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Burns & McDonnell Senior Chemical Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri

Description

Burns & McDonnell’s headquarters in Kansas City is looking for a Senior Chemical Engineer to apply advanced technical expertise on engineering, procurement, and construction projects of processing facilities throughout the refining, midstream and chemical market sectors. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous cities across the United States.

This position will allow you to the opportunity for more direct client and end-user interaction while engaging your technical design experience and entrepreneurial spirit at an industry-leading firm.

The Senior Chemical Engineer will work on an integrated design team within our Oil, Gas & Chemical division to perform the following duties:

  • Perform process design calculations and develop deliverables such as hydraulic calculations, equipment sizing, process simulations, Heat and Material Balances (H&MB), Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs) and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs). Progressive design and project management responsibilities.

  • Plan, schedule, conduct and coordinate work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Execute complex assignments requiring the use of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods.

  • May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.

  • May develop and evaluate plans for major projects and assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient or testing is advisable.

  • Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.

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

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from accredited program. Minimum 7 years of related applicable experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience).

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be proficient in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Experience in process simulation software (i.e. HYSYS, Aspen Plus and/or Petro-SIM, HTRI) is preferred.

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Job Chemical Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % 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: 192158

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