Houston, Texas

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

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 how client Thermal Energy Corp. describes our work on the Texas Medical Center campus:


Recent accolades include:

  • Engineering News-Record Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms, 2014-2018, #1 for 2018 and 2017
  • Texas Monthly Best Companies to Work for in Texas, 2009-2018
  • Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces, 2010-2018
  • Houston Business Journal Healthiest Employers in the Houston-Area, 2012, 2015 (100-499 employees category)
  • #1 Houston Business Journal Largest Houston-Area Civil and Structural Engineering Firms, 2012-2015
  • #10 Houston Business Journal Largest Houston-Area Energy Engineering Firms, 2015
  • #37 Houston Business Journal Largest Private Employers, 2015-2016
  • Engineering Excellence Gold Medal in Industrial & Manufacturing Facilities, American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas, 2015
  • Engineering Excellence National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, 2011, 2014
  • Engineering Excellence Gold Medal in Building/Technology Systems, American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas, 2014
The Houston Chronicle has placed our office among the top workplaces in Houston for eight years. It's all about employee ownership. Learn more
Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2018

From 2009-18, Burns & McDonnell has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. Learn more

Great Places to Work Certified

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

PSMJ Premier Award for Client Satisfaction 2018

Client success is one of our driving principles, and so we’re proud to be a seven-time recipient of PSMJ’s Premier Award for Client Satisfaction. Learn more about what that means

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.

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