Burns & McDonnell

We are a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm, based in Kansas City, Missouri. Our multidisciplined staff of 5,300 includes engineers, architects, construction professionals, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and scientists, representing virtually all design disciplines. We plan, design, permit, construct and manage facilities all over the world, with one mission in mind: Make our clients successful.

Burns & McDonnell Houston, TX, USA
Aug 06, 2018
Full time
Description The Staff Environmental Scientist will perform environmental and siting studies, preparing permitting applications and analyzing environmental data for various types of projects, including high-voltage transmission line routing, power generation construction activities and water treatment facilities. Conduct field surveys, assessments and collect project-related data for analysis in environmental impact projects. Prepare environmental reports, environmental impact statements and transmission line routing studies. Collect GIS data for analysis, conversion and migration. Compile GIS data for map production in accordance with standards and industry best practices. Perform environmental site investigations, support erosion control efforts and subsurface soil sampling. Conduct and file environmental compliance audits. Prepare a wide variety of permitting applications such as air, land use and cultural resources permitting. Lead site selection studies and preparation of related National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation. Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies. All other duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or a related natural science degree from an accredited program required. Completion of a master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Minimum 4 years’ experience performing environmental and siting studies, preparing permitting applications and analyzing environmental data for various environmental impact projects. Field experience and knowledge of environmental field investigation techniques required. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information. Demonstrated knowledge of environmental site assessment methods. Demonstrated knowledge of environmental compliance and compliance audits. Demonstrated knowledge of the environmental permitting process. Experience using GPS and working in the ArcGIS desktop environment. Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Burns & McDonnell La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 06, 2018
Full time
Description Conduct or coordinate work on a variety of environmental projects in California, as well as research and draft environmental assessments relative to requirements of CEQA, NEPA, and other relevant environmental regulations. Take on progressive project responsibilities under Environmental Managers. A typical career path for an entry level environmental scientist would include a variety of assignments, such as the following: Drafting sections of technical reports for state and federal processes, such aspreparation of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documentationand National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) andHabitat Conservation Plans, Mitigation Monitoring Plans, and other Environmental Assessments. Assist in preparing a wide variety of permitting applications such as air, land use and biological resources permitting. Support site selection studies/feasibility studies and alternatives assessments.. Responsibilities include environmental site assessments; and report and permit writing. Work will mainly consist of report/permit preparation with the possibility of occasional field work and travel. Assist in conducting environmental compliance audits. Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies. Support GIS staff in preparation of technical reports and maps. Support preparation of proposals. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in environmental management, environmental science, environmental planning, ecology, or related field. Zero (0) to four (4) years of professional experience. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent written & verbal communication skills required. Previous consulting experience related to environmental permitting and compliance and audits, and report writing strongly preferred. Proficient computer skills. Ability to develop project management skills. Familiar with California plants and animals. Knowledge of CEQA and NEPA preferred. Basic knowledge of the environmental permitting process. Basic knowledge of GPS and working in the ArcGIS desktop environment. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Burns & McDonnell Twin Cities, MN, USA
Jul 23, 2018
Full time
Description Environmental Services (ENS) practice of Burns & McDonnell is currently seeking a Project Manager to support and build our environmental team in Minneapolis focused on environmental, NEPA, and permitting services. The candidate should have an established and successful history of managing state, federal and private projects including but not limited to developing proposals and cost estimates, executing projects, developing strategic plans for new business and recruitment and hiring of key personnel to support the growth of the team. Responsibilities include; -Project management, team leadership, management & mentoring of junior staff -Prepare studies, evaluations, NEPA and state documentation for all types and sizes of environmental projects -Develop, cultivate, and strengthen relationships with clients -Develop business for the ENS Global Practice in the electric utility sector. Qualifications Qualified candidates will have experience in the following areas and with the following agencies and areas: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Public Utilities Commission National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Permitting U.S. Army Corps of Engineers U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Department of Energy Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree in business administration, natural sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, or related fields. Minimum 10 years of environmental permitting and experience with business development in environmental consulting. Previous experience in environmental consulting preferred including: -A demonstrated technical competence and project experience in natural, cultural or socioeconomic resource fields applicable to industrial (primarily conventional or renewable energy generation/transmission) siting and licensing or environmental permitting projects. -Strong oral and written communication skills Desired candidates will have experience identifying opportunities and taking them through the sales process to closure. Local and regional knowledge and relationships with existing clients is a must. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to attract and retain clients and build backlog, revenue, profit, direct labor and ROI over time. This individual must also have program and project management capabilities and be able to effectively balance direct and indirect utilization rates. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are required to develop and maintain relationships. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are a must. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Burns & McDonnell Kansas City, MO, USA
