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Burns & McDonnell Senior Project Engineer - Pipelines (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Burns & McDonnell office in Kansas City is looking for a Senior Pipeline Engineer to lead pipeline project teams for a variety of natural gas pipeline projects.

Major responsibilities for the Senior Pipeline Engineer include:

  • Develop business and relationships with clients

  • Lead in the execution of engineering activities

  • Pipeline design including plans, profiles, crossings, details, associated bill of materials, and related facilities

  • Coordination to obtain survey, geotechnical investigations, permitting, land acquisition.

  • Calculations for studies and reports

  • Material and equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing.

  • Lead in preparation of proposals and scope development, including conceptual designs and execution plans

  • Engineering/project cost estimates and schedules

  • Lead coordination of design activities with other disciplines (Pipeline Facilities, Civil/Structural, Electrical, Instrumentation and Control, etc.)

  • Develop and improve processes, tools and/or factory acceptance testing

  • Provide leadership, training and mentoring to less experienced engineers and team members

  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personneland provide short term field support during construction


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from ABET accredited program

  • Minimum of 7 years related experience (completion of master’s degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience)

  • Professional Engineer registration strongly preferred

  • Proficiency with 49 CFR Part 192 and ASME B31.8.

  • Preference for familiarity with 49 CFR Part 195 and ASME B31.4

  • Strong preference for those with experience and connections within the natural gas utility industry

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Capability of solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard approaches, techniques, procedures, and criteria


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Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 220133