Burns & McDonnell Assistant Electrical Designer in Saint Louis, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell’s Oil & Gas Practice in St. Louis (Chesterfield, MO) is in need of an Assistant Electrical Designer to perform 3D electrical design for its oil/gas piping projects. Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked No. 16 on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous cities across the United States.

This individual will support the department’s lead Electrical Engineers on multiple concurrent projects, while also providing guidance and direction to a remote offshore design team.

Electrical design work will be low- to medium voltage and includes one-line diagrams, wiring diagrams, schematic diagrams, grounding, cable tray layout, area lighting, electrical equipment, instrument location plans, and installation details.


  • 5-10 years’ experience in industrial electrical design, preferably Oil/Gas piping projects -- energy, food & beverage or pharma design experience could be considered.

  • 3D modeling experience for electrical is required; SmartPlant 3D (SP3D) experience is a huge plus.

  • Must have at least completed a CAD certificate program; Associates’ or Bachelor’s degree in CAD or related discipline preferred.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Must be a proactive self-starter who can work independently.

  • Experience with global design teams is very beneficial


Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-MO-Saint Louis

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: 180048