Burns & McDonnell Expands Footprint in Fort Worth, Plans to Add New Jobs
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Burns & McDonnell, a 100% employee-owned engineering, architecture and construction firm, has expanded its office space in Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas, to accommodate its growing team. The firm has grown 20% locally this year and plans to create another 50 new jobs in Fort Worth as well as 40 new jobs in Dallas by 2021.
Burns & McDonnell moved from the nineteenth floor to a larger space on the seventh floor in the Pier 1 Imports Building in downtown Fort Worth. The move will increase its lease from 22,414 square feet to 26,507 square feet, creating additional space to accommodate nearly 150 employees. Burns & McDonnell plans to continue hiring engineers, architects and construction professionals to support energy, power, aviation, federal and municipal clients.
“We have proudly been in the Fort Worth and Dallas communities for more than a decade and we look forward to continuing our contributions to the growing economy,” says Scott Clark, vice president and general manager for Burns & McDonnell in Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas. “From engineering manufacturing and power delivery solutions to designing major data centers for technology giants, we’re laser-focused on creating an exceptional employee ownership culture that allows us to deliver world-class service and projects to our clients.”
The firm also recently announced plans to expand the Houston office, adding an additional 300 new jobs by 2021. The growth in Texas is part of the firm’s overall growth nationwide, now averaging more than 1,000 professionals annually.
The Burns & McDonnell office in Fort Worth is backed by a global team of 7,000 employees with more than 50 offices around the world, including offices in Dallas, Houston and Austin. The No. 1 ranked firm in Power by Engineering News-Record established its presence in Fort Worth in 2003 and has steadily grown its revenue each year, doubling since 2013.
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Founded by two entrepreneurs in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies made up of 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and innovators entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2019 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.