Tag: culture

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 […]

Redeveloping Riverfront Park

I’ve had the privilege of growing up in Spokane, and it’s been amazing to watch the city change over the past 40 years. During all that time, Riverfront Park has been a part of my life. The historic 100-acre downtown park includes picturesque scenery of the Spokane River, event spaces, two islands and one of […]

Free STEM Activity Book for Children Available

GeoEngineers is pleased to offer a free educational activity book for children. It is one small way we can support parents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The STEM at Home Children’s Activity Book is a fun and educational way to keep your children occupied at home. The activities are meant to introduce children ages 2-10 to […]

Dan Campbell Wins ACEC-WA Engineer of the Year

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Washington Chapter, selected Senior Principal Geotechnical Engineer and COO Dan Campbell as their Washington Engineer of the Year for his outstanding contributions to the engineering industry. ACEC announced the news at its 53rd Annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on Friday night. During Mr. Campbell’s 30-year career in the […]

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