As part of its 2011 Best Places to Work program, the Houston Business Journal named Burns & McDonnell one of the top 10 companies with significant presence in Houston.
HOUSTON — As part of its 2011 Best Places to Work program, the Houston Business Journal named Burns & McDonnell one of the top 10 companies with significant presence in Houston at a luncheon held today at the Hilton Americas hotel in downtown Houston. Burns & McDonnell ranked eighth in the companies with significant presence in Houston category — honoring companies not headquartered in Houston but with more than 150 employees in the area — and scored 86.59 out of 100 points in employee surveys conducted by Quantum Market Research.
In 2011, Burns & McDonnell celebrates 25 years of being 100 percent employee-owned.
"Being an employee-owned company truly makes Burns & McDonnell a great place to work," says John Lionberger, vice president and manager of the Houston office of Burns & McDonnell. "We are very fortunate to be growing in this economy, and it's the hard work and dedication of all Burns & McDonnell employee-owners who make this possible."
This is not the firm's first recognition for its outstanding culture, as Burns & McDonnell has been named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas by Texas Monthly in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and one of the Top Workplaces in Houston by the Houston Chronicle in 2010. For a list of recent top workplace awards Burns & McDonnell has received nationally, visit www.burnsmcd.com/honors.
The Houston Business Journal's Best Places to Work rankings will be released in a special section in the June 17, 2011, edition of the Houston Business Journal.
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell provides engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services to clients worldwide. Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned by its more than 3,000 professionals, maintains a commendable safety record, ranks in the top 5 percent (#20) of Engineering News-Record's 2011 Top 500 Design Firms and is an industry leader in several categories.