Burns & McDonnell Economic Analyst - Solid Waste Recycling in Austin, Texas


We are seeking to hire a Solid Waste Recycling Analyst, for our Austin, TX office who will work in a team atmosphere by assisting with performing detailed technical, financial and operational analyses and working in project execution. Projects typically include planning studies, operational reviews, procurement for local governments and research studies.

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to assisting senior staff with the following:

  • Development of solid waste and recycling plans, studies and operational reviews.

  • Research and compilation of project data.

  • Development of project reports, analytical work papers, and project presentations.

  • Analysis of operational and financial data.

  • Preparation of procurement documents for solid waste and recycling collection, processing and disposal services

  • Preparation and analysis of financial projections and forecasts.

  • Preparation of cost of service and rate analysis.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Public Administration, Government, Environmental Studies, Community and Regional Planning Economics, Engineering, Business Administration, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • 0 - 2 years of experience

  • Previous internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Experience in the solid waste and recycling profession preferred but not required

  • High level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with Microsoft Access preferred, but not required

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure


Job Business Analysts

Primary Location US-TX-Austin

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 182156