Burns & McDonnell Staff Mechanical Engineer - Mission Critical (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 7,600 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants, and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. Burns & McDonnell has exciting opportunities for those interested in growing their careers in one of the most fast paced, innovative sectors of high tech building design and construction. Project focus would be mission-critical data center projects. This opportunity hires directly into our Mission Critical team and into a multibillion-dollar industry that is growing at an exponential rate. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our site. Mission Critical is an international practice for Burns & McDonnell that involves exciting, collaborative work across many different departments.
Position available for a mechanical engineer with experience in a variety of facility mechanical system and subsystems including: studies, layout, specification and design of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, utilities, infrastructure, and controls. Position will focus on the design of large scale manufacturing facilities.
Additional duties include:
May develop and evaluate plans for major projects.
May assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient or testing is advisable.
Develop flow diagrams, P&IDs, and sequences of operation as required.
May coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments.
Progressive design responsibilities.
Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.
Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering may be substituted for 1 year experience.
Mission Critical facility design experience is preferred.
Experience with energy and HVAC load calculation software a plus.
3 years of mechanical 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, BIM (Revit), 3D Rendering Programs, hydraulic analysis, and HVAC analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
Job Mechanical Engineering
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Req ID: 212757