Burns & McDonnell Reviews

Updated Oct 5, 2022

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Pros
  • "Employee ownership and profit sharing(in 59 reviews)

  • "Good work environment and hard working people(in 58 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work/Life Balance can be tested at times but people who work hard are rewarded(in 95 reviews)

  • "Some projects/clients will require long hours to make them successful(in 52 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Company!

      Oct 3, 2022 - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Career advancement opportunities - Great work environment - Management - Compensation structure

      Cons

      - Heavy Workload - Rigid corporate human resources rules that at times make no sense

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Aug 24, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in Winnipeg, MB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The hours were great, long lunch

      Cons

      Some of the higher ups were a little handsy

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Colleagues

      Jun 5, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great colleagues and great work environment

      Cons

      Some micromanagement depending on department

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      accounting

      Mar 21, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      balance work life and good benefits

      Cons

      boring you do the same thing

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Burns

      Dec 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great management and team overall

      Cons

      Slow execution of tasks and processes

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Place to Work!

      Apr 7, 2016 -  in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, support in career development, team-oriented, ESOP, employee owner culture

      Cons

      Needs to prioritize work-life integration, not enough diversity, rigid work schedules

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Right Of Way Assistant

      Dec 15, 2014 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      urban planning siting access to engineering tools

      Cons

      may be required to work at site in bad weather conditions

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Oct 5, 2022 - Assistant Chemical Engineer in Kansas City, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun projects smart co workers

      Cons

      Long hours depending on your project

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Amazing onboarding

      Oct 5, 2022 - Distribution Planning Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits Employee owner Floating holidays Bonuses

      Cons

      No wfh option No sick days

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Best company I have ever worked for

      Oct 4, 2022 - Staff Electrical Engineer in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Family culture, cool projects, and great pay/ESOP. Only place I have worked that will adapt your workload to your curiosities.

      Cons

      Nothing worth noting, company is awesome.

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    Burns & McDonnell has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 1,279 reviews left anonymously by employees. 80% of employees would recommend working at Burns & McDonnell to a friend and 79% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Burns & McDonnell employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Burns & McDonnell. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

    80% of Burns & McDonnell employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Burns & McDonnell 3.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 4.0 for career opportunities.

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