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Burns & McDonnell Staff Electronic Security Specialist - Aviation & Federal (Multiple Locations) in Atlanta, Georgia


Burns & McDonnell assists clients of all sizes and industries by providing extensive physical services ranging from assessments, integrated security solutions, and large security architecture designs. Services we typically provide include security and safety system design, threat, risk, and vulnerability assessments, security surveys, security master planning, compliance to federal security programs, independent validation and verification of integrated security system operations, management of installation and maintenance, and staff augmentation to develop and implement facility management and protection processes. Burns & McDonnell is looking for consultants that will be responsible for the implementation of programs to provide physical protection of people, information, facilities, and other critical assets for our clients.

Job Duties:

  • Perform the design, planning, QA/QC, implementation, assessment, and management of access control systems, digital video surveillance systems, CCTV (Closed-circuit television), building security, building automation, and physical intrusion detection systems.

  • Provide vendor management including recommending and selecting vendors for solutions.

  • Evaluate, recommend, and integrate technologies into various new and existing sites and facilities, and the implementation of plans for systems growth, operations, and personnel requirements.

  • Develop complex information and decision-making systems that encompass diverse technologies including unified management software, access control, intrusion detection, video surveillance, telecommunication, wireless, sensors, door hardware, etc.

  • Evaluate client needs for new or modified security systems and products to determine feasibility, time frames and compatibility with current systems.

  • Evaluate client security programs and strategies to determine overall program effectiveness.

  • Research, evaluate, recommend, and select alternate systems or products for implementing security systems design.

  • Review policies, procedures, and regulations that may affect physical security expectations at client offices and project sites.

  • Perform security studies and assessments, security planning, security design, and other consulting services.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 8 years of physical security consulting experience or relevant equivalent in a corporate environment.

  • Bachelor's of Science in Engineering Technology or related degree from an accredited program.

  • Preference given to a degree or certification in security management, electronics, technology, or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated ability to create technical project deliverables including reports, assessments, and preliminary sketches.

  • Experience with AutoCAD, and Revit preferred.

  • CPP and/or PSP certification, or obtained within 12 to 24 months of employment.

  • Strong knowledge of physical security policies, procedures, and regulations.

  • Experience with design, installation, and/or commissioning of electronic security systems.

  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information.

  • Ability to travel 25% to 50%.

  • Physical office location preferably in Kansas City, Missouri, open to other regional office locations.

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Business Analysts

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-GA-Atlanta

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 221717

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-LS #A&F