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Burns & McDonnell Staff Instrumentation & Controls Engineer - Life Sciences & Technology (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri

Description

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 Staff Instrument & Controls (I&C) Engineer will work on design teams to create world class designs for grassroots and revamp/brown field refining and chemical projects. The Staff I&C Engineer will work with the design team throughout the Engineering/design, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) process, adapting I&C plans according to assigned budget, schedule, engineering/design standards, and client requirements. The Staff I&C Engineer will assist in providing deliverables for Front End Planning (FEP) and Detailed Design phases and support construction phase.

  • Prepare instrumentation engineering/design deliverables, including Instrument Index, Instrument Data Sheets, Instrument Installation Details, Instrument Location Plans, Wiring Diagrams, and Loop Diagrams.

  • Prepare control systems (DCS and/or PLC) and Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) Data Sheets.

  • Prepare controls design deliverables, including I/O list, Process Control Narratives, Graphic Sketches, Cause & Effect Diagrams, Alarm Rationalization, and manage third party control system suppliers to comply with the control system design requirements, including participating in Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT).

  • Prepare I&C purchase specifications, review bids, make technical recommendations and manage the overall purchase, review of I&C packages, and review of vendor documentation.

  • Develop P&ID's for various projects.

  • Perform process measurements such as temperature, pressure, flow, level, analyzers, and control valves. Utilize knowledge of various technologies for selecting appropriate I&C application.

  • Perform preliminary sizing calculations for instruments such as orifice plates, controls valves, relief valves, and thermowells.

  • Develop level sketches in conjunction with multiple departments.

  • Responsible for applying knowledge of commonly used I&C engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the engineering services industry.

  • Provide leadership and guidance for less experienced engineers.

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Complies with all policies and standards

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program. and 3 years of applicable engineering experience, consulting preferred. Required or

  • Master Degree in above Engineering programs or related and 2 years of applicable engineering experience, consulting preferred. Required

  • Strong knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Proficient in standard engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Proficient in Smart Plant instrumentation (SPI) in the development of instrument datasheets

  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)

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

  • Must have or be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).

  • Engineers in Training-EIT Certification Preferred

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Instrumentation & Controls Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 240700 Job Hire Type Experienced

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