Burns & McDonnell Senior Structural Engineer - Industrial Water/Wastewater in Kansas City, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell's Water Practice is in search for a Senior Structural Engineer for its rapidly growing Industrial Group. Founded in 1898, 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.

Candidate will be responsible for the design and specification of steel, concrete, masonry, stainless steel, and aluminum structures for industrial water and wastewater treatment facilities associated with refineries, power plants, and manufacturing facilities. Executes complex assignments requiring the use of advanced design and detailing techniques. Develops scopes of work, project schedules, design budgets, and staffing plans. May assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient or testing is advisable. Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members. Regularly meets and corresponds with clients, contractors, or outside personnel. Some marketing responsibilities. Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering from accredited program. Minimum seven years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience). Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Strong AutoCAD, SmartPlant, CADWorx, or similar 3D CAD skills a plus. 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. Experience with refineries preferred, but not necessary. Professional Engineer license preferred.


Job Structural Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % 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: 181627