Jul 23, 2018
Full time
Description Burns & McDonnell is looking for a Conservation Biologist to prepare and implement Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs) as a key part of our growing mitigation services business. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous cities across the United States. Join a well-established team and grow it in a new direction. This individual will enhance our mitigation banking services within established markets for some of our top utility and renewable development clients. The Conservation Biologist will work within an integrated team within our Environmental Services Global Practice (division) to perform the following duties: Write technical documents, including Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs) in support of Incidental Take Permits (ITPs) and/or mitigation site development Help develop mitigation banking instruments and mitigation banks/sites Conduct biostatistical analysis in support of HCPs Develop and maintain agency relationships as well as conduct agency negotiations in support of HCPs and ITPs Implement Resource Equivalency Analysis (REA) models Project management Develop scope and budget Regularly interface with various agencies, clients and team members 25-50% travel and overnight stays will be required All other duties as assigned Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or a related natural science degree from an accredited program required. Completion of a master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Master’s degree is preferred. Minimum of 5 years of experience with natural resources, environmental permitting, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents, HCPs, and mitigation plan development. Experience with project management, environmental regulation and agency coordination (USFWS, state agencies, etc) is preferred. Familiarity with the Endangered Species Act (ESA), NEPA, and other pertinent regulatory guidance is preferred. Field experience and knowledge of environmental field investigation techniques required. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information and work effectively with various audiences (including public officials, agency representatives, property owners, businesses, clients, construction contractors, etc). Demonstrated knowledge of environmental site assessment methods, permitting process, compliance and compliance audits. Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy. Ability to travel 25-50%, including overnight and work in the field, as required EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Job   Environmental Primary Location   US-MO-Kansas City Other Locations   US-VA-Richmond, US-IL-Downers Grove, US-KS-Wichita, US-CA-San Francisco, US-TX-Austin, US-NE-Omaha, US-CO-Denver, US-GA-Atlanta, US-MO-Saint Louis, US-AZ-Phoenix, US-TX-Fort Worth, US-TX-Houston, US-CT-Wallingford, US-CA-Brea, US-CA-San Diego, US-CA-Pasadena, US-MN-Minneapolis/St Paul, US-TX-Dallas, US-IL-Chicago Travel:   Yes, 50 % of the Time
Burns & McDonnell Kansas City, MO, USA
Jul 23, 2018
Full time
Description The Environmental Services (ENS) Global Practice of Burns & McDonnell is currently seeking a Project Manager to support and build a Federal Project Execution team. We are open to location throughout the U.S. The work anticipated under this position would include such services as environmental surveys, NEPA analysis, and permitting services. The candidate should have an established and successful history of managing federal projects (focus on DOD) including but not limited to developing proposals and cost estimates, executing projects, developing strategic plans for new business and recruitment and hiring of key personnel to support the growth of the team. Responsibilities include; - Project management, team leadership, management & mentoring of junior staff - Prepare studies, evaluations, NEPA and state documentation for all types and sizes of environmental projects - Develop, cultivate, and strengthen relationships with federal clients - Develop business for the ES&P Global Practice in the federal sector Qualifications Qualified candidates will have experience with agencies such as: Army Corps of Engineers National Guard NAVFAC Department of Energy Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree in natural sciences, planning, environmental sciences, engineering, or related fields. Minimum 8 years of federal permitting and experience with business development in environmental consulting. Previous experience in environmental consulting preferred including: - A demonstrated technical competence and project experience in natural, cultural or socioeconomic resource fields applicable to federal facilities management and planning. - Strong oral and written communication skills Desired candidates will have experience identifying opportunities and taking them through the sales process to closure. Strong, established relationships with specific federal agency staff and specific installations is a requirement. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to attract and retain clients and build backlog, revenue, profit, direct labor and ROI over time. This individual must also have program and project management capabilities and be able to effectively balance direct and indirect utilization rates. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are required to develop and maintain relationships. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are a must. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Job   Environmental Primary Location   US-MO-Kansas City Other Locations   US-CA-Brea, US-CO-Denver, US-DC-Washington, US-TX-Houston, US-TX-Dallas Schedule:   Full-time Travel:   Yes, 25 % of the Time