, ACI, ASCE 113, CBC, IEEE, NESC and others.
Field engineering and performing structural observations as needed.
Maintaining and developing good working relationships with Clients.
Monitoring and maintaining project commitments on design projects and coordinating design activities within the different disciplines of the Department.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in civil/structural engineering from accredited program. Minimum 3 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience). 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.
The position also requires the following:
Analysis and design of Foundations (reinforced concrete), anchorage, structural steel and connections using industry standard applications and/ in-house programs.
Development of technical project specifications
Client coordination experience
Working knowledge of AutoCAD or other CAD software required.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Job Civil Engineering
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.
We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 180681