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Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. is recognized among India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2019. Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 50 Great Mid-size Workplaces (with employee strength of 100 to 500) through an objective and rigorous workplace culture assessment process.

Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. (BMI) is a multi-discipline Engineering Services Company that serves clients worldwide, mainly in Design, Engineering, Technical Support for Procurement and Project Management services for Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Fertilizer, Polyester Plants, Transmission & Distribution Facilities, and Energy.

Company Size

339 Employees


Professional Services


Why Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. is a Great Place to Work?

Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. has successfully created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL their employees as they have excelled on the 5 dimensions that are a hallmark of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride and Camaraderie. In a rigorous assessment process conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. met the minimum criteria on the Trust Index© Employee Survey, on the consistency of experience across all demographics and on the Culture Audit© People Practices Framework, to clear the first level i.e. getting Great Place to Work-Certified™

Great Place to Work® is considered the ‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition. 

As a certified organization, Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. became eligible to be considered among 'India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2019' – a list that features the 'Best of the Best’. The process of identifying India's Great Mid-size Workplaces is based purely on the assessment findings and does not involve any jury or opinion based criteria. 

Culture Snapshot 
Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. offer a safe and supportive work environment with plenty of opportunities to celebrate personal and organizational achievements. 

This page highlights more about the work culture of the organization, selected best people practices, the vision of the leadership and glimpses of employee life. 

Read through to find out what makes Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. a Great Workplace.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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Great Place to Work-Certified™ from May 2019 - April 2020. Certified for 3 years in a row!

India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2019

India's Best Workplaces in Professional Serives 2019

Best People Practices

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Listening - Collaborating, Innovation

Hindi & English Lessons

At, Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. expats attend Hindi Classes to blend well with their office and Indian culture. In all meetings, they greet in Hindi and try to collaborate in a way that employees feel they are one of them. At the same time to enhance the collaboration between BMI employees and BMcD US teams – some employees are encouraged to attend English Classes to sharpen their linguistic skills.



Baby Shower

At Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. to cheer up the female employee and participate in her journey to be a mother, they celebrate with a baby shower by cutting the cake.

On the day of joining here in BMI, all accessories like Laptop, Water bottle, etc., along with a welcome note was placed at my workplace which made me feel welcome here. Also, the HR & IT team are approachable at any time and they helped me out which made my work easier. Professionally, I feel that I can express myself in the work and clear about what the management expects from me. Also, I received a Cake from BMI on my birthday at home, which was a weekend and it made my day.

Employee Testimonial

Safety is First, one of BMI's works principle. Here in BMI, this is not only on paper but we actually follow this in our day-to-day life. One office incident I want to share here is that one of our colleagues had slipped on a watery floor in the washroom during cleaning and keeping in mind our work principles on the next day of this incident itself the carpet is placed on these areas. Hence, this shows BMI is a Great Place To Work" as it cares for us.

Employee Testimonial

Career @ Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd.

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Leaders Speak


Justin Sherman

CEO & Director, Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd.

1. What is your personal approach to making a Great Workplace? 
Our approach has a key focus on our MacCulture Principles in everything we do each day as they are the key foundational pillars that make Burns & McDonnell India so great. They reflect who we are, what we believe, where we have been and where we are headed in the coming years. Safety Is First We are all accountable for safety — accountable to our families, our co-workers, our clients and ourselves. A powerful commitment to safety — and health — is hardwired into each employee-owner. By striving for perfection in safety, we make it possible. Client Service Drives Our Success Clients are our valued partners and friends. They are the reason our company exists. We are relentless in finding new ways to make them successful. We are responsive to their needs at all times. We are always mindful that our success only comes through client success. What We Do Matters We work on important projects, some of the most challenging and complex problems in the world. The significant honor of working on these projects comes with enormous responsibility — to team with our clients on improving the quality of life for people around the globe. We Boldly Go Our firm was founded by two daring entrepreneurs — ambitious individuals who had an idea, brought that idea to life with a meticulous plan and then had the courage to act. That entrepreneurial spirit is a vibrant force within Burns & McDonnell today — always strategic, always propelling us forward, always for the benefit of all. 2 One Burns & McDonnell Great things happen as we come together to collaborate, build and connect. We put the company ahead of global practice, office, department, and self. We know that as we make each other successful, we make our clients successful. We respect all, are accountable to all and trust in all. We Make This Place Great We empower our employees to make Burns & McDonnell the company we want it to be through our “Kizuna” group. This group was created to establish the best culture found anywhere. The tangible result of this choice is a great place to work — for all people, from all walks of life — which in turn makes Burns & McDonnell a remarkable place to build a career. We Invest For A Better World We give back for many reasons. Because we see a need and want to make it right. Because we care about the communities where we live. Because we are uniquely positioned to help. We know it is in the best interest of all to invest in better citizens, for our collective future. 

