Burns & McDonnell Assistant Civil Engineer - Overhead Transmission (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
The Assistant Civil Engineer will work under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer to assist project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations, and redevelopments on a variety of projects. The Assistant Civil Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting civil plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.
Project work includes design of overhead high-voltage transmission lines. The market is continuing to evolve due to technology advancements and policy changes. Projects partner with utilities to design, plan, and improve the modern electric grid. Civil tasks with the group include:
Developing design criteria requirements for transmission line design
Modeling transmission lines in 3D modeling software
Determining geometry, loads, and performance requirements for transmission line structures
Coordinating strength and geometry requirements for wire support hardware assemblies
Assisting in the construction executing including development of civil construction specifications, cost estimate preparation, and survey coordination
Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Civil or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
Basic knowledge in standard civil engineering techniques, principles and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Basic computer skills preferred (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation, PLS, PLS-CADD,) and civil analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.
Job Civil Engineering
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 212547