Burns & McDonnell Senior Startup Coordinator in Kansas City, Missouri


This position as a Senior Startup Coordinator will be responsible for leading field electro-mechanical commissioning projects in support of startup commissioning efforts on various Power Plants and/or Industrial Plants. This position will lead the execution of tests for a wide variety of electrical and mechanical equipment and systems to ensure testing is performed in conformance with project startup standards and procedures.

  • Responsible for consulting on advanced planning and preparation of startup activities and major milestones.

  • Develop and implement clear startup procedures as required by clients.

  • Responsible for leading discipline section commissioning activities of startup packages as required in accordance with plans, procedures and agreements.

  • Develop documentation for proper maintenance of startup packages for quality control needs and client usage. Ensure project team compliance with quality assurance and quality control as well as processes and procedures.

  • Consult with vendors and subcontractors regarding equipment testing and commissioning.

  • Lead technical staff activities to complete startup system testing.

  • Lead and implement field startup commissioning audits.

  • Present startup commissioning information in meetings.

  • Lead projects to meet clients' and Burns & McDonnell's expectations for technical excellence, budget and schedule.

  • Observe and promote company and site safety policies.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Power & Controls or a relevant field of study. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • A minimum of 10 years of Startup Commissioning experience in Power or Industrial Plants (required.)

  • Computer Skills : MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat.

  • Candidates will be required to complete a minimum of 10 hours of OSHA training in order to be OSHA 10 Hour Certified.


Job Field Construction Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 181202