In The News
Read what consumer and trade publications have said about Burns & McDonnell and its projects.
Media inquiries should be directed to Kristi Widmar, Manager of Corporate Communications, 816-448-7379.
May 28, 2015
As millennials continue to flood into the job market, cities are trying to recruit the best young talent. TeamKC created ExploreKC, a citywide intern scavenger hunt, in 2013 to do just that. Burns & McDonnell gave its interns the scavenger hunt as a resource to explore Kansas City.
May 26, 2015
Ingram's magazine selects Burns & McDonnell as one of its 2015 Best Companies to Work For among large companies. The magazine notes that, "For the record, the cultural shift with this global engineering, architectural, construction and environmental firm shows no hint of failure."
May 25, 2015
Kansas City's engineering firms held their own on this year's Engineering News-Record top 500 list. Burns & McDonnell was No. 17. ENR also listed the top 20 firms in nine categories, and Burns & McDonnell was No. 17 in the largest of those categories, industrial processes and petroleum, No. 3 in power and No. 17 in manufacturing.
May 19, 2015
Burns & McDonnell is expanding its business group that focuses on infrastructure projects for oil and natural gas production across North America. The firm said it expects to hire about 30 people in this energy sector.
May 18, 2015Kansas City Business Journal: Burns & McDonnell opens Orlando office, weighs further expansion in Southeast
Burns & McDonnell is branching out with a new office near Orlando. The central Florida location in Maitland, Fla., opened in late April. Three people currently work at the 3,000-square-foot office, but Burns & McDonnell plans on having as many as 10 on staff by the end of the year.
May 15, 2015
Burns & McDonnell ranked No. 2 in the x-large company category (100+ employees) for the Denver Business Journal's 2015 Best Places to Work.
May 13, 2015
Nothing pleases the chairman and CEO of Burns & McDonnell more than to see future engineers excited about the sciences. To encourage that enthusiasm, the Burns & McDonnell Foundation will invest more than $1 million in additional money to fund a third Battle of the Brains competition this fall.
May 12, 2015Orlando Business Journal: Missouri consulting firm opens C. Fla. office, adding up to 30 high-wage jobs
A Missouri firm that handles real estate development consulting services has debuted in Central Florida and is hiring. The Burns & McDonnell Orlando-area office in the Maitland Promenade II building will have a strong focus on electrical transmission and distribution services.
May 11, 2015
ENR Southwest's annual survey of design and engineering firms reveals that revenue for the region's largest companies held steady in 2014. Burns & McDonnell bucked the trend, with regional revenue in 2014 rising by nearly 85 percent over the previous year.
May 7, 2015
Increasing the number of women in STEM jobs requires companies to adjust their recruiting strategies and broader cultural norms. Taking a long view has helped companies like engineering and design firm Burns & McDonnell embrace a more holistic approach to work-life balance.
May 6, 2015
For ENR's Top 500 Design Firms, 2014 was a tumultuous year. Burns & McDonnell moved up to No. 17 on the annual ranking.