Houston, Texas

1700 West Loop South, Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77027
O: 713-622-0227

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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. 

The Houston office specializes in:

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 about our work on the Texas Medical Center campus:


Recent accolades include:

  • Engineering News-Record Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms, 2014-2022, #5 for 2022
  • Texas Monthly Best Companies to Work for in Texas, 2009-2022
  • Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces, 2010-2022
  • Houston Business Journal Healthiest Employers, 2012, 2015, 2019, 2020
  • #2 Houston Business Journal Largest Houston-Area Civil and Structural Engineering Firms, 2023
  • #2 Houston Business Journal Largest Houston-Area Energy Engineering Firms, 2023
  • Healthiest Employers Healthiest Employers of Texas, 2021-2022


The Houston Chronicle has placed our office among the top workplaces in Houston since 2010. It's all about employee ownership. 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


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.

  • Food Bank Volunteers
    Employee-owners often spend free time volunteering together at local charities, including the Houston Food Bank.

  • Pitch Perfect
    Employee-owners spend time together outside the office and participate in company-sponsored sports leagues. This indoor soccer team placed first in the league.

  • Texans Care
    Employee-owners worked alongside the Houston Texans to rebuild and renovate an inner-city school.

  • Bowl-a-Thon
    Every summer, employee-owners participate in a Junior Achievement bowl-a-thon coordinated by the summer interns. Teams compete for the best score and uniforms.

  • Team Barbecue
    Texas employee-owners participate in the Burns & McDonnell Annual BBQ at the world headquarters with their own “Texas chic”-themed booth.

  • Adopt-a-Family
    Employee-owners adopt families during the holidays to ensure every child feel special on Christmas morning.

  • Biking for the Bay
    Employee-owners on the Burns & McDonnell cycling team joined hundreds of other cyclists on a two-day, 170-mile bike ride to benefit the Galveston Bay Foundation. Burns & McDonnell also sponsored a rest stop.

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Chris Underwood, 1898 & Co.
Allen Xi
Senior Vice President,
General Manager, Houston
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