Burns & McDonnell Staff Civil/Pipeline Designer in Kansas City, Missouri

Description

Burns & McDonnell’s world headquarters in Kansas City, MO, is looking for a Staff Civil/Pipeline Designer to perform pipeline design on a variety of utility projects. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous other cities across the United States.

This position offers the opportunity to challenge and grow yourself professionally within Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine's top-ranked Transmission & Distribution practice.

The Staff Civil/Pipeline Designer will work within our Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Global Practice to perform the following duties:

  • Design civil engineering projects including site design, land development, roads, storm drainage systems, storm water management facilities, water and sanitary sewer utility design, sediment and erosion control, and traffic control, airports, and facility design.

  • Develop drawings for production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.

  • Execute variety of civil design assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components and refining rough sketches.

  • Execute changes to designs or sketches and mark-ups on ongoing projects.

  • Analyze reports, maps, drawings, tests, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects.

  • Responsible for incorporating design codes and specifications related to design requirements.

  • Review design drawings for quality assurance within scope, budget and schedule.

  • Report volume calculations for excavation, dredging, and upland site grading.

  • Review schedules, budgets and project criteria into civil design and layouts.

  • Responsible for revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information storage in a logical and well-structured manner.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in drafting technology or related field and eight years related experience or associate's degree and ten years related experience or eleven years progressive detailing and design experience. Field experience is desirable.

  • Expert understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables. Civil 3D experience is highly preferred.

  • Expert knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.

  • Expert knowledge in the theory and practices of civil discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks. Pipeline design experience is helpful.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % 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: 181401

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