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Burns & McDonnell Underground Transmission Engineer – Transmission (Wallingford) in Wallingford, Connecticut


Our Transmission & Distribution global practice is looking for an Underground Transmission Engineer in our Wallingford, CT office to serve as a lead engineer on engineering/EPC projects. This position will be supporting successful project execution from the project award through project closeout. Major responsibilities will include:

  • Overall Focus

  • Provide technical support to design team

  • Support team level accountability for the implementation and tracking of design quality control processes and procedures utilizing all applicable QC forms and checklists.

  • Support the overall mission of meeting client requirements and expectations, industry standards, and Burns & McDonnell standards are maintained

  • Communicate with the project manager regularly regarding project status and identification of challenges or concerns relating to project designs, the client, or the team

  • Identify development needs of team and mentor, coach, and develop team

  • Project Execution

  • Support adherence to project plan. Proactively communicate changes to project plan with the team.

  • Complete production work required to meet deliverable milestones

  • Coordinate design change notifications with project manager

  • Provide technical support over construction engineering support

  • Support vendor drawing reviews and fabrication progress

  • Communicate necessary project resource needs

  • Perform QC reviews, as required

  • Client Engagement

  • Build relationships with key personnel at the client organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited program.

  • Must have a minimum of three years of experience in project (engineer/construction) execution.

  • Experience working on underground electrical infrastructure projects

  • Engineering in Training is preferred.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.

  • Previous consulting experience is preferred.

Compensation Range

$100,000 - $155,000

The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Connecticut Public Act 21-30, An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for Vacant Positions. The final agreed upon compensation is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location. The total annual compensation package will consist of a base salary and eligibility to participate in our discretionary year-end incentive bonus program.


Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs. As part of being 100% employee-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in addition to our 401(k) retirement program. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page.


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-CT-Wallingford

Other Locations US-RI-Providence

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 230643 Job Hire Type Experienced