Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., is a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm. Our multidisciplined staff of more than 4,300 employee-owners includes engineers, architects, construction experts, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and scientists, representing virtually all design disciplines. We plan, design, permit, construct and manage facilities all over the world.

Company details

9400 Ward Parkway , Kansas City , MO 64114 USA

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Business Type:
Engineering service provider
Industry Type:
Environmental - Environmental Management
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
Over 1000
$100,000,000 US - $1,000,000,000 US

Process Technology Xchange (PTX)
Sept. 13-15, Park City, Utah

IBTTA Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Sept. 13-16, Chicago

North Dakota Waste & Recycling Symposium
Sept. 15-17, Minot, N.D.

Sept. 22-24, Indianapolis

Environmental Federation of Oklahoma Annual Meeting
Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Midwest City, Okla.

Pack Expo
Oct. 5-7, Las Vegas

Kansas Wind & Renewable Energy Conference
Oct. 6-7, Topeka, Kan.

ACI-NA Annual Conference & Exhibition
Oct. 11-14, Austin, Texas

APPA Legal Seminar
Oct. 11-14, Savannah, Ga.

Oracle OpenWorld
Oct. 11-15, San Francisco

NHA Trade Show & Conference
Oct. 14-16, Lincoln, Neb.

SAME South Atlantic Regional Conference
Oct. 19-21, North Charleston, S.C.

NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention
Oct. 20-22, Orlando, Fla.

APPA Customer Connections Conference
Oct. 25-28, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Solar Power International 2009
Oct. 27-29, Anaheim, Calif. 

Worldwide Food Expo
Oct. 28-31, Chicago

MHA Convention & Trade Show
Nov. 4-6, Osage Beach, Mo.

ISPE Annual Meeting
Nov. 8-11, San Diego

KHA Annual Convention & Trade Show
Nov. 12-13, Wichita, Kan.

Power-Gen International
Dec. 8-10, Las Vegas

Nuclear Power International
Dec. 8-10, Las Vegas

Burns & McDonnell is proud to rank among the nation's leading design and construction firms. Our most recent rankings:

From Engineering News-Record's 2009 Top 500 Design Firms, Top 100 Design-Build Firms, Top 400 Contractors and Top 200 Environmental Firms

From Building Design & Construction's 2009 Giants 300 Report

From Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 2009 MEP Design Giants 100 Report:

  • #2 in mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) design revenue
  • #4 in number of MEP engineers

Our mission: Make Our Clients Successful.

At Burns & McDonnell, our multidisciplined staff of more than 3,000 employee-owners is focused on our clients' success in every facet of the projects in which we are engaged. As a 100 percent employee-owned firm, each of us has a vested interest in the success of every project and client. More than 80 percent of our projects come from repeat clients. They know our mission is to serve them well, and they know that they are dealing with concerned owners in every aspect of our relationship.

We are guided by values that define our work and connect us to our client's success:

  • Safety first
  • Exceed expectations
  • Build trust
  • Quality driven
  • Integrity
  • Can-do attitude
  • Reward performance
  • Profitable growth