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Burns & McDonnell Associate Electrical Engineer – Onsite Energy & Power (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The energy industry is undergoing rapid and dramatic changes, transitioning away from fossil fuels to newer technologies and alternative energy sources. At the same time, the risks posed by climate change and aging infrastructure require an array of dynamic and innovative solutions to deliver resilient utility services.

Meeting the needs of this energy transition requires motivated industry experts to help grow our business and develop innovative solutions to make our clients successful. Burns & McDonnell is expanding our OnSite Energy & Power team to tackle the complexities of decarbonization to deliver a cleaner and more secure energy future.

By joining our team, we’ll harness your expertise as an innovator and technical leader to develop strategies to solve our client’s challenging energy needs. The Associate Electrical Engineer will manage electrical design teams to create world-class designs for new utility installations, plant upgrades, and redevelopments for a variety of project types including distributed generation and microgrid projects for corporate, healthcare, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military campuses and facilities.

What you will do

  • Manage electrical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.

  • Applies expert knowledge of commonly used electrical concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry.

  • Applies expert knowledge and experience to complex projects, find non-standard design solutions.

  • Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.

  • Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of electrical systems.

  • Manage field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.

  • Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications.

  • Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met.

  • Manage sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits.

  • Manage the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.

  • Quality review and approve project budgets and cost estimates. Report project performance.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the electrical engineering practice.

  • Responsible for QA/QC process adherence and process improvement.

  • Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.


  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program. and 13 years electrical engineering experience. EPC project experience preferred. Required or

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. and 13 years electrical engineering experience. EPC project experience preferred. Required or

  • Master Degree in Electrical Engineering and 12 years electrical engineering experience. EPC project experience preferred. Required

  • Expert knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures. Strong knowledge of electrical equipment design ANSI and IEEE Standards. Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with leading the discipline design for large projects and delegating work tasks to team members. Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications.

  • Ability to travel.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License Preferred.

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


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 241815

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-KJ #GFS