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Burns & McDonnell Senior Mechanical Engineer - Healthcare in Kansas City, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell is experiencing rapid growth within our Healthcare and Research Facilities business lines and has an immediate need to add a Senior level Mechanical Engineer to the team. Our team is heavily involved in facility planning, design and construction within both theprivate and government healthcare markets as well as higher education medical and laboratory markets.This individual will take on an immediate client facing role and will be provided with the support and freedom to continue growing the business. Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead teams of junior engineers and designers

  • Provide advanced technical advice to project staff and serve as project discipline engineer on major projects

  • Serve as a Project Manager on projects of various sizes to be responsible for budget, schedules, scope and project staffing

  • Meet and correspond with clients and outside personnel on a regular basis

  • Some business development responsibilities

  • Quality control

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mechanical or architectural engineering from accredited program.

  • Minimum 7 years of related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience).

  • Candidate will have engineering experience in the medical and/or research facility construction industry, especially design-build projects.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the United States in good standing is required.

  • Experience with medical facility systems design and equipment installations such as surgery suites, imaging suites, pharmacy systems design, and general patient care areas. Experienced in design of both medical office buildings and acute care medical facilities.

  • Higher Education Laboratory facility design experience preferred.

  • Experience with ISO Cleanrooms of ISO 7 or cleaner preferred.

  • Previous consulting engineering experience required.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access authorization to the clients' sites required.


Job Mechanical Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 190091