A Legacy Company

CAREERS FOR NEW GRADUATES

Design your engineering career with us.

Who are we?

Since 1947, our engineering firm has been 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

Opportunity

Gain exposure to award-winning projects like an upgrade to the third largest wastewater treatment plant in Connecticut; a 20-year stormwater and roadway program in New Hampshire; or a unique water supply and delivery system for 15 Florida 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 & 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

Receive reimbursement for continuing education and certification programs as a way to encourage professional growth and development.

Mentoring & Performance Appraisals

Benefit from an established performance appraisal 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 & Paid Vacation

Enjoy flexible work hours that fit into your lifestyle, paid vacation, four-hour Fridays, and company paid holidays.

Hybrid Work Environment

Experience an office/remote work balance that’s right for you.

Insurance Benefits

Be offered a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet a wide range of personal and professional needs, starting on your first day with Wright-Pierce.

Culture

Community Outreach

Be part of a company that encourages the pursuit of interests that contribute to the world beyond our four walls with company-wide campaigns for Engineers Without Borders and the United Way.

Lunch Seminars

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

Special Events

Enjoy lunchtime picnics, happy hour events, and a variety of other celebrations with your office. Annually, we celebrate Founder’s Day, which brings the entire company together.

Be Yourself at Wright-Pierce

We are committed to building a culture where diversity, inclusion, and individuality are valued, and staff are comfortable expressing themselves. From upper management to all levels of employees, we focus on community and caring for each other and our clients. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace devoted to developing a diverse workforce across all our offices and locations.

I learned from great mentors and had exciting opportunities as a young engineer at Wright-Pierce in 2002. Today, I’m part of the leadership team and am proud to train the next generation.

Tim Vadney, Vice President, Wastewater

When I was first starting at Wright-Pierce, I appreciated the accessibility of senior staff for their guidance and the opportunity to be involved with interesting projects.

Christine Catalini, Lead Project Engineer, Drinking Water

As a young engineer, Wright Pierce has made me feel supported, strong, and excited for my future career.

Katherine Bemis, Structural Engineer

At Wright-Pierce, I feel lucky being part of the Process Design Group because I appreciate the way we approach projects as a team. Each project
is different and challenging; I love it.

Geraud Ngolo, Process Design Technician

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, Lead Project Engineer,
Infrastructure Assessment

Wright-Pierce has given me all the tools and resources to succeed in my engineering discipline, and all my colleagues are so kind and welcoming you feel like you have a second family.
Cameron Minor, Electrical Engineer 

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, Wastewater Engineer

I made a mid-career move to Wright-Pierce and have been impressed with how people at all levels in the company have been open to my ideas, had my back whenever I’ve needed it, and allowed my entrepreneurial spirit to thrive.
Jason Gallant, Senior Project Manager, Transportation Infrastructure

LET'S WORK TOGETHER

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