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    Employee-owned engineering firm works hard to cultivate next generation of science and engineering talent. “Engineering U” summer camp each June brings 40 high school students (25% female) to its Kansas City world headquarters to work alongside experienced engineers, architects and construction professionals.

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    Company Info

    CEO/Top Executive
    Greg Graves
    Rank last year14
    # of years on list5
    F500 Rank-
    Industry
    Engineering
    Year founded1,898
    Type of organization
    Private
    Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
    $1.9 billion
    Web addresshttp://www.burnsmcd.com
    Total US employees4,498
    Full-Time jobs added in last year680
    Number of work sites-

    Perks

    Offers compressed work weeks
    yes
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    yes
    Onsite medical care facility
    yes
    Offers college tuition reimbursement to employees
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women22.21%
    % Minorities14.85%
    % African-American3.89%
    % Asian5.76%
    % Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.11%
    % Caucasian or White85.15%
    % Hispanic/Latino4.00%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.24%
    % Two or more races0.84%
    Same-Sex Benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off

    Holidays
    8
    Vacation-
    Sick days-
    General PTO
    15

    Compensation

    Most common job (hourly)
    Drafter/Detailer
    Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)$46,740
    Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)$10,200
    Most common job (salaried)
    Electrical Engineer
    Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)$86,430
    Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)$47,455

    Hiring/Staffing

    FT voluntary turnover5.00%
    # of job applicants66,570
    Avg. # of applicants per opening70
    # of jobs filled963
    Jobs filled internally110
    % of jobs filled by referral31.00%
    # new graduates hired261
    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)746