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Burns & McDonnell Electrical / Mechanical / Instrument & Controls Engineering Intern - Food & Consumer Products (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


An Instrument & Controls (I&C) Engineering Intern in our will work collaboratively with our Food and Consumer Products Group to support the Global Facilities Global Practice. This position will provide support and assistance with requests in support of the business strategy. Responsibilities during the internship could include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for compliance with company and project site safety policies.

  • Works with a team of Instrument and Controls Engineers and Designers in the execution of design. Interfaces with a multi-discipline project team consisting of project manager, electrical, controls, estimating, and multiple engineering disciplines.

  • Develop controls design deliverables including I/O list, Process Control Narratives, and Control Panel Design.

  • Develop PLC and HMI programming design deliverables, network design and system configuration.

  • Develop instrumentation design deliverables including Instrument List, Instrument Construction Specifications, Instrument Installation Details, Wiring Diagrams, and Instrument Location Plans.

  • Develop electrical design deliverables including 480VAC and below equipment power design, installation plan drawings, and conductor schedules.

  • Work with project team to develop design calculations, project studies and report preparation.

  • Participation in field commissioning and startup support of the design deliverables at customer site.

  • Coordinating and manage all vendor I/O and instrument lists; coordinate I/O to determine partitioning of the control system hardware.

  • Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Pursuit of Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Engineering from an accredited program

  • Currently enrolled, and in good standing, in a post-secondary education program in a field related to the work done in the department.

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.

  • 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 Intern

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 213460