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Assistant Mechanical Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemical (Kansas City) at Burns & McDonnell

Assistant Mechanical Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemical (Kansas City)

Burns & McDonnell Kansas City, MO Full-Time

The Assistant Mechanical Engineer will work under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer to assist project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities\. The Assistant Mechanical Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting mechanical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs\.

Oil, Gas, and Chemical \(OGC\)

Biorefining, process, midstream, pipeline services, refining, and terminal services are all terms our mechanical engineers in Oil, Gas, and Chemical are familiar with\. They simulate fluid dynamics and finite element analysis\. They work with suppliers during equipment fabrication\. They provide support during equipment inspections\. They design interconnecting pipe between equipment, HVAC, and fire protection systems\. Finally, they support projects during construction and start\-up seeing OGC projects from beginning to end\.

+ Assists in the mechanical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion\.

+ Assists with modifying and reviewing production drawings for a variety of projects including, but not limited to: power plants, process facilities, industrial facilities, healthcare facilities, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities\.

+ Assists in designing mechanical components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers\.

+ Applies basic knowledge of commonly used mechanical engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the mechanical engineering services industry\.

+ Assists with research and compiles project related data as required by the project managers\.

+ Assists with correcting and updating drawings provided by senior engineers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software\.

+ Assists with client presentations, shop drawing review, and contract administration for the design of power, process, pipeline, industrial, healthcare, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities\.

+ Assists in performing field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients\.

+ All other duties as assigned\.


+ Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program\.

+ Or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering \(FE\) exam\.

+ Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience\.

+ Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering \(FE\) or Engineer\-in\-Training \(EIT\) strongly preferred\.

+ Minimum of a 3\.0 GPA strongly preferred\.

+ Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred\.

+ Involvement on campus or in the community\.

+ Basic knowledge in standard mechanical engineering techniques, principles and procedures\.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills\.

+ Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem\-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills\.

+ Proficient computer skills \(e\.g\. Microsoft Office Suite\)

+ Basic computer skills include AutoCAD, BIM \(Revit\), 3D Rendering Programs, hydraulic analysis, and HVAC analysis programs\.

+ Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills\.

+ Demonstrated leadership skills\.

+ Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full\-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status\.


**Job** Mechanical Engineering

**Primary Location** US\-MO\-Kansas City

**Schedule:** Full\-time

**Travel:** Yes, 10 % of the Time

**Req ID:** 224815

\#LI\-EC \#OGC N/A

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