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Burns & McDonnell Staff Mechanical Engineer - Mining (Phoenix) in Phoenix, Arizona


Burns & McDonnell is seeking to hire a Staff Mechanical Engineer with mining experience within our Energy Global Practice in our Phoenix, AZ regional office!


  • Plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates work related to mining requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation, and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Performs work that involves conventional engineering practices but may involve a variety of complex features.

  • Requires general knowledge of precedents in mining systems and familiarity with a wide variety of principles and practices related to mining.

  • May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.

  • This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related degree from an ABET-accredited program.

  • Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering may be substituted for 1-year experience.

  • 3 years of mechanical engineering experience, mining-related work preferred.

  • This position requires a competent individual experienced in photovoltaic power systems and AC distribution and collection systems.

  • Knowledge and field experience in pumping system design and hydraulic analysis or material handling is preferred.

  • Must work well in a team environment, be able to travel, and perform physically challenging fieldwork.


Job Mechanical Engineering

Primary Location US-AZ-Phoenix

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 225904 Job Hire Type Experienced