Burns & McDonnell Staff Mechanical Engineer - Mission Critical in Columbus, Ohio
Burns & McDonnell has opened a new office in Columbus, Ohio, with a team focused on mission-critical datacenter projects! This opportunity hires directly into that team and into an industry of more than $17 billion. The Columbus office is growing a full complement of professionals with expertise in in architecture, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, construction, and project management.
“With consumer demand increasing for everything from on-demand movies to augmented/virtual reality, Internet traffic is just exploding,” says Sam Allen – Columbus Mission Critical Department Manager. “Every market analysis you see agrees that there is no end in sight to this trend and this is causing enormous pressure to speed up development and increase flexibility in datacenters. This is a major reason why Burns & McDonnell is assembling a large team with integrated specialties who can take development of these mission-critical facilities from early planning, environmental and siting studies to full-scale engineering design and construction.”
This individual will assist project teams of engineers, designers and architects to create world class design on a variety of projects from concept design through completion of construction. Project focus would be data centers and telecommunications facilities but could include a variety of other facilities including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, manufacturing, airports, or institutional.
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 3 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
Data center 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
Job Mechanical Engineering
Primary Location US-OH-Columbus
Travel: Yes, 20 % 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: 180356