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Burns & McDonnell Staff Structural Engineer - Substation (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois

Description

By aligning individual passions with opportunities, Burns & McDonnell provides unbridled professional growth for the best talent in the industry. Burns & McDonnell is seeking a Structural Engineer to take control of their career potential in our Chicago office. This position will partner with a multi-discipline team to develop designs of electrical substations to support the safe and reliable delivery of electricity across the United States and Canada. Opportunities may include, but not limited to:

  • Thinking creatively to address the complex challenges faced by the largest utilities in North America.

  • Performing rigid bus analysis and the design of electrical substation steel structures, equipment foundations, structure foundations and secondary oil containment.

  • Providing support for our clients during construction.

  • Performing field inspections and compliance documentation.

  • Leading a team of single- or multi-discipline professionals to ensure project success.

  • Presenting designs and proposals to clients, permitting authorities, public interest groups, etc.

  • Corresponding and/or meeting with clients, contractors, and vendors.

  • Participating in project proposal efforts.

  • Advancing into leadership roles.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

  • Three (3) years of structural engineering experience, consulting preferred. Master of Science degree in structural engineering may be substituted for one (1) year experience.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a dynamic, quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Strong knowledge in standard structural engineering techniques and principles.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Risa3D, STAAD, Mathcad).

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Structural Engineering

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 211898

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