Burns & McDonnell is named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas for the second year.
AUSTIN, Texas — Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company Inc. has once again been named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas, featured in the February 2010 edition of Texas Monthly. Burns & McDonnell received this honor at the Best Companies to Work for in Texas awards ceremony today in Austin. The firm ranks 23rd in the medium companies category on the 2010 list of Best Companies to Work for in Texas, up six spots from its 2009 ranking.
With a thriving office in Houston and a new presence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Burns & McDonnell was selected to be on this exclusive list of 85 based on its commendable workplace policies and practices, demographics, and employee surveys. This statewide awards program is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business, the Texas State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management and Best Companies Group. For more information on this program, visit www.bestcompaniesTX.com.
The new Dallas-Fort Worth office of Burns & McDonnell expands the firm's Texas operations to better serve northern Texas region clientele, including long-standing client Lockheed Martin. Throughout the past decade, Burns & McDonnell has planned, designed and built several highly technical facilities at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.'s Fort Worth, Texas, and Marietta, Ga., plants. Projects range from precision-controlled painting and coating facilities for F-22 and F-35 aircraft manufacturing to chilled water system and HVAC retrofits to employee cafeteria design.
Burns & McDonnell named Leslie M. Duke, PE, associate vice president formerly of the Houston office, to lead the firm's newest regional office in Dallas-Fort Worth as office manager. The Burns & McDonnell Dallas-Fort Worth office will focus on energy services, aviation and facilities design, transportation infrastructure, water and wastewater, design-build construction, and environmental studies and permitting.
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell provides engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services to clients throughout North America and abroad. More than 3,000 engineers, architects, scientists, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and other professionals work in 20 offices located throughout the U.S. Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned. For more information about Burns & McDonnell, visit www.burnsmcd.com.