At Burns & McDonnell, our engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants do more than simply plan, design and construct. With a mission unchanged since 1898 — make our clients successful — our professionals partner with you to solve your toughest challenges efficiently and safely. We bring an ownership mentality and work as an extension of your staff because we are not successful unless and until you are. Our 7,600 professionals around the world bring extensive experience in a wide range of scientific, architectural and engineering disciplines. We have people with the knowledge and background to complete virtually any project and address any challenges — whether known or unforeseen — in a timely, integrated and efficient manner. This translates to project consistency, lower costs and the ability to maintain your project schedule.
Being 100 percent employee-owned means we each have a stake in superior performance and a commitment to excellence that translates into successful clients. Because of this, we are regularly recognized by numerous professional organizations and publications throughout the country for our technical knowledge, superior client service and as a top place to work.
Burns & McDonnell is or has been involved with approximately three quarters of the commercial offshore wind projects in the United States. The work scopes have ranged from regulatory approval (Federal and State) and front-end feasibility studies/transmission system planning to detailed engineering of the substations and cabling systems from Transition Joint Bay to grid connection, and everything in between. In addition to working with the developers and utilities, we have been involved in discussions at the State and Federal level, undertaken stakeholder engagements, and have worked with the wider supply chain to help the development of the industry in the United States.