Burns & McDonnell has become the engineering consultant of choice in Texas from its foundation in Houston. Backed by a nationwide network of multidisciplinary experience, we design and build the infrastructure that transmits wind power from West Texas. We modernize oil and gas plants throughout the region and enable facilities to support military missions large and small. We're at the forefront of implementing the Smart Grid and renewable energy initiatives that will sustainably power Texas for generations.
Since Burns & McDonnell is a 100 percent employee-owned firm, every team member has a vested interest in making you successful, so we approach your project with an unparalleled dedication to exceeding your expectations.
Hear how client Thermal Energy Corp. describes our work on the Texas Medical Center campus:
The Houston office specializes in electric transmission and distribution, global facilities, oil and gas processing plants, design-build construction, terminal services, environmental projects, studies and permitting, power generation and water.
Recent accolades include:
- Texas Monthly Best Companies to Work for in Texas, 2009-2016
- Engineering News-Record Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms, #1 in Texas, 2014-2016
- Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces, 2010-2016
- Houston Business Journal Healthiest Employers in the Houston-Area, 2012, 2015 (100-499 employees category)
- Houston Business Journal Best Places to Work, 2011-12
- #1 Houston Business Journal Largest Houston-Area Civil and Structural Engineering Firms, 2012-2015
- #10 Houston Business Journal Largest Houston-Area Energy Engineering Firms, 2015
- #16 Houston Business Journal Largest Houston-Area Environmental Companies, 2012
- #37 Houston Business Journal Largest Private Employers, 2015-2016
- Engineering Excellence Gold Medal in Industrial & Manufacturing Facilities, American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas, 2015
- Engineering Excellence Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, 2012
- Engineering Excellence National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, 2011, 2014
- Engineering Excellence Gold Medal in Building/Technology Systems, American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas, 2014
- Engineering Excellence Gold Medal in Energy, American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas, 2011, 2012
The Houston office doesn't just work hard; employee-owners play hard, too. From fun activities to giving back through projects for Habitat for Humanity and fundraising for agencies like United Way and Junior Achievement, Houston staffers have a blast building camaraderie while making a difference for the community.The Houston Chronicle has placed our office among the top workplaces in Houston for seven years. It's all about employee ownership. Learn more
For eight consecutive years, 2009-16, Burns & McDonnell has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. Learn more
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