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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.

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