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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 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: 230983

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-DS #OGC