Mission: Making our Clients Successful: The company secured its first major client in 1900 and inched into the black with net earnings of 13 cents after three years in business. That was just the beginning. By the time the firm reached the 50-year milestone in 1948, it had completed ...
I have been working at Burns & McDonnell full-time
Some great benefits, much better than my last employer. Compensation is a little convoluted, I actually took less base pay, but make much more with bonuses. Additionally, there is also an employee stock ownership program. They give me the resources I need to succeed in my position. My previous employer refused to upgrade my computer even though it would repeatedly crash and make me unproductive.
My workload is less than I had envisioned when I joined, but I do not expect that to be the norm. The industry is cyclical, I've had slow times before, and I will be wishing for them when it gets busy. I wish the work schedule was a little more flexible also. I work 5-8's now, I used to work a half day Friday, or would work a full Friday and get the next Friday off.
Advice to Management
A more flexible work schedule would be nice. Either a flex 80 schedule or a 4-9's and a 4 schedule would allow for more time at home to do chores or run errands, which allow more quality time with family.
I applied through college or university. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at Burns & McDonnell in February 2015.
October: In-person 30 minute interview on campus following our career fair - this was fairly general and the interviewer was not part of the group that I wanted to intern with.
February: a 30+ minute phone interview with the CDB office manager and my internship mentor that was specific for the location and type of internship that I wanted
When it comes to Client Satisfaction, just how well are Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) firms across the nation serving their clients? Survey says: Burns & McDonnell earns a top spot, especially our ability to provide excellent value! Senior Vice President, Rick Halil, explains why this ranking is so important to Burns & McDonnell.
While there is a progressive focus on women in #STEM, it is increasingly difficult to engage women and girls in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. The Burns & McDonnell Career Team explains the imbalance and how we can even the scale.