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Burns & McDonnell Staff Instrument & Controls Engineer - OnSite Energy & Power (Multiple Locations) in Kansas City, Missouri


The OnSite Energy & Power team is looking for a Staff Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Engineer to support projects for distributed energy plants for institutional and industrial clients, including electric, steam, chilled water, hot water, and cogeneration plants. The Staff I&C Engineer will be able to independently perform I&C engineering activities for small to medium multi-disciplinary projects for new or existing facilities or controls upgrade projects for existing facilities.

The Staff I&C Engineer will be responsible for performing the following activities:

  • Assist in I&C studies, including site walkdown, scope development, stakeholder interviews, vendor selection, cost estimate development and develop written reports

  • Support the development Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's)

  • Support the development Mechanical and Electrical Equipment Specifications

  • Development of Instrument Lists

  • Develop Instrument Procurement Specifications

  • Develop Instrument Data Sheets

  • Develop Instrument Installation Details

  • Develop Instrument Location Plans

  • Develop Control System (DCS and/or PLC) Specifications

  • Develop Control System (DCS and/or PLC) System Architecture Diagram

  • Develop Control System (DCS and/or PLC) I/O List

  • Develop Control System (DCS and/or PLC) Control Narratives

  • Develop Control System (DCS and/or PLC) Logic Diagrams

  • Develop Control System (DCS and/or PLC) Graphics Diagrams

  • Develop Control System Network Drawings

  • Develop I&C Connection/Loop Diagrams

  • For assigned procurement contracts (e.g., Instrumentation, Control Systems, CEMS/PEMS)

  • Develop Approved Vendors Lists

  • Coordinate with procurement to develop RFQ documentation

  • Perform technical bid evaluations

  • Review vendor submittals

  • Perform software and hardware configuration with various platforms, including Rockwell.

  • Support Factory Acceptance Tests

  • Provide technical assistance during commissioning at project site

  • Perform quality reviews of project submittals

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies

  • All other duties as assigned


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

  • 3 years of related experience required.

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

  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification or Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred.

  • 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., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, AutoCAD). 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. Ability to travel.


Job Instrumentation & Controls Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-TX-Fort Worth, US-NC-Raleigh

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 223189 Job Hire Type Experienced