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Burns & McDonnell Senior Piping Engineer - Water (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell's Water Global Practice in Kansas City, MO is seeking to hire Senior Piping Engineers to support projects in a variety of industry sectors, including the strategic areas of renewable fuels and water reuse.


  • Work includes conceptual studies, detailed design, field installation, and construction support for water and wastewater projects in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.

  • Will be assigned as the lead piping engineer for EPC (Engineer, Procure and Construct) projects, occasionally may work under other leads with piping engineering responsibility.

  • Maintains and promotes a focus on safety and Burns & McDonnell’s final deliverables.

  • Must demonstrate effective communications with other engineering disciplines and must be adept at management of change.

  • Assumes responsibility for piping engineering scope, schedule, and budget for EPC Projects.

  • Mentors and guides less experienced engineers.

  • Coordinate the layout of equipment and piping per project and client design standards.

  • Responsible for coordination and/or execution of pipe stress calculations.

  • Responsible for coordination and final checking of pipe layout, design, 3D model, and isometric piping drawings.

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

  • Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related degree from an ABET-accredited program.

  • Or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

  • 7 years piping engineering experience. EPC project experience preferred.

  • Professional Engineering License (PE) required.

  • This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.

  • Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Previous consulting experience preferred.

  • Must be capable of leading projects and delegating work tasks to teams.

  • Experience in navigating 3D models with Navisworks.

  • Experience in performing pipe stress calculations with CAESAR II or similar software.

  • Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications.

  • Must have the ability to travel overseas to monitor project execution with overseas engineering partners (occasional).

  • Must be willing and eligible to obtain or currently hold a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

  • Must have the ability to lead the execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment. Previous consulting experience preferred.

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


Job Piping Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 240205

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JH #WTR