Burns & McDonnell Document Manager in Kansas City, Missouri


This position is responsible for the direction and leadership of the Document Management Section of the Core IT Department within the Operations Global Practice. Areas of responsibility include general roles supporting Core IT Department and specific roles relative to the Document Management Section including the following.

  • Develop the document management strategy to implement and administer an document management systems and related procedures that allow organizations to manage the lifecycle (capture, store, retrieve, share, archive and destroy) of electronic records and documents.

  • Maintain the document management systems through by developing, documenting, or maintaining standards, best practices, and system usage procedures.

  • Determine the document management policies and guidelines to facilitate efficient, legal, and secure access to electronic content.

  • Exercise security surveillance and access rights over document processing, reproduction, distribution, storage, or archiving.

  • Manage the assessment, acquisition, or deployment of new electronic document management systems.

  • Keep abreast of developments in document management by reviewing current literature, talking with colleagues, participating in educational programs, attending meetings or workshops, or participating in professional organizations or conferences.

  • Implement scanning or other automated data entry procedures, using imaging devices and document imaging software.

  • Plan and conduct meetings and presentations related to document management.

  • Provide administrative, supervisory and technical direction

  • Assign work and review performance to ensure quality and efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.

  • Recruit, develop, train and retain personnel.

All other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Library Science or Information Technology from accredited program.

  • Minimum 7 years related professional experience.

  • Direct Experience document management and document management systems or content management systems software.

  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.

Position requires the ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change.


Job Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

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: 180807