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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Burns McDonnell
Location: mission
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortunes 2020 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Burns & McDonnell has exciting opportunities for Mechanical Engineers interested in growing their careers in one of the most fast paced, innovative companies for high tech building design and construction. Project focus would be mission-critical data center projects. This opportunity hires directly into that team and into an industry of more than $17 billion. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our site.

Specific areas of responsibility include the following:

  • Designing mechanical systems/equipment to provide for a useful and safe workplace.
  • Advise clients regarding mechanical systems/requirements available to meet their needs and comply with safety codes.
  • Monitor installation of designed equipment/systems to ensure compliance with design specifications and safety codes.
  • Participate in developing the design criteria for air and water side of building mechanical systems.
  • Reviews mechanical designs and specifications of equipment or systems being purchased or fabricated.
  • Developing concept studies and design.
  • Enforces standards and practices.


  • 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 Mechanical Engineering may be substituted for 1 year experience.
  • 3 years of mechanical engineering experience, consulting preferred.
  • Successful completion (i.e. passing) FE or EIT preferred.
  • Strong knowledge in standard engineering techniques 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 in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Strong 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.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Data center or telecommunication facility experience.
  • Knowledge of critical facility electrical design.
  • Ability to write specifications for electrical equipment, devices, and material.
  • Familiarity with other building systems and coordination with those systems and components.


Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the worlds toughest challenges, were putting the industrys 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 magazines 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. Thats pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.
At Burns & McDonnell, youll 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

Keywords: Burns McDonnell, Mission , Mechanical Engineer, Other , mission, Texas

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