Burns and McDonnell

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Burns & McDonnell is a provider of engineering services. The company offers aviation, commercial, retail, institutional, environmental, government, telecommunications, and transportation construction services. It also offers architecture, commissioning, construction, engineering, operations and maintenance, program management, as well as business, security, and technology consulting services. Burns & McDonnell serves aviation, chemicals, oil and gas, commercial, retail, environmental, government, military, manufacturing, industrial, power, water, telecommunications, and transportation markets.
HQKansas City, MO, US
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)8,665(+2%)
Job Openings1,359
Revenue (Y, 2019)$4 B(+15%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Burns and McDonnell

Matt Ralston

Matt Ralston

Senior Vice President, Construction and Design-Build
Ray Kowalik

Ray Kowalik

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Paul Fischer

Paul Fischer

Randy Griffin

Randy Griffin

Steve Gross

Steve Gross

Board Member
Renita Mollman

Renita Mollman

Chief Administrative Officer
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Burns and McDonnell Office Locations

Burns and McDonnell has offices in Kansas City, Aiken, Alpharetta, Amarillo and in 55 other locations
Kansas City, MO, US (HQ)
9400 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City
Aiken, SC, US
137 Old Market St
Alpharetta, GA, US
3650 Mansell Rd #300
Amarillo, TX, US
600 S Tyler St Suite 800
Arlington, VA, US
2200 Wilson Blvd #500Arlington
Austin, TX, US
8911 N Capital of Texas Hwy Building 3, Suite 3100
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Burns and McDonnell Financials and Metrics

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Burns and McDonnell Revenue

Burns and McDonnell's revenue was reported to be $4 b in Y, 2019 which is a 14.3% increase from the previous period.

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Burns and McDonnell Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Azco Inc.December 13, 2016
Burns & McDonnell Canada Ltd
Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc.
Burns & McDonnell International Inc
Facility Engineering Services, LLC
Harrington & Cortelyou/Bmcd, Inc.

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Burns and McDonnell News and Updates

Burns & McDonnell Announces Retirement of General Counsel Bill Quatman, Names Paul Odum as Successor

Burns & McDonnell Senior Vice President and General Counsel G. William (Bill) Quatman will retire from the company in mid-March. He will be succeeded as general counsel by Vice President Paul Odum of the Burns & McDonnell Legal Department.

Azco Attains Building Fabrication Aisc Certification

AZCO, part of the Burns & McDonnell family of companies, has achieved building fabricator and metal component manufacturer certification through the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), the trade association for the use of structural steel in the U.S. construction industry.

Burns & McDonnell Launches Together By Design Newsletter Focused on Spotlighting Importance of Business Diversity

Burns & McDonnell is launching Together By Design, a quarterly business diversity newsletter that seeks to advance a community of inclusion. The email newsletter features stories of great opportunity, innovative approaches, and diverse perspectives that can shape best practices for the architect…

Burns & McDonnell Continues Overseeing Progress at Louis Armstrong International Airport Through New Program Management Contract

As improvements continue to be made at the new Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), Burns & McDonnell has been reselected by the City of New Orleans to continue to provide program management services to oversee the ongoing updates.

Offshore Wind Industry Leader Mark Rogers Joins Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell, ranked the No. 1 firm in Power by Engineering News-Record, has hired industry veteran Mark Rogers to lead the firm’s development of offshore substations for offshore wind farm projects in the U.S. With the addition of Rogers, Burns & McDonnell is now capable of providing t…

Burns & McDonnell Announces Trio of Significant Oil, Gas & Chemical Promotions

As the oil, gas and chemical industries navigate current market conditions, Burns & McDonnell has promoted three employee-owners to sustain and advance the firm’s unwavering commitment to delivering integral client services. Bob Reymond, president of the Oil, Gas & Chemical Group at Burns &a…
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Burns and McDonnell Blogs

Shifting 3 Fundamental Elements of Culture Creates a New Environment

Nothing stops the change process in its tracks like hearing, “Our culture won’t allow us to do that.”

Four Answers to Navigating the Interconnection Queue

More and more renewable generation is coming online, and that growing supply needs to interconnect with the grid to meet increasing consumer demand. But the interconnection queue can be lengthy, and utilities and developers alike need to be aware of a lot of factors, as well as regional …

Employing a Robust GIS Program to Comply With EPA's Lead and Copper Rule

Changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) requires water service providers to update their strategies for protecting the public, especially children and vulnerable populations from the harmful effects of lead in U.S. water supply systems. The …

It Takes Courage to Push Past Boundaries for True Organizational Change

Transformational change is not for the faint of heart. Following a career path as a change practitioner or transformational change leader can be an emotional roller coaster.

Power Grid Challenges and Opportunities for Transit Electrification

Electric vehicle (EV) fleets are expanding exponentially, and advocacy for adopting sustainable sources of energy is increasing rapidly across the U.S. For EV developers, communities and transit agencies wanting more transit electrification, it's important to keep in mind what kind of ch…

Let’s Get Real About Federal Spending on Cybersecurity

As the $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure bill moves through Congress, it is clear that cybersecurity has not been forgotten. But what is unclear is whether it is a real priority.
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Burns and McDonnell Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Burns and McDonnell founded?

    Burns and McDonnell was founded in 1898.

  • Who are Burns and McDonnell key executives?

    Burns and McDonnell's key executives are Matt Ralston, Ray Kowalik and Paul Fischer.

  • How many employees does Burns and McDonnell have?

    Burns and McDonnell has 8,665 employees.

  • What is Burns and McDonnell revenue?

    Latest Burns and McDonnell annual revenue is $4 b.

  • What is Burns and McDonnell revenue per employee?

    Latest Burns and McDonnell revenue per employee is $461.6 k.

  • Who are Burns and McDonnell competitors?

    Competitors of Burns and McDonnell include NV5 Global, Stantec and Atkins.

  • Where is Burns and McDonnell headquarters?

    Burns and McDonnell headquarters is located at 9400 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, Kansas City.

  • Where are Burns and McDonnell offices?

    Burns and McDonnell has offices in Kansas City, Aiken, Alpharetta, Amarillo and in 55 other locations.

  • How many offices does Burns and McDonnell have?

    Burns and McDonnell has 62 offices.