Civil engineering and structural engineering firms across the country are celebrating a major accomplishment this month: They have been honored for achieving high levels of employee satisfaction and a great workplace.
On Sept. 28, the top 50 and honorable mention 2006 Best Civil Engineering Firms To Work For were announced at an awards presentation during the Best Firm To Work For Summit in Chicago. Additionally, the top 15 and honorable mention 2006 Best Structural Engineering Firms To Work For were honored.
Shanon Fauerbach, P.E., Editorial Director for CE News and Structural Engineer, which host the ranking programs, said, "This year, more than 190 firms competed in the thorough evaluation and comparison of their culture, benefits, performance/recognition practices, compensation, professional development programs, recruiting and retention efforts, and more. All of these firms are committed to creating a positive work environment for their staff. The ranked firms are reaching the goal."
The top three firms in each competition deserve special recognition for their achievements. They are as follows:
Best Civil Engineering Firms To Work For
- Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., Cary, N.C., 2,025 employees
- RBF Consulting, Irvine, Calif., 961 employees
- Appledore Engineering, Inc., Portsmouth, N.H., 24 employees
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The 2006 Best Structural Engineering Firms To Work For are as follows:
- Walter P Moore, Houston, 335 employees
- PCS Structural Solutions, Tacoma, Wash., 47 employees
- Hinman Consulting Engineers, Inc., San Francisco, 17 employees
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