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Burns & McDonnell Staff Mechanical Engineer in Norfolk, Virginia

Description

Wishing you could have an ownership stake in the company you are working for? Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction environmental and consulting services firm. We are a 100% employee-owned, with regional and project offices nationwide. Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, constructs and manages projects all over the world with one mission in mind -- to make our clients successful. We are proud to be honored locally, regionally, and nationally as a Best Place to Work.

Burns & McDonnell is looking for the unique mechanical engineer that has a desire to apply their technical design experience, while actively engaging their entrepreneurial spirit. Looking for more direct client and end-user interaction? We’ve got it. Whether you enjoy working with clients that are commercial, military, domestic, or international, you will have the opportunity use those leadership and people-skills that sets you apart from your peers. You will be involved in a variety of unique design projects, from airports to international training facilities. Be a part of an energy-filled work place that pays for performance, where you can invest in a career that you can grow into project management or business development opportunities.

Position available for a mechanical engineer with experience in a variety of facility mechanical system and subsystems including: studies, layout, specification and design of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, utilities, infrastructure, and controls. Types of projects will include:

  • Aviation Hangars and related facilities

  • Airport terminals and related facilities

  • Military facilities

  • Federal facilities

  • Large infrastructure upgrade projects, etc.

Additional duties include:

  • May develop and evaluate plans for major projects.

  • May assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient or testing is advisable.

  • Develop flow diagrams, P&IDs, and sequences of operation as required.

  • May coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments.

  • Progressive design responsibilities.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.

  • Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from accredited program.

  • Minimum 3 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience).

  • Commercial aviation or federal facility design experience is preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience with ASHRAE standards, IPC, IMC, and IECC codes.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Previous consulting experience preferred.

  • Experience using BIM a plus

  • Experience with energy and HVAC load calculation software a plus.

  • Completion of Fundamentals of Engineering Exam strongly preferred.

  • This position will be performing Federal related project work for Burns & McDonnell's client(s). A qualified applicant must have the ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access authorization to the clients' facilities.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Mechanical Engineering

Primary Location US-VA-Norfolk

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: 181230

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