Downers Grove, Illinois

1431 Opus Place, Suite 400
Downers Grove, IL 60515
O: 630-724-3200

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Our professionals bring the tri-state area a full range of engineering and consulting services, meeting each client with a custom approach. We tailor our work to provide cost-effective solutions for a diverse set of industries, from municipal water to environmental remediation to airport construction.

Working in concert with our downtown office, our service offerings include water system upgrades, facility design and construction, manufactured gas plant site rehabilitation and more.

Our employee-owners are focused on safety, sustainability and client satisfaction, which plays a part in our No. 7 ranking on the 2023 Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms. See how we rank in specific categories. Our spirit of ownership drives everyone toward the same mission: Make Our Clients Successful.


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

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