Frequently Asked Questions

 
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What makes Wright-Pierce different?
We provide opportunities to work on exciting and challenging assignments. We successfully compete with the largest firms in the country for complex assignments. We focus on staff development. Wright-Pierce engineers are exposed to all facets of a project,  from evaluations and studies through construction and start-up of treatment facilities. This provides the maximum potential for learning and ultimately for advancing you in your career.

We reward initiative and accomplishment. As an employee owned firm, all of our profits are returned to our employees. Employees have the opportunity to become owners of the firm.

We care about you. We promote an enjoyable work culture and encourage a healthy balance between personal and professional life.

How do I advance in my career?
Our merit based system
involves a peer performance appraisal which is conducted on an annual basis. As you achieve your personal and professional goals, you will advance in your career.

Performance is recognized and rewarded. At Wright-Pierce, corporate bureaucracy is minimized and you grow as fast as your talents, performance and ambitions will take you.

What kinds of work will I perform?
During your first year, you will learn the Wright-Pierce system and the practical aspects of consulting engineering. You will be assigned engineering tasks on a variety of projects, ranging from studies to designs to construction services based on your experience and skill level. You will be supported and mentored by a Lead Project Engineer in research and calculations. You will work on real world projects, and interface with the members of the project team. You will expand your knowledge and skills and see the theoretic put into practice to solve real world problems.

Are there summer intern positions?
We routinely support summer internships. Please check our web site for applicable positions.

What benefits do you offer?
Beginning with your date of hire, you will be offered a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical/Dental Insurances
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • OFF Time | Holidays | Flex Time
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Profit Sharing/Incentive Compensation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Registrations
  • Professional Association Membership
  • Health/Fitness/Wellness Reimbursement
  • Business Casual Dress
What Employees Are Saying

Wright-Pierce has given me the freedom to explore new professional opportunities and has been entirely supportive of my involvement in professional organizations as a way to broaden my networking opportunities. This has aided in making my transition from an out-of-state engineering firm virtually seamless.   

 
Ryan Wingard, P.E.
Senior Project Manager
Infrastructure Practice Group