Missouri-based engineering firm expanding to Greenville


Burns & McDonnell, an engineering firm based in Kansas City, Missouri, is expanding its operations with a new office in Greenville. 

The employee-owned firm, which also specializes in architecture, construction, and various consulting practices, plans to occupy a 2,300-square-foot office space at 124 Verdae Blvd. and hire about 50 local employees within the next three years, according to a news release. 

The firm’s new office in Greenville will focus on facilities and infrastructure needs throughout the Upstate and will support government, manufacturing and process, health care, higher education, energy, and utility clients, according to the release. 

Backed by a nationwide network of more than 6,000 professionals, the team will offer a full range of planning, design, construction, and commissioning services.

“We’re committed to providing great service, solutions and leadership for our clients and the communities in which we live and work,” said Trevor Jones, Burns & McDonnell engineering manager in Greenville, in the release. “Opening an office in Greenville will allow us to expand our support of the region and hire diverse, local talent to plan, design and construct projects important to the success of our clients.”

Burns & McDonnell ranks among the top 10 design firms and the top 20 manufacturing firms in the U.S., according to Engineering News-Record. The firm is also recognized as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018 and as a best place to work by more than 20 publications across the country, the release said. 

“Our employee ownership model provides a framework for career growth and success for employees,” Jones said. “It’s created a team-oriented, entrepreneurial culture, that attracts and retains the best and brightest professionals in the industry.”

For more information, visit www.burnsmcd.com. 


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