Burns & McDonnell Assistant Structural Engineer - Global Facilities - Life Sciences & Technology (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
Our Structural Engineers are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard structural engineering techniques and procedures. This includes standard design of structural project work, assisting lead engineers with various project duties, and other duties as assigned.
Project work includes structural design for facilities in the industries of aerospace and industrial manufacturing, life sciences and pharmaceutical production, food processing, consumer products manufacturing, on-site energy generation, and commercial and institutional facilities. Example projects include jet aircraft and spacecraft testing and production facilities, pharmaceutical and food production facilities, central utility plants, hospitals and research labs, and commercial buildings. Some specific tasks for a structural engineer in Global Facilities include:
Perform detailed structural analysis, design, and calculations for a variety of structural systems and materials, including but not limited to: steel, concrete, masonry, cold-formed steel, foundations, framing, connections, and bracing.
Designing new industrial and manufacturing facilities, equipment foundations and utility supports, modifications/renovations to existing buildings, below-grade and above-grade structures, structural support for complex processes/systems/equipment.
Provide construction support by answering construction questions, reviewing contractor submittals, and performing field site visits.
Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Structural or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
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 and design 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.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.
Job Structural Engineering
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 232812 Job Hire Type New Grad