Burns & McDonnell Staff Structural Designer - Life Sciences & Technology (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
Burns & McDonnell is seeking a motivated and experienced professional to work on the design and construction of manufacturing facilities and laboratories in the pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical device and advanced technology industries. In this role, you will support an industry-focused team providing excellent and trusted services globally.
We don’t run from challenges; we tackle them. Through integrated design-build delivery, our industry leaders – backed by our firm’s more than 13,500 engineers, architects, construction professionals and more – work in tandem with our clients to solve complex problems.
When we plan, design and construct projects, we do it like we own it. With a shared vision, mission and goals, our life sciences and technology team fosters a great place to work through its unique employee-ownership culture and professional development opportunities.
We make our clients successful. We are committed to growth through the development of our employee-owners and world-class EPC project delivery, leveraging both to bring our clients back, project after project.
A Staff Structural Designer will perform various phases of planning, site evaluations, analytical designs, report preparation, specifications, and preparation of proposal and construction documentation and structural plans as part of a project team. This position will work on various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients.
Perform detailed construction drawings for steel and reinforced concrete structures using structural specifications, engineering calculations, sketches, detailed drawings, and design information according to project standards and procedures.
Produce a full range of drawing production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.
Execute designs on a variety of projects pertaining to industrial, manufacturing, and other clients ranging from facility modifications to new facilities.
Perform 2D drafting and 3D modeling tasks. Design will be prepared using proper engineering standards and procedures.
Execute a variety of assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components and refining rough sketches.
Execute rough designs or sketches and redlines or mark-ups on ongoing projects.
Prepare structural calculations. Interpret and apply design codes and specifications related to design requirements.
Design structural elements and details.
Complete and review design drawings within scope, budget and schedule.
Incorporate schedules, budgets and project criteria into structural design and layouts.
Organize and maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Complies with all policies and standards.
Bachelor Degree in drafting technology or related field and 7 years related experience Required or
Associate Degree and 8 years related experience Required or
9 years progressive detailing and design experience. Required
Advanced understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables.
Advanced knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.
Advanced knowledge in the theory and practices of structural discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.
Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail.
Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Req ID: 240690 Job Hire Type Experienced