Tag: Community

Partnership with Downtown On The Go Lights Up Tacoma

On November 7, GeoEngineers is sponsoring a “Light Up Your Ride” event to distribute free bike lights to the Tacoma, Washington community. The annual event is hosted by Downtown On The Go, an organization advocating for alternate transportation in downtown Tacoma, and a longtime friend of GeoEngineers. GeoEngineers has sponsored this event for the last […]

Klym Named to Oregon DJC’s Women of Vision

The Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce (DJC) selected Senior Water Resources Engineer Melanie Klym as one of its 2021 Women of Vision. This annual recognition highlights women who are shaping the built environment with quality work and creating opportunities for the next generation of women in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. Melanie was […]

Caring for our Community

Over the past 18 months the GeoEngineers community has experienced unprecedented attacks on our health that we have not experienced in our lifetime and hope we never see again. As leaders of the firm, we have a legal—but more importantly a moral—responsibility to protect the health and safety of GeoEngineers’ staff and their families in […]

Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers for Engineering Week 2019

During Engineering Week (February 17-23), GeoEngineers takes time to celebrate and raise awareness about the profession. Often, this means finding opportunities to teach students about engineering and adjacent STEM fields. Watch for announcements all week about the local engineering week events GeoEngineers is sponsoring or supporting. GeoEngineers’ dedication to educating and inspiring the next generation […]

Baton Rouge Office Hosts Magnet School Job Shadowing

GeoEngineers’ Baton Rouge office recently hosted a group of five students from Scotlandville Magnet High School. Jennie Aguettant and Alicia Sellers (Baton Rouge) led the group in presentations and activities, with the help of the drilling and lab departments. The day included demonstrations of drilling and lab equipment, along with a first-hand account from one […]

Duvall Earth and Arbor Day Festival

Come celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with us this Saturday in Duvall, Washington! GeoEngineers will have an educational geology booth at the city’s annual Earth and Arbor Day Festival on April 21 in Depot Park. The festival runs from 11:00-2:00 pm and also includes stations with information on birds, mammals, stormwater, water conservation, salmon, recycling, […]

Idaho ASCE Releases Infrastructure Report Card

The Southern Idaho Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released their 2018 Report Card for Idaho’s Infrastructure on March 8 during a press event hosted by GeoEngineers’ Braydan DuRee. The Idaho Section released letter grades for seven categories of infrastructure, and an overall average grade of “C-” for the state. The annual […]

WTS Gala Spotlights Women in Transportation

A large group of GeoEngineers staff attended the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala on March 1. GeoEngineers has a strong relationship with WTS, a professional organization promoting women in the transportation industry, and our staff have volunteer roles in several regional chapters. The gala has become one of the premiere transportation […]

Take a Stand for Science

On Saturday April 22, I will be participating in the March for Science in Tacoma. I have been involved in Earth Day celebrations since 1993 when I helped plan our local event at Tacoma Community College. I feel blessed every day to work as a geologist in my hometown of Tacoma. It’s where I grew […]

Geo Staffer Helps Resettle Nepalese Earthquake Survivors

Staff Geologist Eliya Ganger is harnessing her professional skills to help families displaced by the April and May 2015 Nepal earthquakes to safely rebuild their communities and their lives. During a recent volunteer trip to Nepal through Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA), Eliya and a small team identified potential geohazards, unstable slopes and other dangers, as […]

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