Burns & McDonnell Staff Electrical Engineer - Substation (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
By aligning individual passions with opportunities, Burns & McDonnell provides unbridled professional growth for the best talent in the industry. Burns & McDonnell is seeking an Electrical Engineer to take control of their career potential in our Chicago office. This position will partner with a multi-discipline team to develop designs of electrical substations to support the safe and reliable delivery of electricity across the United States and Canada. Opportunities may include, but not limited to:
Thinking creatively to address the complex challenges faced by the largest utilities in North America.
Performing facets of substation physical design including yard layout plans, sections and details; grounding, lightning protection, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC/DC power systems, and associated bills of material.
Performing facets of substation protection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC schematics, equipment wiring and relay panel wiring.
Performing or overseeing quality review of above facets of substation design
Preparing equipment specifications.
Providing support for our clients during construction.
Performing field inspections and compliance documentation.
Leading a team of single- or multi-discipline professionals to ensure project success.
Presenting designs and proposals to clients, permitting authorities, public interest groups, etc.
Corresponding and/or meeting with clients, contractors, and vendors.
Participating in project proposal efforts.
Advancing into leadership roles.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical or related 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.
3 years of electrical engineering experience, consulting preferred.
Successful completion (i.e.passing) FE or EIT preferred.
Strong knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Strong computer skills include AutoCAD, MicroStation, 2D and 3D rendering programs and other analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Req ID: 213227