Burns & McDonnell Celebrates New Office in Richland, Washington
Burns & McDonnell Celebrates New Office in Richland, Washington
05/31/2024 1 minute read

RICHLAND, Washington — Burns & McDonnell, a 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm, celebrated the opening of a new office in Richland, Washington, on Thursday, May 30. This expansion strengthens the firm’s presence in the Pacific Northwest.

“We are honored and proud to be a part of the Tri-Cities, supporting regional clients in building the critical infrastructure necessary for a safe, vibrant and sustainable future,” says Greg Smith, PE, project manager and leader of the Richland office. “We look forward to building a strong team with robust talent and capabilities to continue to deliver solutions for some of our nation’s most critical needs.”

Key community leaders, including U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse and Richland Mayor Theresa Richardson, joined Burns & McDonnell leadership at a ribbon-cutting and open house to celebrate the firm’s new 2,000-square-foot office space at 1060 Jadwin Ave.

“I am thrilled about the opening of Burns & McDonnell’s new office in Richland, Washington,” said Rep. Newhouse.

Newhouse continues, “Their innovative business model will add new jobs to our communities, and bring about exciting advancements in the energy sector. Burns & McDonnell plays a critical role in the important work being done at Hanford and PNNL, and projects like these are sure to bring new opportunities to the Tri-Cities.”

This strategic expansion bolsters the firm’s commitment to the Department of Energy and its Office of Environmental Management mission. Burns & McDonnell is poised to support new and ongoing projects at the Hanford Site, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and other national laboratories nationwide.

“It’s incredible to see how quickly this team has come together and started delivering outstanding work for our clients,” says Gene Sieve, PE, regional vice president for Burns & McDonnell. “With over 14,000 Burns & McDonnell employees supporting them, they have the knowledge and experience to deliver exceptional engineering and construction projects for the southeast Washington area.”

Burns & McDonnell is ranked No. 7 among the top 500 Design Firms in the U.S. and ranks No. 4 in Government Offices, according to Engineering News-Record. In addition, the firm ranks No. 5 in the Government Building Engineering sector in Building Design + Construction’s Giants 400.

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of 14,000 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, and more to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities. Founded in 1898 and working from 75 offices globally, Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned. Learn how we are designed to build.