Burns & McDonnell Staff Structural Engineer in Manhattan, New York


Burns & McDonnell, a premier provider of engineering consulting services since 1898, is seeking experienced Staff Structural Engineers to join our team in our New York City office. We are seeking top performers, preferably with experience in the Aviation and Federal Markets

This position will perform structural analysis and design of airport terminals, transportation, federal facilities, and other buildings.

Plans, conducts and coordinates work requiring judgment, independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Performs work which involves conventional engineering practices, but may involve a variety of complex features. Requires general knowledge of precedents in specialty areas and familiarity with basic principles and practices in related specialties. May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and prepare reports. This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in civil/structural engineering from accredited program.

Minimum of 3 years related structural design experience

Master's degree may be substituted for one year of professional experience

Ideal candidate must be able to perform steel, concrete, and foundation design and analysis

Preference given to candidates with software experience in RISA, ETABS, REVIT, and SAFE. Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Completion of FE exam is required.

PE license preferred.


Job Structural Engineering

Primary Location US-NY-Manhattan

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: 182150