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Burns & McDonnell Staff Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado


This position will be responsible for the successful completion of a diverse range of commercial and manufacturing facilities projects. Project scopes will include but are not limited to design and construction of mechanical (HVAC), plumbing, piping, hydronic, and process systems. Projects and clients will include airports, universities, industrial facilities, commercial facilities, government facilities, and other facilities associated with the power generation, water treatment, oil and gas, aerospace, and manufacturing industries.

Key responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Preparing plans, specification, and studies and assisting with cost estimates and construction administration.

  • Provide advanced technical advice to project staff and serve as project discipline engineer on projects.

  • Direct coordination with internal and external clients with a responsibility to potentially act independently on technical matters.

  • Takes responsible charge of the mechanical discipline on projects and mentors assistant mechanical engineers and designers in development of mechanical design.

  • Some marketing and project proposal responsibilities.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in mechanical or architectural engineering from accredited program.

  • Minimum 3 years of related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience). Experience shall include construction industry, consulting, and design-build project experience.

  • Experience with industry standard commercial HVAC, Plumbing, and controls systems and equipment is required.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the United States in good standing is strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience with ASHRAE standards, ICC Codes, and IAPMO Codes.

  • Experience with energy and HVAC load calculation software is strongly preferred.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills and strong analytical & problem-solving skills.

  • Capable of working effectively in a team setting or independently.

  • Capable of thinking creatively and devising new approaches to problems encountered.

  • Experience with manufacturing, aerospace, and commercial facility design and equipment is preferred.

  • Previous consulting experience strongly preferred.


Job Mechanical Engineering

Primary Location US-CO-Denver

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 190097