Burns & McDonnell Staff Electrical Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri


Responsible for performing electrical transmission line design on various types of transmission line projects, including greenfield, rebuild, and reconductor projects. Responsibilities may include: Preparation of plan and profile drawings for high voltage overhead transmission lines. Preparation of estimates and proposals. Perform overhead transmission line based design calculations, including sag-tension, wire blowout, swing angle, damper recommendation, structure spotting, clearance reports, wire selection, and hardware design/selection. Perform calculations on transmission line lightning protection, grounding, insulation design, conductor selection and corona.


Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and 3-6 years related experience with routing and design of high voltage overhead transmission line facilities is required. Completion of a Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Experience in 69kV to 500kV transmission line design and working knowledge and/or expertise in PLS-CADD based software programs required. Excellent written & verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem solving skills required. EIT preferred.

Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % 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: 180357