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Burns & McDonnell Staff Electrical Designer - Oil, Gas & Chemical (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri

Description

Burns & McDonnell’s world headquarters in Kansas City, MO, is looking for a Staff Electrical Designer to join our growing team in the Oil, Gas, and Chemical Global Practice. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous cities across the United States.

This position offers the opportunity to exercise your design skills, plan and produce 2D/3D drawings, and showcase your leadership talents through coordination, communication, and execution of projects.

The Staff Electrical Designer will work on a diverse portfolio of projects with various clients in the Oil, Gas & Chemical industries to perform the following duties:

  • Design grounding, duct bank, cable tray, area class, and lighting systems from concept to completion.

  • Plan and develop a full range of electrical deliverables including plan drawings, installation details, and section/elevations.

  • Perform calculations for lighting, conduit, cable tray, and duct bank.

  • Develop 3D models of electrical components such as cable tray, lights, duct bank vendor equipment, etc.

  • Develop schematics and one-line drawings from engineering sketches.

  • Follow all company, client, and project design and drafting standards.

  • Execute, organize, and maintain project revisions to designs and drawings in a logical and well-structured manner.

  • Interpret and apply applicable codes and specifications related to design requirements.

  • Complete and review design drawings within scope, budget and schedule.

  • Coordinate drafting and design efforts with both internal and external clients and vendors.

  • Develop and grow industrial construction knowledge and field experience.

  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Design various electrical projects including creating electrical schematics, grid plan layouts, electrical power systems, lighting systems, protection and controls, and site and facility design. Follow all company, client and project design and drafting standards.

  • Plan and develop drawings for production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.

  • Execute variety of electrical design assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components and refining rough sketches.

  • Execute changes to designs or sketches and redlines or mark-ups on ongoing projects.

  • Analyze reports, drawings and tests to plan and design projects.

  • Interpret and incorporate design codes and specifications related to design requirements.

  • Review design drawings for quality assurance within scope, budget and schedule. Perform project tasks and assignments within budgeted hours and deadlines.

  • Compute volume calculations for conduit/grounding layouts, equipment and panel wiring diagrams and relay panel schematics.

  • Organize and maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information are stored in a logical and well-structural manner.

  • Responsible for clear and concise written and verbal communications, as it relates to the project client coordination.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and seven years related experience or associate's degree and eight years related experience or nine years progressive detailing and design experience.

  • Three or more years of refinery, gas processing or pipeline experience is preferred but not required.

  • Must be willing and eligible to obtain or currently hold a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

  • Good understanding of NEC, Electricity Basics, Industrial Construction, industrial Facility Safety and CAD Standards.

  • Experience utilizing 2D and 3D design programs (AutoCAD, MicroStation, SmartPlant 3D, SmartPlant Review, Navisworks, Visual). SmartPlant 3D experience preferred.

  • Ability to learn and effectively utilize new design software programs.

  • Advanced ability to utilize both 2D and 3D applications to prepare engineering drawings.

  • Strong knowledge in the theory and practices of electrical design; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to electrical; and capable of operating electrical 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.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 210866

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