March 2, 2018 | last updated March 2, 2018 2:52 pm

#7 Large Company Category: Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell

CT Headquarters: Wallingford

Industry: Architecture, Engineering, Construction


Twitter: @BurnsMcDonnell

Top CT Executive: Brett Williams, President and Regional Office Manager of New England

Burns & McDonnell is a worldwide, employee-owned architecture, construction and engineering company.

Employee Benefits: The firm's employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) allows employee-owners to share directly in the profitability of the company beginning on their first day of employment at no cost to them. Also provides generous performance-based incentives to employee-owners at year-end.

Fun & Relaxation: Burns & McDonnell celebrates employee ownership with a number of activities including an annual pancake breakfast, a treat week, trick-or-treating and a lunchbox trivia competition.

Healthy Living: Connecticut office has an on-site fitness center and walking trails on the grounds that are frequently used by employee-owners. Burns & McDonnell also pays 100 percent of a recreational sport league fee for employees to participate in team sports.

Training: After six months of employment, full-time employee-owners can apply for tuition assistance for an advanced degree in a technical field or an MBA. Approved programs are eligible for 100-percent tuition reimbursement.

Being Green: Connecticut office provides electric vehicle charging stations.

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