Burns & McDonnell Distribution Designer - Distribution (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
This position offers the opportunity to challenge and grow yourself professionally within Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine's top-ranked Transmission & Distribution practice. Be on the cutting edge of new technologies and engineering practices in the T&D engineering space.
The Distribution Designer will work within our Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Global Practice to perform the following duties:
Responsible for the design of low to medium voltage (2.4-120kV) distribution and subtransmission lines using CADD.
Prepare construction documents including plan and profile drawings for overhead and underground electric distribution, fiber optic and telecommunications facilities.
Provide field support during construction.
Plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
Performs work which involves conventional engineering practices, but may involve a variety of complex features.
Requires general knowledge of precedents in specialty areas and familiarity with basic principles and practices in related specialties.
May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.
This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.
Assist project manager to develop scope of work and conceptual design for the projects.
Communicate and coordinate project activities with project manager, client, and others as needed.
Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.
Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of one’s work.
Other duties will be assigned as required.
Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and two years related experience or associate's degree and three years related experience or four years progressive detailing and design experience.
Strong understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables. Ability to learn and effectively utilize new design software programs.
Ability to utilize both 2D and 3D applications to prepare engineering drawings.
Basic knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.
Basic knowledge in the theory and practices of engineering 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-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 210885