Chicago, Illinois

200 W. Adams St., Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60606
O: 312-223-0920, ext. 2239

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From the heart of downtown Chicago, Burns & McDonnell professionals provide a full range of engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services. Our flexible, tailored approach meshes with each client, whether government, industry, utility or institutional. 

Our cost-effective solutions serve clients ranging from the City of Chicago to the Illinois Tollway and O’Hare International Airport to utility giant Exelon/ComEd. Our diverse service offerings include:

With our commitment to safety, sustainability and client satisfaction, Burns & McDonnell continues to gain industry recognition. In 2021, Engineering News-Record named us No. 7 in the 2024 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.


We're excited to be named to Fortune's 2021 list of the Best Workplaces in Chicago. See the list


Burns & McDonnell is honored to be named to the list of Best Places to Work in Illinois again in 2023 — #1 among large companies.


Burns & McDonnell made the list in the 5,000+ employees category for the Illinois Healthiest Employers Awards by Crain's Chicago Business. Proud to be a finalist in 2021 and to rank #4 in 2022.



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

  • Special Olympics
    Chicago interns volunteer at a Special Olympics event at Soldier Field.

  • STEM Shadow Day
    Genevieve Melody STEM Elementary students visited Burns & McDonnell on Women's Shadow Day.

  • Freeze for a Reason
    Members of our Chicago team took a leap into the lake as part of the Chicago Polar Plunge, supporting more than 7,500 Special Olympics Chicago athletes.

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