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Burns & McDonnell Project Engineer - Food & Beverage (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Staff Project Engineer will provide high level direction to all engineering design efforts for Design-only and/or Design-Build/EPC projects. Design-only projects will encompass engineering design work for traditional design-bid-build projects. Design-Build/EPC projects will encompass all design, procurement and construction management activities.

  • Direct discipline and overall engineering design efforts for Design-only and/or EPC projects.

  • Develop discipline man-hour budgets and work breakdown structure (WBS) codes.

  • Draft overall engineering man-hour budgets.

  • Perform independent quality and completeness reviews of engineering deliverables.

  • Coordinate schedule, budget and progress measurement functions with project controls teams.

  • Coordinate discipline design change notifications and draft client change orders.

  • Direct field engineering services from home office and/or field locations.

  • Prepare project cost estimates.

  • Prepare subcontract plan and subcontractor bid and award packages.

  • Prepare turnover and start-up plans.

  • Responsible for the implementation and use of in-house and client design and construction specifications.

  • Maintain project action item lists and design RFI l.

  • Perform internal and client design reviews.

  • Direct internal progress, status and review meetings: publish meeting minutes.

  • Prepare monthly client status reports.

  • Monitor discipline progress with vendor submittals

  • Direct vendor expediting efforts.

  • Develop vendor quality oversight plans.

  • Direct procurement process (equipment, piping, instruments, etc.)

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • A minimum of 4 years of detailed engineering design experience for design-only and/or EPC projects.

  • BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited university is required.

  • Certified Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred.

  • Strong facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.

  • Highly effective communicator with clear and concise writing and presentation skills.

  • High level of attention to detail.

  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Ability to develop and manage workplans, schedules and budgets and provide leadership to a diverse project team a plus.


Job Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 231839 Job Hire Type Experienced