2. What are the top 2 benefits you see of creating a Great Workplace? 
One key benefit from Burns & McDonnell India becoming a great workplace is our industry leading attrition rate of less than 5%. This allows our clients to work with the same teams on each subsequent project, improving quality, budgets and scheduled deliverables while continuing to build on our client relationship and creating a true long-term partnership. Additionally, creating a Great Workplace has allowed us to recruit the best and brightest whether through our employee referral program or our on-campus career fairs. 

3. What are your top people priorities? 
With Burns & McDonnell India’s people-first approach, we focus on bringing an open work culture, provide transparency in our business goals, give clarity in career paths of each individual and last but not the least empower them to take a lead in all spheres of life. Thus, every employee contributes towards Burns & McDonnell India continuing to be a truly Great Place to work. 

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals? 
The Great Place to Work assessment has not only put us on the map in India as a top firm to work for, but the assessment itself has allowed us to take a deeper analysis on things we are doing well, but even more importantly, fix the things we need to improve on.

Parul Gopal

Head HR, Burns & McDonnell Engineering India Pvt. Ltd.

1. What can your present and potential employees be sure of from a work culture perspective in the organization? 
A team and people orientated culture that ensures fairness, respect and professional growth for the individual, and a rewarding collaboration is what BMI employees can be sure of. 

2. What, according to you, is a people challenge your industry is facing? 
As the Oil and Gas market recovers and creates a competitive ground for recruitment, employee turnover is a major challenge for our industry. However, we are privileged to have the lowest attrition among employers in the industry. Our creative initiative, caring approach and employee engagement programs keep us among the top employers. 

3. How are you ensuring a consistent workplace experience FOR ALL your employees, irrespective of their role, age, gender, tenure, etc. in the organization? 
Sound business practices and ethical behavior have been the core of success at Burns & McDonnell. Burns & McDonnell seeks an energetic, innovative and entrepreneurial spirit in each of our employees. All personnel actions from the organization, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, access to training, education, educational assistance, and social recreation programs are administered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran’s status, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other protected class. We strive to maintain a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity, honesty, fairness, and respect. We have various independent committees and forums like Safety committee, Emergency Response Committee, Kizuna, Employee Recognition and Appreciation Committee, Prevention of Sexual Harassment Committee, Grievance Redressal Committee, CSR Committee, Sports Committee, Quality Committee, Staff Bus Committee, etc. These committees and forums include representatives from each group and across all levels in our employee groups that direct activities and initiatives within the office and ensures fairness and equality throughout. 

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals? 
From three years in a row, we participated in the GPTW survey with the aim to measure and build a better workplace for our team. - Great Place to Work® Survey is entirely dependent upon the opinions of those who know the organization best – the employees – which makes it more meaningful. Reports from Great Place to Work® gives us great insights and areas to work on and create an enchanting workplace for each employee. - Carrying a Great Place to Work® stamp not only stirs up employee pride, but it also serves as a reminder of our commitment to employees. It helped us immensely in mitigating employee turnover and creating a happy place to work. We have positioned ourselves well for growth with the association.

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