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Staff Electrical Engineer - Aviation & Federal (Hawaii)

Company: Burns & McDonnell
Location: Hilo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Burns & McDonnell plans, designs and builds projects for aviation clients, with experience working at more than 350 airports in the United States and around the world. We have the ability to deliver both design and construction of aviation facility on time and under budget, providing services for a range of projects, including terminals, hangars, fueling facilities, airfield pavements, airfield lighting and jet engine test facilities. At Burns & McDonnell, our engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants do more than plan, design and construct. With a mission unchanged since 1898 - make our clients successful - our professionals partner with our clients on the toughest challenges, constantly working to make the world an amazing place.

Burns & McDonnell is considered a leading consultant in aviation and federal facilities industries. We are engaged in high visibility projects, both large and small, at major airports and military bases worldwide. You will be involved in a variety of unique design projects from aircraft hangars to airport terminals and military training facilities.

You will be responsible for the electrical engineering design activities associated with typical electrical distribution, lighting, communications, and fire alarm systems.
Able to develop electrical design documents for facilities encompassing, but not limited to the following: reliable normal and emergency power distribution, energy efficient lighting systems, communications and security systems, controls for HVAC systems, fire alarm and mass notification systems, uninterrupted power systems (UPS) systems, and emergency generators.
Be able to work under a Senior Engineer's supervision and direction.
Design electrical systems/equipment to provide a useful and safe workplace.
Provide electrical design direction on multi-discipline projects.
Enforce company and design standards and practices.
Advise clients regarding electrical systems/requirements available to meet their needs and comply with safety codes.
Conduct fault studies and load flow analysis. Develop design criteria for protective device coordination, relay applications, medium voltage transformers, switchgear, medium and low voltage distribution.
Develop conceptual studies, narratives, and design.
Perform construction support services, including but not limited to: shop drawing and submittal reviews, answering RFIs, change order reviews, attend site visits, and final punch list.
All other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited program.
Equivalent master's degree may be substituted for one year of experience.
3 years of related experience in the design, installation and maintenance of electrical distribution, communications and fire alarm systems.
Experience within the aviation and federal industries a huge plus.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills along with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Possess knowledge of applicable electrical codes and standards.
CAD and strong computer skills necessary to accomplish electrical design goals. Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD. Revit (BIM) strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of power coordination programs such as SKM Systems Analysis or Easy Power.
EIT/FE or PE strongly preferred.


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-HI-Honolulu

Other Locations US-HI-Hilo Field

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 224046

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Keywords: Burns & McDonnell, Hilo , Staff Electrical Engineer - Aviation & Federal (Hawaii), Other , Hilo, Hawaii

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