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Assistant Civil/Pipeline Designer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Burns & McDonnell
Physical Address

Kansas City, MO 64106
Job Description


Burns & McDonnell’s world headquarters in Kansas City, MO, is looking for an Assistant Civil/Pipeline Designer to perform pipeline 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\.

The Assistant Civil/Pipeline Designer will work within our Transmission and Distribution \(T&D\) Global Practice to perform the following duties:

+ Assist in various phases of planning, proposal preparation, site evaluations, analytical designs, report preparation, specifications development, and preparation of construction documentation and environmental plans\.

+ Assist in designing various oil & gas pipeline/gas utility projects including site design, land development, roads, railroads, and waterbody crossings\.

+ Assist with a full range of drawing production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non\-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity\.

+ Assist with a variety of assignments specific to the oil & gas industry, using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, as well as sizing various system components and refining rough sketches\.

+ Assist with initial rough designs or sketches and mark\-ups on ongoing projects\.

+ Assist with analyzing reports, maps, drawings, tests, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects\.

+ Process and incorporate survey data into designs and perform QA/QC on survey data received by others\.

+ Interpret and apply design codes and specifications related to design requirements\.

+ Complete and review design drawings within scope, budget and schedule\.

+ Complete plan and profile alignment sheets, typical detail drawings, hydrostatic test drawings and horizontal directional drilling drawings\.

+ Incorporate schedules, budgets and project criteria into civil design and layouts\.

+ Organize and maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project\-related information in a logical and well\-structured manner\.

+ All other duties as assigned


+ Bachelor’s degree in drafting technology or related field and three years related experience or associate’s degree and five years related experience or six years progressive detailing and design experience\.

+ Basic understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables\. Civil 3D experience is highly preferred\.

+ BlueSky experience preferred\.

+ Previous experience with GIS software is a plus\.

+ Basic knowledge in design, calculations and design systems\.

+ Basic 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\. Pipeline design experience is helpful\.

+ 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\.

+ Interest in coaching less\-experienced drafters and/or designers\.

+ Excellent written & verbal communication skills\.

+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail\.


Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US\-MO\-Kansas City

Schedule: Full\-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & 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 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 181375


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