Staff Mechanical Engineer- Aviation Fueling
Burns & McDonnell 48 reviews - Kansas City, MO

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Are you tired of working for a company with no hope of getting a “piece of the pie”? Think that your opportunity to be a share-holder or owner in the firm is limited by the person currently in the corner office? Get your “skin in the game” by bringing your talents, creativity, and outstanding communication skills to an employee-owned company that is repeatedly voted a “Best Place to Work”. Burns & McDonnell is looking for the mechanical engineer that has a desire to help provide leadership to this outstanding company. Apply your technical design experience while actively engaging your entrepreneurial spirit. Looking for more direct client and end-user interaction? We’ve got it. Whether you enjoy working with military clients that are domestic or international, you will have the opportunity use those leadership and people-skills that set you apart from your peers. Be a part of an energy-filled work place that pays for performance, where you can invest in a career that you can grow into project management or business development opportunities. Positions available for lead mechanical engineers with 4 to 15 years of experience in fueling systems.

Burns & McDonnell is considered the leading consultant in the aircraft fueling industry. We are engaged in high visibility projects both large and small at major airports and military facilities worldwide. Additionally, the fueling department executes projects for major oil companies and other industrial clients, including pipeline terminals and truck loading facilities.
Successful candidate would be experienced in the design and construction of military fuel systems, potentially including:
· Familiarity with military standards including UFC 3-460-01(MIL-HDBK 1022A)
· Familiarity with military fuel system specifications (Unified Facilities Guide Specifications – USACE/NAVFAC)
· Design of Type III, IV & V hydrant fueling systems
· Design of military storage tanks including aboveground and cut & cover types
· Design of truck load/unload facilities
Experience with industrial piping systems and equipment including pumps, valves, storage tanks and accessories is desired. Responsibilities will include creation of P&IDs, mechanical system control arrangements, layout of equipment pads and valve manifolds, system hydraulics and pipe stress analysis. Familiarity with fuel receipt, storage and dispensing systems is beneficial.
Candidate should be capable of executing complex assignments requiring the use of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods. May develop and evaluate plans for major projects. May coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments. Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members. Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel in addition to some marketing responsibilities.
Professional Engineer (P.E.) with experience working for other consulting firms and/or construction contractors. Bachelor's degree required in mechanical engineering from accredited program. Minimum 4 years related experience. Successful candidate will have excellent written & verbal communication skills along with strong analytical and problem solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.
Schedule Full-time Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City



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It may sound like a law firm, but Burns & McDonnell provides construction services, not legal advice. A top design/build firm in the US,...