Tag: culture

Making Connections at OAME’s Entrepreneurship Trade Show

The Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME) is holding its 34th Annual Entrepreneurship Trade Show and Luncheon at the Oregon Convention Center on May 12, and GeoEngineers will be there. OAME is a professional association that supports minority-owned businesses, and this annual Portland trade show is a chance for entrepreneurs, public agencies, non-profits and large […]

52 Ways to Make a Difference This Earth Day

Earth Day is the perfect time to think about the responsibilities we have to our planet, and each other. Most of us want to do what we can to protect the world we share, but sometimes it’s difficult to know how. Our environmental challenges can be overwhelming, but we can make progress if we all […]

GeoEngineers Sponsors Idaho Future City Competition

GeoEngineers sponsored the recent Idaho Future City Competition at Boise State University, and Kevin Russ of our local Boise office volunteered his time to attend and help judge this annual event. On January 29, teams of sixth, seventh and eighth graders came together to show off their solutions to some of our society’s greatest STEM […]

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 […]

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 […]

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