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  • 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.

    EPC Firms Ranked on Client Satisfaction: Burns & McDonnell Comes Out on Top

    For power generation clients looking for a single responsible entity to provide an on-time and on-budget project delivery, the engineer-procure-construct (EPC) method continues to gain ground. Clients are increasingly taking advantage of the benefits of EPC delivery. But just how well are EPC firms across the nation serving their clients?

  • 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.

    Why Women are Leaving STEM Careers and What We Can Do to Change It

    Despite an increasing focus, it's still hard work to get girls and young women engaged in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Girls lose interest in STEM topics at every educational stage. But the hard-fought battle doesn't end once a woman earns a STEM degree and begins her career.

  • Congratulations to Kathy Berek, Burns & McDonnell's Houston Water Division Manager, for being inducted to the National Association of Professional Women's VIP Woman of the Year Circle!

    National Association of Professional Women Inducts Kathy Berek, Regional Water Practice Manager at Burns & McDonnell, into its 2015-2016 VIP Woman of the Year Circle

    Garden City, NY (PRWEB) May 12, 2015 The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Kathy Berek as a 2015-2016 inductee into the NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in engineering management.

  • Wichita, Kansas's Equus Beds Aquifer Storage & Recovery project was among the four amazing projects nominated for this year’s Global Water Awards Project of the Year, earning international recognition for the city's water supply management at the 2015 Global Water Awards in Athens, Greece!

    Wichita's Water Supply Management Earns International Recognition

    We're thrilled and honored that our work on the Wichita Equus Beds Aquifer Storage & Recovery (ASR) project was among the four amazing projects nominated for this year's Global Water Awards Project of the Year. To be in the running alongside remarkable projects from the Netherlands, Canada and California is an honor itself.

  • 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.

    The 2015 ENR Top 500 Design Firms: Consolidation Complications

    For ENR's Top 500 Design Firms, 2014 was a tumultuous year. It was a year when some of the nation's largest firms became even larger through the continual consolidation that the design profession has undergone over the past decade. It was also a year in which finding the ways and means of securing financing for desperately needed infrastructure work became paramount.

  • Burns & McDonnell recently won the ESOP award for Advertising/Ownership Marketing for companies over 250 employees. The ESOP Association presents awards for communication excellence to companies that excel in communicating the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and its meaning to its employee owners. At Burns & McDonnell, we love being employee owned!

    Congratulations to the 2015 Award Winners!

    The following press releases were sent out by The ESOP Association announcing the winners of the 2015 AACE Awards and the 2015 ESOP Awards. We've also included news and announcements regarding new Board of Directors members, new Board of Governors members, new Advisory Committee Chairs, and news from the Employee Ownership Foundation.

  • In case you missed it - Burns & McDonnell was selected as the winner of the KC BEST Award by the Economic Development Corporation of KC! The award is a special honor presented to businesses that have contributed to Kansas City in terms of job growth, investment in people and overall commitment to a pro-business environment. We are honored to be recognized alongside some of the greatest organizations in ‪Kansas City!

    Cornerstone Awards Kansas City 2015 Finalists

    The Cornerstone Awards were established by the EDC to recognize companies and organizations that contribute to the growth of Kansas City's economy. New construction, capital investments, redevelopment, and jobs created, or retained within the Kansas City, Missouri city limits by the below nominees represents the growth and stability of our local economy.

  • Here it is again! If you needed more proof that Burns & McDonnell is a wonderful place to work, the Denver Business Journal has it! Congratulations to our Denver office for being named one of the best extra-large companies to work for!

    Denver Business Journal's 2015 Best Places to Work special report - Denver Business Journal

    This report is a collection of company profiles, photos and videos of the 2015 winners and finalists.

  • Burns & McDonnell employee-owner, Angela Vawter, created this LEGO chemistry lab to promote STEM education with everyone’s favorite toy blocks. We need YOUR help to turn her amazing prototype into a reality! Vote for Angela’s design to be turned into LEGO’s newest creation

    Chemistry Lab

    In the Chemistry Lab safety and fun come first and that is why this lab features a chemical cabinet with moveable door, a fume hood with vacuum nozzle, safety clothing, safety...

  • Burns & Mac was just recognized as one of Ingram's Best Companies to Work For!! Read Greg Grave's take on Burns & McDonnell's evolving culture.

    Better Than the Rest

    Eight years into the process of identifying the Best Companies to Work For, we've found the common threads to employment nirvana: Leadership with vision. Employees energized, motivated and liberated to act on that vision. Clear goals-specific, measurable and realistic.

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