Since opening in 1994, the Chicago offices of Burns & McDonnell have grown to more than 250 full-time professionals offering a full range of engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services. Our employee-owners provide a flexible, tailored approach best suited to the client at hand, be it government, industry, utility or institutional. We have provided innovative, cost-effective solutions on projects in the tri-state area for these clients and more:
- The City of Chicago
- The Illinois Tollway
- O'Hare International Airport
- We Energies
Burns & McDonnell strives to continually improve service offerings to clients, based on local demand. The Chicago office's diverse resources include program management, design-build, commissioning/decommissioning, emergency response, economic consulting, air permitting and beneficial reuse services.
What We Do
With our commitment to safety, sustainability and client satisfaction, Burns & McDonnell continues to gain industry recognition. In 2015, Engineering News-Record named us No. 17 in the Top 500 Design Firms. See how we ranked in specific categories. Among the reasons for our continued success is the low staff turnover that results from being a 100 percent employee-owned ESOP S Corporation. This spirit of ownership drives each and every staff member to contribute to our mission to make our clients successful.
Burns & McDonnell was recently honored to be named to the list of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Illinois.
Want to know what makes Burns & McDonnell a great place to work? Great Rated!, the organization behind the rankings used by Fortune magazine, shares details about what our people say and do that puts us on the list. Read more
Our clients are important to us, and we're proud to have earned PSMJ's Premier Award for Client Satisfaction for the sixth year in a row. Learn more