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  • www.burnsmcd.com
  • Kansas City, MO
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1898
  • Company - Private
  • Architectural & Engineering Services
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsBechtel Jacobs, Black & Veatch, HNTB
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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, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting ...
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 ...

Burns & McDonnell Reviews

4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
Approve of CEO
 Ray Kowalik
Ray Kowalik
241 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Employee Ownership Drives Sucess"

May 6, 2021 - Assistant Environmental Engineer in Bloomington, MN
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Opportunities to learn on great projects
Key infrastructure for building successful teams

Cons

Billable hours can burn people out if team is not staffed efficiently, like all consulting gigs
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Diversity & Inclusion at Burns & McDonnell

3.7
(109 Reviews)

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Burns & McDonnell Interviews

Experience
Positive72%
Negative11%
Neutral17%
Getting an Interview
Applied online38%
Campus Recruiting32%
Recruiter14%
Difficulty
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  1. Electrical Engineer Interview

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    Interview

    Seamless process starting with recording videos of myself and eventually a paid visit to office for in-person interviews and a paid lunch outing. The interviews themselves were somewhat straightforward and I spoke with some five people while in the office.
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Company Updates

June 3, 2015
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.
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Why Women are Leaving STEM Careers and What We Can Do to Change It
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June 1, 2015
For ENR's Top 500 Design Firms, 2014 was a tumultuous year, but our CEO Greg Graves speaks on what 2015 looks like for the top design firms. Check out the full story in the latest edition of Engineering News-Record.
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Burns & McDonnell Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For2017
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune Magazine, 20162016

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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...Work culture is good, true mnc culture, good perks and benefits, free transportation, close US collaboration...

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