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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Structural Engineer - Mission Critical (Dallas) in Dallas, Texas

Description

Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 8,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants, and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. Burns & McDonnell has exciting opportunities for those interested in growing their careers in one of the most fast-paced, innovative sectors of high-tech building design and construction. The project focus would be mission-critical data center projects. This opportunity hires directly into our Mission Critical team and into a multibillion-dollar industry that is growing at an exponential rate. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our site. Mission Critical is an international practice for Burns & McDonnell that involves exciting, collaborative work across many different departments.

The Assistant Structural Engineer will work under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer to assist project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations, and redevelopments on a variety of projects. The Assistant Structural Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting civil plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs. 

  • Assists in the structural design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.

  • Assists with modifying and reviewing production drawings for a variety of projects including, but not limited to: power plants, process facilities, industrial facilities, healthcare facilities, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.

  • Assists in designing structural components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.

  • Applies basic knowledge of commonly used structural engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the structural engineering services industry.

  • Assists with research and compiles project related data as required by the project managers.

  • Assists with correcting and updating drawings provided by senior engineers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.

  • Assists with client presentations, shop drawing review, and contract administration for the design of power, process, pipeline, industrial, healthcare, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.

  • Assists in performing field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

  • Involvement on campus or in the community preferred.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Complies with all policies and standards.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Structural Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program required or

  • Bachelor Degree in Structural or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Basic knowledge in standard structural engineering techniques, principles and procedures.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Basic computer skills include structural analysis programs (e.g., RISA), AutoCAD and BIM (e.g., Revit and Tekla).

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Engineers in Training-EIT Certification Preferred

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled

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Job Structural Engineering

Primary Location US-TX-Dallas

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 233170

Job Hire Type New Grad #LI-CO #GFS

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