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Burns & McDonnell Electrical Engineer - Terminals and Pipelines in Kansas City, Missouri


We are seeking to hire an Electrical Engineer for our Oil, Gas & Chemical Terminals & Pipelines Global Practice in Kansas City, MO!

Do you have the skills and motivation to make your place in an engineering team in a rapidly growing market? Burns & McDonnell is growing its presence in the liquid fuels markets.

We are seeking electrical and instrumentation engineers with experience in fuels, industrial or process industries to lead and execute electrical designs on projects ranging from small studies to large, design-build projects.

This position requires a self-starter with strong, proactive work ethic.

  • You will be responsible for executing the overall E&I design process and preparation of contract drawings and specifications while working with multidisciplinary project teams for major hydrocarbon pipeline and terminals clients.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.

  • In the course of these project assignments, you will meet and build relationships with clients or outside personnel in the office and in field settings.

  • Candidate should be capable of assisting clients with planning and programming E&I aspects of projects.

  • Must also have the ability to determine project scope, schedule, and budget.


  • Must have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from an accredited program.

  • Must have at least 3 years of related experience.

  • Completion of FE Exam or can take the FE Exam within 6 months of starting.

  • Knowledge of industrial design software (for example, Plant3D, ETAP or SKM) is preferred.

  • Experience in the fuels, industrial, or similar markets preferred.

  • Applicable experience includes, but is not limited to:

  • Pipeline booster stations, product storage facilities

  • Truck and marine loading and offloading

  • Single line diagram development

  • Medium and low-voltage motor starters and control centers

  • NFPA and API hazardous area classification

  • National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)

  • ANSI and IEEE Standards

  • Instrumentation, ISA and PIP P&ID

  • Experience in P&ID development and review

  • PLC controls and safety control system

  • Wiring, raceway, grounding layout and design


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

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: 192154



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