PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Burns & McDonnell is opening its newest California office in downtown Pasadena to provide specialized services and potential new jobs to the area. The 116 year old firm provides engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services to clients throughout North America and abroad.
"There is a tremendous opportunity for growth in the area and we anticipate doubling our office staff in Pasadena within the next year," said Renita Mollman, Vice President, Burns & McDonnell, Pasadena. "We are seeing a growing need for our services particularly in the areas of electrical transmission and distribution, environmental remediation, and airport fueling and renovations."
"Burns & McDonnell is not just planning to provide jobs to the Pasadena area; they'll offer good paying careers," said Mayor Bill Bogaard, Pasadena, who joined Burns & McDonnell to lead the traditional ribbon cutting at the firm's new office at 200 S. Los Robles Ave. "Burns & McDonnell continues to work on projects that strengthen our infrastructure with a focus on efforts that are renewable and sustainable."
Burns & McDonnell is regionally headquartered in Brea, Calif., and is home to more than 100 employees there, with additional offices throughout the state. Since 2008, the Southern California team has managed approximately $5 billion in electrical infrastructure projects with clients, such as Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric, as well as initiatives with the L.A. World Airports and the Port of Los Angeles.
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell provides engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services to clients throughout North America and abroad. Nearly 5,000 engineers, architects, scientists, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and other professionals work in more than 30 regional, national and international offices. Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is currently ranked No. 18 on the Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms. For more information about Burns & McDonnell, visit www.burnsmcd.com.
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