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Burns & McDonnell Construction Manager - Facility Engineering Services (Kansas City, MO) in Kansas City, Missouri


Facility Engineering Services, a Burns & McDonnell company, is looking for a Construction Manager that has a desire to apply their experience, while actively engaging with the client and following a project from the completion of design through commissioning and operation. This opportunity is full-time, Monday through Friday, working day-shift at the Kansas City National Security Campus facility in Kansas City, MO. Occasional evening and weekend work is necessary to support construction schedules.

Be a part of an energy-filled workplace that pays for performance, where you can invest in a career that you can grow into. You will be involved in a variety of unique projects, from capital equipment installations to building infrastructure modifications. You will engage with both the designers and the client as part of an in-house team. Minimal travel is involved as the construction work is local to the Kansas City-based facility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working as an Owner’s Representative on a wide portfolio of simultaneous construction projects at the facility. Project include a wide range of scopes from small to complex with varying schedules.

  • Interacting with the client and contractor’s team to execute the construction scope and to communicate regular status updates or construction-related issues such as work procedures, complaints, and impairments to utilities or surrounding spaces.

  • Inspecting and reviewing projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, production quality, and other established requirements.

  • Where needed, getting direction or clarification from the multi-discipline project design team.

  • Actively developing relationships with all levels of the client organization, promoting client satisfaction.

  • Demonstrating creativity, foresight, and judgement in anticipating and solving problems.

  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in construction-related field plus 8 years of related experience or high school diploma plus 12 years of related experience.

  • US Citizen able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Security Clearance is required.

  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications. Knowledge of the construction process from the conclusion of design, through bidding, awarding, construction, commissioning, and close-out. Knowledge of typical processes for change orders, requests for information, submittal reviews, pre-occupancy inspections, and close-out is essential.

  • Knowledge of the typical divisions of work between design consultants, the various construction trades, and the owner.

  • Must have the mobility and ability to conduct field observations throughout the facility, which may include access via ladders, elevated platforms, or uneven terrain and typically in a construction environment without ideal access.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be proficient in the use of basic computer software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).


Job Field Construction Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 240058 Job Hire Type Experienced