After supporting nearly 900 infrastructure projects in Tennessee since opening its doors in the state more than a decade ago, Burns & McDonnell is expanding its presence in Chattanooga.
The 100 percent employee-owned engineering, architecture, construction, consulting and environmental firm has relocated within the city to accommodate plans for doubling the size of its 30-person local workforce during the next five years.
The growth in the region is part of he firm's nationwide effort to hire more than 1,000 professionals annually, officials said.
The firm's new office space is at 100 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., and spans 8,619 square feet. Backed by an international team of more than 6,000 professionals, the Burns & McDonnell office in Chattanooga "performs engineering, consulting, construction and environmental services, with a focus on energy infrastructure upgrades - helping provide more resilient and reliable power to the region. The team is continuing the firm's ongoing expansion within commercial, manufacturing, industrial, water and power generation markets," it was stated.
"We are proud to call Chattanooga home and to be a part of this flourishing city," said Marlin Gines, Chattanooga office manager for Burns & McDonnell. "As our community grows, the demand rises for more flexible, reliable power systems and strengthened infrastructure. We're broadening our presence to help our clients meet those needs and better serve residents across the Tennessee Valley."