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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Telecommunications Engineer - Networks, Integration & Automation (St. Louis) in Saint Louis, Missouri


The Assistant Telecommunications Engineer will assist on a variety of complex utility projects, including supervisory control and data acquisition, distribution automation, cyber security, microwave radio, wireless networks, fiber optics, and smart grid.

  • Assist in designing telecommunications networks utilizing client standards or developing new standards.

  • Assist with project deliverables such as: bill of materials, specifications, yard layouts, equipment plans, sections and details, wiring diagrams, control building arrangements, DC calculations, cable lists, SCADA points lists, device configuration files, network architecture diagrams, channel plans, RF path studies, and cutover plans.

  • Assist in execution of complex assignments requiring the use of advanced tools and techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods.

  • Identify, communicate and assist in resolving issues on projects as needed.

  • Adhere to established project schedule to meet deadlines.

  • Work closely with the project team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction and that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical, computer or other related engineering discipline from an accredited program.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Must be capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.

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


Job Telecommunications

Primary Location US-MO-Saint Louis

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 201788