A Legacy Company

CAREERS FOR NEW GRADUATES

Design your engineering career with us.

Who are we?

A 73-year old engineering firm driven by our passionate team of employees who are committed to making a difference in the world.

Who are you?

You are a new or future graduate looking to begin your engineering career in an industry that protects our most critical resource: water.

Meet our Director of Human Resources, Connie Taggart, who will introduce you to Wright-Pierce and provide some insight into who we are and what we do.

Work

Drinking Water

Access to safe drinking water is essential for life, public health, and overall community prosperity. Wright-Pierce provides comprehensive planning, design, construction administration, operational assistance, and asset management services to solve drinking water challenges.

Civil Engineering 

Communities, institutions, and businesses all depend on infrastructure and landscape systems to help support their success. Wright-Pierce provides assistance with planning, permitting, and design to create more vibrant communities.

Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers at Wright-Pierce provide services ranging from preliminary to final design, utility coordination, construction administration, and start-up for existing or new industrial, commercial, water, and wastewater treatment facilities.

SCADA / Instrumentation Engineering

Wright-Pierce Instrumentation and Control Engineers work closely with our process and electrical engineers to design optimal systems, specific to each water and wastewater facility’s needs, to maximize operating efficiencies.

Wastewater

Effective management of wastewater is critical to maintain public health and protect our natural resources. This includes collection and treatment of wastewater and its residuals, from small, decentralized systems to large, complex municipal and industrial systems.

Water Resources

Our communities face a wide range of water resource challenges that transcend political boundaries and require regional watershed-based solutions with interrelated and integrated holistic approaches. Wright-Pierce develops creative solutions to complex water resource challenges.

Support Services

Wright-Pierce is one of the few firms of our size with an in-house team providing a full complement of technical support capabilities to our core services ranging from structural and mechanical engineering to instrumentation and controls integration.

Mechanical / HVAC Engineering

Essential building needs, such as HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection, are all items that our mechanical engineers develop as part of our overall designs.

Architectural / Structural Engineering

Architects and structural engineers at Wright-Pierce provide planning and design (evaluations/renovations) for municipal offices and buildings, public works/safety facilities, industrial, and commercial facilities.

Career Growth

Interesting Projects

Gain exposure to award-winning projects, such as an upgrade to the 3rd largest WWTP in CT; a historic dam removal in ME; or a unique water supply and delivery system for 15 FL communities.

Industry Association Involvement

Get involved by becoming a member of an industry association, joining a committee, or presenting at a conference—sponsored by Wright-Pierce.

Training Programs

Participate in external and in-house training programs that interest and inspire you. 

Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing

Be driven by our employee ownership model and benefit from our incentive compensation program for profit sharing, including 401(k) with employer match.

Tuition Reimbursement

Be reimbursed for continuing education and certification programs as a way to encourage professional growth and development.

Mentoring and Annual Reviews

Benefit from an established annual review program with 365 degree peer feedback and supervisor reviews. Grow by participating in our mentoring program as a mentor or a mentee.

Balance

Wellness Program

Participate in our wellness program, which includes educational seminars, challenges, and monetary rewards for program engagement.

Flex Time and Paid Vacation

Enjoy flexible work hours that fit into your lifestyle, paid vacation, summer hours, and company paid holidays.

Family Friendly

While we have a challenging performance-based work environment, we are very family-friendly, and our office locations are in great places to live.

Full Medical Benefits

Starting on your first day, you will be offered a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet a wide range of personal and professional needs.

Employee Referral Bonus 

Help us grow by referring colleagues to join our team and, in turn, benefit from our employee referral bonus incentives.

Culture

Community Outreach

Be part of a company that encourages the pursuit of interests that contribute to the world beyond our four walls.

Lunch Seminars

Eat and learn with your colleagues during our company- and vendor-sponsored noontime seminars.

Special Office Events

Enjoy lunchtime picnics, happy hour events, office birthday celebrations, and an annual “Founder’s Day” that brings the entire company together.

Be Yourself at Wright-Pierce

At Wright-Pierce, we continue to build a culture where diversity and individuality are valued, and staff are comfortable to be themselves and speak their mind. From the top down, we put a focus on community and caring for each other and our clients. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace devoted to recruiting for, hiring, and developing a diverse workforce across all our offices and geographic locations.  

I learned from great mentors and had exciting opportunities—I’ve become a part of the leadership team and am proud to train the next generation.

Tim Vadney, Vice President

I joined Wright-Pierce as an intern and had access to supportive, experienced engineers who made time to mentor me.

Kendra Fox, Engineer II

I absolutely love working with people that are passionate about meeting client needs and improving the environment.

Prashanth Emmanuel, Project Manager

Wright-Pierce has been entirely supportive of my involvement in professional organizations as a way to broaden my networking opportunities.

Ryan Wingard, Vice President

As a young engineer, I appreciate the accessibility of senior staff for their guidance and the opportunity to be involved with interesting projects.
Christine Catalini, Lead Project Engineer

One of the appeals of working at Wright-Pierce is the wide variety of projects that we undertake,  there is always something new and challenging.

Christine Kurtz, Senior Project Manager

Not only am I respected for my work ethic, but I can be me, which makes me feel comfortable and more capable to do my job.

Lindsey Sylvester, Project Manager

 My time as an intern was a meaningful experience and I knew joining Wright-Pierce as a full-time employee after graduation was the right decision.
Vishwa Raval, Engineer I

LET'S WORK TOGETHER

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Whether you're exporing new career opportunities, inquiring about a future project, or want to learn more about Wright-Pierce, please fill out the form below to get in touch. A member of our team will reach out to you soon. 

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