Assistant Mechanical Engineer- Aviation Fueling
Burns & McDonnell - Kansas City, MO

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Tired of cranking out the same mechanical designs week-in and week-out in a ho-hum career? Underutilizing your communication and people skills? 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”. Apply your technical design experience while actively engaging your entrepreneurial spirit. Be a part of an incredible company where your technical skills, communication skills, and leadership skills converge to create a tremendous career opportunity!
Variety, opportunity, and technically challenging - one thing is for certain: ho-hum will no longer be part of your new job description. You can expect to be a part of an energy-filled work place at a successful and growing company where the employees own 100% of the company. Whether you enjoy working with clients that are domestic or international, you will have the opportunity use those leadership and people-skills that set you apart from your peers. Positions are available for assistant and lead mechanical engineers with 2 to 6 years of experience in military or commercial aircraft 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 will get experience 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 standard 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.
Engineer with experience working for other consulting firms and/or construction contractors. Bachelor's degree required in mechanical engineering from accredited program. Minimum 2 years related experience, PE registration a plus. 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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At Burns & McDonnell, we believe in the power of an entrepreneurial dream. It’s how we began, in 1898, when Clinton Burns and...