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Burns & McDonnell Overview

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Kansas City, MO
5001 to 10000 employees
1898
Company - Private
Architectural & Engineering Services
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Bechtel Jacobs, Black & Veatch, HNTB
At Burns & McDonnell, we believe in the power of an entrepreneurial dream. It’s how we began, in 1898, when Clinton Burns and Robert McDonnell opened a consulting engineering firm. Today, we're a full-service engineering ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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    I have been working at Burns & McDonnell full-time

    Pros

    All pulling in the same direction desiring to be successful for their project and their client.

    Cons

    Typical matrix organization challenges including home office vs remote office go back and forth between competition and cooperation.

    Advice to Management

    Make more time for senior staff to mentor, monitor and train younger staff.

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Burns & McDonnell Interviews

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    Entry Level Electrical Engineer Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Burns & McDonnell.

    Interview

    I got contacted a week after I applied, was sent a link to a video with questions, you'd record your response and submit, you could rerecord your response once, 12 or 13 questions

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Burns & McDonnell Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2013
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2014
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