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


We are seeking to hire a Staff Instrument & Controls Designer in our Kansas City, MO office within our Oil, Gas & Chemical Global Practice, working on minor and major scale EPC projects and serving mid-stream, refining, chemical, and renewable industries.

The Staff Instrument & Controls Designer will be part of the engineering team working on I&C systems design for EPC projects in Oil & Gas industry. This position is to work in a team environment and produce instrumentation & controls design deliverables.

  • Expert in using 2D AutoCAD and Microstation.

  • Prepare designs and drawings using project specifications and discipline-associated written and verbal instructions in accordance with established design practices, standards, and procedures.

  • Work with Burns & McDonnel India (BMI) I&C team and other disciplines to produce I&C design deliverables. Work with clients and vendors for information required to complete design deliverables on schedule. Interface and support construction personnel directly.

  • Experienced working in 3D model environment and utilizing smart-tools like SPI and AVEVA, preparation of construction deliverables like panel/building layouts, cable schedule, installation details, instrument index, instrument location plans, loop diagrams, and wiring/termination drawings.

  • Strong knowledge of field instrumentation installations. Provide leadership and guidance to less experienced staff members.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to less experienced I&C design staff. Support I&C project lead in developing schedules, budgets, and managing resources.


  • 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. Related instrument and controls detailing, and design experience preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • SmartPlant Instrumentation (SPI) and AVEVA experience is highly desired.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access).

  • Able to plan and execute work without extra oversight.

  • Understands project schedule and budgets.

  • Oil & Gas Industry experience is desired.

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


Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 210390