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Burns & McDonnell Electrical Engineer - Networks, Integration, and Automation (Atlanta) in Atlanta, Georgia


Our Transmission & Distribution global practice is looking for a Staff Electrical Engineer in our Atlanta office. The Staff Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the design and coordination of the successful construction and turn up of telecommunications network equipment and associated subsystemsand/or forengineering design and technical oversight of multiple SCADA deployment projects. Major responsibilities for the Staff Electrical Engineer will include designing and coordinating construction of telecommunications infrastructure utilizing client standards and/or developing new standards and/or engineering design and technical oversight of multiple SCADA deployment projects.

  • Project deliverables may includea mixture of the following:

  • Bill of materials

  • Specifications

  • Equipment plans, sections and details

  • Wiring diagrams

  • Cable lists

  • Device configuration files

  • Network architecture diagrams

  • Channel plans

  • RF path studies

  • Points lists

  • Device configuration files

  • Equipment migration plans

  • Identify and troubleshoot device communications using several different protocols

  • Implement SCADA systems usingvarious transports and protocols

  • Scope of work documents

  • Provide support to customers in field of expertise

  • Work with the project manager to establish project schedule and lead the engineering team to meet deadlines

  • Coordinate engineering, contracting and project execution with the Burns & McDonnell construction management team and field staff

  • Identify,communicate, and resolve issues on projects as needed

  • Execute complex assignments requiring the use of advanced tools and techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods

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

  • Work closely with the project team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction and that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines

  • Perform design quality reviews

  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel to develop relationships with key client points of contact

  • Prepare proposals and assist in presentations

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering from an ABET accredited program or Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam

  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering may be substituted for 1-year experience

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in telecommunication infrastructure construction projects

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineering (PE) registration

  • Previous consulting experience

  • Previous utility company experience

  • Previous construction experience

  • Previous networking or telecom experience

  • Previous SCADA experience


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 210102