Burns & McDonnell Electrical Engineer / Oil & Gas in Saint Louis, Missouri
Burns & McDonnell is looking for a senior electrical engineer to join our growing team in the Oil, Gas & Chemical (OGC) Global Practice. As a senior electrical engineer, you will apply your knowledge of industrial electrical system design requirements, design deliverables, project schedule, and leadership skills to lead teams of engineers and designers, and help grow the business by developing strong relationships with key clients in the midstream, downstream and petrochemical sectors of the Oil and Gas industry. This business line within Burns & McDonnell executes engineering, procurement and construction projects of processing facilities throughout the refining, midstream and petrochemical market sectors.
As a senior electrical engineer you will participate in projects from conceptual planning, feasibility analysis, and front-end engineering design (FEED) estimates, through detailed design, construction and startup. The senior electrical engineer will serve as the project lead electrical engineer on EPC projects and as Project Manager on electrical upgrade projects. The senior electrical engineer must be able to delegate effectively, mentor effectively, provide leadership, guidance, training, and instruction to less experienced engineers.
Have detail knowledge of API, NFPA 70, 70E, NEMA, PIP, and other industry standards
Evaluate client requirements and author clarifications and exceptions to RFPs, design basis documents, project execution plans and electrical scopes of work.
Provide hands-on electrical engineering while mentoring and coaching the discipline team.
Preparation of electrical studies including: electrical system load studies, short-circuit analysis, relay coordination, arc flash studies, motor starting system dynamics, harmonics analysis, ground fault analysis, and other calculations as required.
Have detail knowledge of SKM or ETAP electrical system modeling software packages.
Help develop and refine electrical department procedures and specifications.
Interact daily with senior management at Burns & McDonnell
Regularly meet and correspond with clients and vendors
Design and retrofit 15kV, 5kV, and 480V electrical systems
Manage a cable schedule by interacting with controls engineers
Write specs to purchase electrical equipment
Travel to the project site during construction to answer questions
Write energization guidelines with the initial operations team
Experience in construction and field start up is a plus. Experience with large industrial facility revamp projects with customized scope is a plus. Advanced knowledge of industry standards and codes such as NEC, API, PIP, IEEE color series books is a plus. This position will be accountable for schedule and budget and making trips to job sites to survey existing electrical conditions (travel about 15%).
Candidate must have experience as a lead electrical engineer on detailed design projects. Must have experience in Class 1 Div 2 Group C,D areas. Must have experience with design activities listed above. Must be willing to travel to the job site and meet with clients and construction personnel to scope the project and answer construction problems. Must have basic knowledge of construction methods such as cable tray installation, cable pulling, cable testing, etc. Must have refinery, midstream, gas processing, or chemical facility experience.
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from accredited program. Minimum 10 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience). Registered Professional Engineer. NCEES record for licensing in multiple states a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 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.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-MO-Saint Louis
Travel: Yes, 15 % 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: 190237