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Burns & McDonnell Senior Digital Delivery Specialist - Life Sciences & Technology (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell is seeking a motivated and experienced professional to work on the design and construction of manufacturing facilities and laboratories in the pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical device and advanced technology industries. In this role, you will support an industry-focused team providing excellent and trusted services globally.

We don’t run from challenges; we tackle them. Through integrated design-build delivery, our industry leaders – backed by our firm’s more than 13,500 engineers, architects, construction professionals and more – work in tandem with our clients to solve complex problems.

When we plan, design and construct projects, we do it like we own it. With a shared vision, mission and goals, our life sciences and technology team fosters a great place to work through its unique employee-ownership culture and professional development opportunities.

We make our clients successful. We are committed to growth through the development of our employee-owners and world-class EPC project delivery, leveraging both to bring our clients back, project after project.

The Senior Digital Delivery Specialist will lead all aspects of digital project delivery. This position will oversee aspects of the digital project management strategy to further Burns & McDonnell's position and facilitate collaboration with activities, pursuits, and projects. The Senior Digital Delivery Specialist will work on various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients.

  • Lead the facilitation of BIM coordination, collaborates with a national practice, and assist with digital delivery strategy.

  • Lead the development of digital delivery standards, processes, and tools in collaboration with production departments and the Digital Delivery Managers.

  • Provide fabrication models to Construction Team on design-build projects.

  • Responsible for the QA/QC process to monitor the development of digital delivery scopes of work, schedules, and budgets during the entire project life cycle.

  • Leads clash detection and ensure reporting and resolution process are followed.

  • Lead the preparation of digital model presentations for clients.

  • Lead the preparation of virtual reality simulations for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Review required project-related research data and perform metadata audits.

  • Lead the proposal process to ensure a proper digital delivery strategy.

  • Lead the presentation of the digital delivery project budget and estimates.

  • Lead the implementation of digital delivery project management methods, procedures, and tools.

  • Track and report model development, schedule, and digital delivery compliance on projects.

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to less experienced staff.

  • Provide performance feedback on team members.

  • Responsible for QA/QC process.

  • Participates in sales and marketing efforts to identify critical pursuits.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Complies with all policies and standards.


  • Bachelor Degree in virtual design and construction, Engineering Technology, or a related field from an accredited program and 8 years of experience planning, training, organizing, and delivering complex BIM models and related digital products across project teams. Required or

  • Associate Degree and 10 years of experience planning, training, organizing, and delivering complex BIM models and related digital products across project teams. Required or

  • 12 years of experience planning, training, organizing, and delivering complex BIM models and related digital products across project teams in lieu of a degree. Required

  • Ability to execute and integrate digital delivery into EPC projects.

  • Expert ability to utilize 2D and 3D applications.

  • Advanced working knowledge in calculations, design, and design systems.

  • Expert knowledge in the theory and practices of digital delivery; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines related to digital delivery; and capable of operating related discipline design software as required to meet digital delivery requirements.

  • Proactively Work with others, including, but not limited to, internal/external clients, Project Managers, Engineers and Designers across diverse multi-discipline project teams.

  • Advanced knowledge of digital delivery software, standards, and project deliverables.

  • Ability to integrate multiple BIM models across various software platforms.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.


Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 240712 Job Hire Type Experienced