San Diego, California

4225 Executive Square, Suite 500
La Jolla, CA 92037
O: 858-320-2920

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A fixture in San Diego since 1994, we're accessible to our clients across all of San Diego County from our La Jolla office. As a 100 percent employee-owned firm, our focus is on superior service to keep clients coming back, project after project.

Working with all Burns & McDonnell offices worldwide, including our other California offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Walnut Creek, we deliver engineering, environmental, construction and consulting services focused on the aviation, environmental, federal and power industries. Our professionals apply our design-build, owner’s engineer, program management and project controls experience to support success on projects of all sizes, in any market.

We continue to make our clients successful and improve the quality of life in the region through our specialties:

Business Diversity

We are committed to maintaining a diverse mix of suppliers, because they are key in providing innovative ideas to help our clients achieve success. By actively helping a wide variety of businesses belong to our project teams, we enrich those projects and our communities in ways that go beyond the tenets of law. These efforts have been highlighted by leading California organizations, including the Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council, WTS San Diego and the City of Los Angeles Public Works.

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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


California Contractor #1107087

  • We’ve 100% owned this place since 1986. That means we approach every project with the heart and dedication of an owner. For the next day’s problem or the next decade’s vision, we work harder and smarter to consult, plan, design, build and deliver.

  • Employee-owners in San Diego celebrate an office anniversary.

  • We’re engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and more. What do we all have in common? We care about each other, our clients and a job well done — to the benefit of our communities and the world.

  • Each year, employees and their families join together for a summer picnic.

  • Burns & McDonnell hosted a Community of Inclusion and Equity Symposium. Together, attendees discussed best procurement practices for diverse businesses.

  • Burns & McDonnell supported the Toys for Tots drive to benefit children in need of toys during the holiday season.

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