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Burns & McDonnell Assistant BIM Developer - Aviation & Federal (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Aviation & Federal Division of Burns & McDonnell seeks an Assistant Developer to work within the Electrical Department. The Assistant Developer will support all aspects of software development related to electrical systems design software platforms.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop an understanding of both electrical systems design and associated design software platforms.

  • Assist with developing and implementing systems software including utilities and other tools required to improve the design capabilities of the design software platforms.

  • Gather and understand team member requirements for development of design software functionality.

  • Create Dynamo scripts for use with AutoDesk Revit, AutoCAD and Civil 3D.

  • Create custom nodes for use with Dynamo.

  • Create engineering and construction specific software programming including databases, cloud-based solutions, laser scanning, generative design, and reality capture equipment.

  • Assist the team with analyzing, recommending, implementing and managing the design software.

  • Assist in identifying new software releases or solutions for the design software.

  • Assist in identifying new technologies and alternative systems to enhance electrical design capabilities.

  • Maintain a broad knowledge of current and emerging state-of-the art computer/network systems technologies, architectures, and products.

  • Accurately estimate development efforts.

  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • Technical expertise in computer equipment, storage, back-ups, operating systems and tools used in an operating environment required.

  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to obtain applicable certifications.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.


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Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 213037