Tag: culture

April Smith Spotlighted for SMPS Work

There’s a brand new chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) in Idaho, and Business Development and Marketing Manager April Smith was instrumental in getting it off the ground earlier this year. To recognize her hard work the chapter highlighted April in their first Member Spotlight. Starting professional organization chapters is becoming a […]

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 […]

GeoEngineers Earns WTS Employer of the Year Award

The WTS Puget Sound Chapter recognized GeoEngineers’ ongoing commitment to women in transportation with its 2021 Large Employer of the Year Award during its annual gala on March 10. Over the past 40 years, talented women have used GeoEngineers’ broad ownership, decentralized structure, and emphasis on diverse collaboration to carve out successful careers in a […]

FREE: Online PE Exam Study Sessions

For the past six years, GeoEngineers has hosted free study sessions for the Civil Engineering PE Exam focusing on the geotechnical material. About 20 percent of the exam’s morning section is on geotechnical engineering concepts, and we want you to be ready! These study sessions are led by experienced and licensed geotechnical engineers. It’s a […]

Inclusive Contracting: A Success Story

Inclusive contracting is a popular topic right now among government contractors, and for good reason. It is now common to see diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) goals for subcontractors encouraged—if they are not required outright. Identifying and working with certified firms (minority/women/veteran-owned, small and disadvantaged) can strengthen a project team while fulfilling these contracting requirements. GeoEngineers has been […]

Spokane Hosts Distanced but Delicious Cookie Exchange

GeoEngineers’ Spokane, Washington office hosts an annual holiday cookie exchange. It’s a tradition that raises money for a good cause while helping the local A/E/C community connect over shared treats and recipes. Thanks to public health concerns this year, it looked like the usual lunch-hour gathering of 75-plus women and hundreds of little bags of […]

Happy 40th Birthday, GeoEngineers

Forty years ago, on September 29, 1980, Jon Koloski, Jack Tuttle and Gary Henderson founded GeoEngineers Inc. in Bellevue, Washington. Their vision for the company was laid out in a guiding principles document that prioritized broad employee ownership, collaboration, seamless leadership transitions, quality technical work and high ethical standards. These values have remained central to […]

Improving Diversity in Subcontracting

Diversity, inclusion and equity are critical issues in the architecture/engineering/consulting (A/E/C) industry. Integrating these concepts into pursuits and projects can enhance firm culture and reflect a company’s values—helping others get a seat at the table is the right thing to do! According to the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), it is increasingly important for […]

Committed to Change

Let’s get straight to the point. Black Lives Matter and at GeoEngineers we are 100 percent committed to working towards equality and justice for people of color and cultural minorities. At GeoEngineers, we have a goal to be the best people on Earth, and that starts with understanding and listening to others who are struggling—who have […]

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