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  • Sr. Mechanical Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Phialdelphia
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/16/2018 4:06 PM)
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  • Overview

    What We Do 

    Burns Engineering provides professional engineering design and project management services for transportation, facilities, and infrastructure projects. We help our clients attain their strategic goals and initiatives through successful large-scale infrastructure projects.  Burns’ full-service capabilities include mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, transportation, and energy consulting engineering.

    Railroad and Transit Team


    Burns provides design and construction solutions to help maintain, improve, and expand the nation’s railroad and transit infrastructure. We have designed and supported the implementation of critical programs all across the country and support the renewed emphasis on a public transit-oriented lifestyle. Burns’ Railroad and Transit team’s offers a full range of engineering design services for station, administrative, maintenance, shop, crew/personnel, substation, and special purpose facilities as well as rail bridges, catenary structures, and associated infrastructure construction. Our strong experience in facility and structures maintenance and management, including historic restoration, allows us to offer our clients customized, cost-effective solutions to help build resilient and sustainable infrastructure.

    Burns is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Philadelphia, PA team.


    Why Join The Burns Team

    Recently voted a Top Workplace by philly.com, we credit our strength as an organization to our talented, driven, vibrant team.  Burns is an ENR Top 500 Firm, and has been named an MEP Giant by Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine, as well as a Hot Firm by Zweig.  We are industry experts, proven leaders, innovative thinkers, and team players. We put our clients' successes and best interests first, because their success is our success. We have fun at work because we love making a difference in the world.  We are looking for high-energy, bright, collaborative individuals who want the opportunity to "write their own story" with us.


    Primary Responsibilities 

    Takes lead in developing design approaches and concepts on assigned projects and requests assistance from the senior technical staff when needed.


    Performs specific engineering studies and design analyzes and assists the project manager in establishing budgets, cost estimates and project schedules.


    Reviews shop drawings, records changes and communicates directly with suppliers, contractors and client representatives as required.


    Performs on-site inspections during construction and coordinates design requirements with contractors and equipment suppliers.


    Develops innovative technical solutions and engineering methods to enhance efficiency, quality and production.


    Makes and/or supervise the scoping, implementation and design of plans. 


    Assists Project Managers in the coordination of project designs with other disciplines including attendance at project meetings. 


    Maintains overall group schedule of project deliverable milestones, billing objectives and activity codes.


    Is recognized by clients as an expert technical resource.


    Sets technical direction for specific discipline on projects, determine discipline work tasks and flow, delegates design elements to Engineers.


    Designers and primarily retains most complex, high value tasks for self.


    Mentors junior staff.


    Will be required to sign and seal design drawings that you are in responsible charge of.


    Minimum Requirements

    Professionally Licensed Engineer with a Bachelor's (B.S.) Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering.


    At least 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Past experience in design & construction industry and experience with Revit and AutoCAD.


    Ability to decipher and utilize ASME, NFPA, IBC, and plumbing codes and standards.


    Preparation of cost estimates using RSMeans and other engineering and industry standards.


    Mentors junior staff.


    Preferred Experience 


    Shop mechanical and industrial design for transit facilities.


    For immediate consideration, apply directly via: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/BUR1010BUENI/JobBoard/303a4410-020e-4bfa-99ac-0777a9b8aaf0/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=20e5f73d-7d8d-4b26-9dcd-4c8a7ea8e087

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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