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Assistant Civil Engineer - Transmission - Minneapolis

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Burns & McDonnell


25d ago

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  • You must have a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, technology, or related field, internship experience, basic engineering knowledge, strong communication and leadership skills, EIT certification, computer proficiency, a minimum 3.0 GPA, and legal authorization to work in the country.
  • You will design high voltage transmission lines, prepare construction documents, provide field support, and offer technical leadership in HVDC projects.

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  • Wishing you could have an ownership stake in the company you are working for? Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction environmental and consulting services firm. We are a 100% employee-owned company, with regional and project offices nationwide. Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, constructs, and manages projects all over the world with one mission in mind -- to make our clients successful.


  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program. Required or
  • Bachelor Degree in Civil or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam required.
  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
  • Basic knowledge in standard civil engineering techniques, principles 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 computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Basic computer skills (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation, BIM (Revit), Civil 3D, PLS, PLS-CADD, RISA-3D, MathCADD), and civil analysis programs.
  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Engineers in Training-EIT Certification Preferred
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
  • Involvement on campus or in the community preferred.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Burns & McDonnell has an exciting opportunity in our Transmission and Distribution Group for an Assistant Civil Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Design of high voltage (69-500kV) transmission lines using PLS-CADD.
  • Preparation of construction documents including plan and profile drawings, structure load diagrams, and foundation drawings.
  • Preparation of specifications and project design criteria.
  • Providing field support during construction.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to build and maintain strong relationships with clients as well as provide technical leadership, guidance, and instruction to less experienced staff members. Experience in HVDC is a plus


Work type

Full time

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