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  • Kansas City, MO
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1898
  • Company - Private
  • Construction
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

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At Burns & McDonnell, our engineers, construction professionals, architects, planners, technologists and scientists do more than plan, design and construct. With a mission unchanged since 1898 — make our clients successful — our more than 13,500 professionals partner with you on ...
Mission: Our singular mission since 1898 has been to make our clients successful. When we plan, design, permit, construct and manage projects worldwide, we do it like we own it.

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494 Ratings
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"Great company for a long-term career"

May 27, 2023 - Assistant Electrical Engineer in Saint Louis, MO
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Fantastic career growth opportunities Compensation and benefits really compound over time Employees are easy to work with and friendly


Entry level positions start below market value Work-Life balance can be hard to maintain
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Burns & McDonnell Interviews

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Campus Recruiting27%

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    Online interview, which asked about if I was eligible to work in the U.S, then rather generic questions about why I picked the company and how I stood out in prior jobs.

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Company Updates

October 31, 2022
What does it feel like to work with an employee-owner? We hope it feels satisfying. Check out the benefits.
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Employee Ownership | Who We Are
April 21, 2022
Company News
To support new and ongoing projects in the region, we are proud to open a new, permanent office in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Learn more about the office location and our plans to new employee-owners in the coming years.
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Burns & McDonnell Awards & Accolades

  • Best Management Consulting FirmsForbes2022
  • Best Workplaces in TexasGreat Place to Work2021

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Burns & McDonnell Locations

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