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Burns & McDonnell Staff Electrical Engineer – Mission Critical (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Burns & McDonnell has exciting opportunities for Electrical Engineers interested in growing their careers in one of the most fast paced, innovative companies for high tech building design and construction. Project focus would be mission-critical data center projects. This opportunity hires directly into that team and into an industry of more than $17 billion. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our site.

Specific areas of responsibility include the following:

  • Designing electrical systems/equipment to provide for a useful and safe workplace.

  • Advise clients regarding electrical systems/requirements available to meet their needs and comply with safety codes.

  • Monitor installation of designed equipment/systems to ensure compliance with design specifications and safety codes.

  • Participate in developing the design criteria for protective device coordination, relay applications, medium voltage transformers, switchgear, medium and low voltage distribution.

  • Reviews electrical designs and specifications of equipment or systems being purchased or fabricated.

  • Developing concept studies and design.

  • Enforces standards and practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, or architectural from accredited program.

  • 3 years of related electrical design experience.

  • Knowledge of electrical design principles, standards, and codes.

  • CAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office skills necessary to accomplish electrical design goals.

  • EIT professional designation with ambition to attain PE license.

Preferred Criteria

  • Data center or telecommunication facility experience.

  • Knowledge of critical facility electrical design.

  • Understanding of NFPA 70, 70E, 75, 101 and other applicable sections.

  • Ability to write specifications for electrical equipment, devices, and material.

  • Familiarity with other building systems and coordination with those systems and components.


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 223135