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Burns & McDonnell Senior Startup Coordinator - Energy (Multiple locations) in Houston, Texas


We are seeking to hire a Senior Startup Coordinator to support our Energy Global Practice!

This position as a Senior Startup Coordinator will be responsible for leading field electro-mechanical commissioning projects in support of startup commissioning efforts on various Power Plants and/or Industrial Plants. This position will lead the execution of tests for a wide variety of electrical equipment and systems to ensure testing is performed in conformance with project startup standards and procedures.

  • Experienced in electrical safety, arch flash hazards, lockout/tagout, with a proven history for working safely around energized and non-energized electrical equipment.

  • Responsible for consulting on advanced planning and preparation of startup activities and major milestones.

  • Develop and implement clear startup procedures as required by clients.

  • Responsible for leading discipline section commissioning activities of startup packages as required in accordance with plans, procedures and agreements.

  • Develop documentation for proper maintenance of startup packages for quality control needs and client usage. Ensure project team compliance with quality assurance and quality control as well as processes and procedures.

  • Consult with vendors and subcontractors regarding equipment testing and commissioning. Including electrical testing of switchgear, motor control centers, VFD’s, generators and other major electrical equipment.

  • Lead technical staff activities to complete startup system testing.

  • Lead and implement field startup commissioning audits.

  • Present startup commissioning information in meetings.

  • Lead projects to meet clients' and Burns & McDonnell's expectations for technical excellence, budget and schedule.

  • Observe and promote company and site safety policies.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Power & Controls or a relevant field of study. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • A minimum of 10 years of Startup Commissioning experience in Power or Industrial Plants (required.)

  • Computer Skills: MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat.

  • Candidates will be required to complete a minimum of 30 hours of OSHA training in order to be OSHA 30 Hour Certified.


Job Field Construction Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations United States, US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 211905