Company Culture

A Look Inside Burns & Mac: Tony Schoenecker, Fire Protection Renaissance Man

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team June 20, 2017

Tony Schoenecker began his career as a mechanical engineer, but recognized his true calling when sprinkler system design became a part of his workload. He went back for a master’s degree in fire protection engineering and never looked back. Tony has played a major role in building Burns & McDonnell’s fire protection engineering team, developing […]

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What It Takes to Be a Great Place to Work

by Renee Gartelos April 6, 2017

People always ask us what it takes to be a great place to work. While things like salary, benefits and amazing perks are important, it goes far beyond that. Great workplaces are built through positive employee experiences day in and day out. If you look through the companies on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work […]

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5 Pieces of Advice for Aspiring Engineers

by Kristen Svec March 23, 2017

A couple months ago I had the privilege of talking to a group of aspiring engineers at the Independence School District’s Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day event. I left feeling inspired and hopeful about the future of women in engineering. I also started reflecting on my career as an engineer and how I got […]

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5 Ways to Encourage Workplace Innovation

by Lauren Bertram July 28, 2016

When you hear the word “innovation,” what comes to mind? Some people might assume innovation requires a formal team within a company that’s dedicated to looking for new inventive solutions and ideas, but that’s not always the case. Innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit can be inspired among all employees within a company, regardless of what […]

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Burns & McDonnell Is #16 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List

by Renee Gartelos March 3, 2016

Each year we look forward to FORTUNE’s annual rankings of the top workplaces in the U.S. For the past five years, we’ve been among top 100 Best Companies to Work For — and this year is no exception. Today we learned that we landed the No. 16 spot! The Selection Process Now in its 19th year, […]

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