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Burns & McDonnell Senior Communications Engineer - Aviation & Federal (New York) in Manhattan, New York


Burns & McDonnell is considered a leading consultant in aviation and federal facilities industries. We are engaged in high visibility projects, both large and small, at major airports and military bases worldwide. You will be involved in a variety of unique design projects, from aircraft hangars to microgrids, from airport terminals to military training facilities.

Experience in the following areas of project design would be of high value:

  • Power Distribution Systems

  • Voice and Data Communications

  • Generators and UPS Equipment

  • Security, Access Control, and CCTV Systems

  • Fire Alarm Systems

  • Medium Voltage Systems


  • Bachelor's degree required in electrical engineering from accredited program. Minimum 7 years related experience.

  • Candidate must be able to lead projects and coordinate with other disciplines/leads

  • Experience with voice and data, security, access control, CCTV, structured cabling infrastructure preferred.

  • PE (NY) required.

  • RCDD preferred.

  • Candidate should be capable of executing complex assignments requiring the use of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods.

  • May develop and evaluate plans for major projects. May coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.

  • Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel in addition to some marketing responsibilities.

  • Candidate should be capable of assisting clients with planning facility improvements for electrical, lighting, communications, and/or controls aspects of projects.

  • Must also possess the ability to determine project scope, schedule, and budget.

  • Successful candidate will have excellent written & verbal communication skills along with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.

Compensation Range


The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Connecticut Public Act 21-30, An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for Vacant Positions. The final agreed upon compensation is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location. The total annual compensation package will consist of a base salary and eligibility to participate in our discretionary year-end incentive bonus program.


Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs. As part of being 100% employee-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in addition to our 401(k) retirement program. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page.


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-NY-Manhattan

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 213989