Burns & McDonnell Staff Mechanical Engineer - Water / Wastewater (Chicago, St Louis, Columbus, Detroit) in Chicago, Illinois
Burns & McDonnell’s rapidly growing Global Water Practice is searching for a Staff Water / Wastewater Mechanical Engineer in its' Upper Midwest Region. Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, and St. Louis. Burns & McDonnell’s success, as well as its long list of awards and repeat clients, results from the employee-owner culture and mission to “Make Our Clients Successful.”
The Staff Mechanical Engineer will work on project teams to create world-class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities. The Staff Mechanical Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting mechanical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.
Perform mechanical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.
Modify and review production drawings for a variety of projects including, but not limited to: power plants, process facilities, industrial facilities, healthcare facilities, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.
Design mechanical components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
Applies strong knowledge of commonly used mechanical engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the mechanical engineering services industry.
Research and compile project related data as required by the project managers.
Update drawings provided by senior engineers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.
Compiles information for client presentations, shop drawing review, and contract administration for the design of power, process, pipeline, industrial, healthcare, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.
Performs field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.
All 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.
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
Other Locations US-MO-Saint Louis, US-MI-Detroit, US-OH-Columbus
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Req ID: 231190 Job Hire Type Experienced