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Staff Electrical Designer - Distribution (St. Louis)

Company: Burns & McDonnell
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description -Burns & McDonnell's office in St Louis, MO is looking for a Distribution Designer to perform distribution line design on a variety of utility projects. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE's List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous other cities across the United States.

This position offers the opportunity to challenge and grow yourself professionally within Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine's top-ranked Transmission & Distribution practice. Be on the cutting edge of new technologies and engineering practices in the T&D engineering space.

The Staff Distribution Designer will work within our Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Global Practice to perform the following duties:

Responsible for the design of low to medium voltage (2.4-120kV) distribution and sub transmission lines using CADD.Prepare construction documents including plan and profile drawings for overhead and underground electric distribution, fiber optic and telecommunications facilities.Provide field support during construction.Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.Performs work which involves conventional engineering practices but may involve a variety of complex features.Requires general knowledge of precedents in specialty areas and familiarity with basic principles and practices in related specialties.May coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.Assist project manager to develop scope of work and conceptual design for the projects.Communicate and coordinate project activities with project manager, client, and others as needed.Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to less experienced staff members.Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of one's work.Other duties will be assigned as required.
Qualifications -Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and eight years related experience or associate degree and ten years related experience or eleven years progressive detailing and design experience. Field experience is desirable.Expert understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, GIS and Excel to develop the design deliverables.Expert knowledge in design, calculations, and design systems.Expert knowledge in the theory and practices of civil discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.Excellent written & verbal communication skills.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Schedule -Full-time - -Travel -Yes, 15 % of the TimePrimary Location -US-MO-Saint Louis#LI-EF -#T&D -About Burns & McDonnellBurns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world's toughest challenges, we're putting the industry's best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing. -We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That's pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.At Burns & McDonnell, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Keywords: Burns & McDonnell, St. Louis , Staff Electrical Designer - Distribution (St. Louis), Professions , Saint Louis, Missouri

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