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


We are seeking to hire a Staff Instrument & Controls (I&C) Engineer 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.

As an I&C engineer, work with a team of I&C engineers and designers, and other disciplines, to perform detail engineering, including front-end planning work, develop I&C quantities and cost estimation, conduct conceptual studies, perform technical quality reviews, attend Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), and support construction & commissioning activities. Work under direct supervision of an I&C lead or work independently on smaller projects or standalone activities.

  • Knowledge of instrumentation and control systems (PLC/DCS) is required.

  • Prepare instruments and control system specifications, instrument inquiry/bid packages, technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations.

  • Conduct review of instrument and control systems vendor drawings and data. Interface with suppliers, clients, other engineering disciplines, and detailers/designers.

  • Participate in the development of P&ID's and equipment/construction subcontract package specifications.

  • Develop instrument index, I/O list, cause & effect and logic diagrams, and control narratives.

  • Work with Burns & McDonnel India (BMI) I&C team and other disciplines to produce I&C engineering and design deliverables.

  • Work with clients and vendors for information required to complete engineering design deliverables on schedule and building long working relationship.

  • Interface and support construction personnel directly from the office and support construction and pre-commissioning activities in the field, as required.

  • Work with SmartPlant Instrumentation (SPI) and other smart tools to produce engineering and design deliverables.

  • Able to support construction and startup & commission activities in the field, as required


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering from an accredited program required.

  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification recommended.

  • 3 years related experience. Completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information.

  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

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


Job Instrumentation & Controls Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Req ID: 230138