OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Black & Veatch, a global leader in engineering, construction and consulting services, today announced the company has been named one of Ingram’s “Best Companies to Work For.” Ingram’s chose Black & Veatch based on its commitment to developing professionals through multiple leadership, performance and career development opportunities as well as a strong focus on client satisfaction, diversity & inclusion and community service.
“As a global organization of more than 10,000 professionals, we value the differences across our workforce and believe it is our competitive strength,” said Steve Edwards, Black & Veatch’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Black & Veatch strives to provide professionals with flexible opportunities to learn, develop and grow to their fullest potential while providing competitive compensation and benefits.”
Black & Veatch professionals have opportunities to access a company-wide mentoring program as well as hundreds of business-related training opportunities annually. In addition, the company has established several active Employee Resource Groups including: Young Professionals, Women’s Network, Global Fusion, Christian Friends Network, Pride, Merge (Military) and EBONY (cultures of African origins or ethnicities).
Highlighting its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Steve Edwards recently signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge. The pledge commits the company to nurturing a trusting workplace that values inclusiveness, enables difficult conversations about diversity and inclusion, expands education about unconscious bias and examines both best and unsuccessful practices aimed at creating an inclusive work environment.
Community engagement was also highlighted by Ingram’s as the Black & Veatch Foundation contributed more than $1M globally to STEM educational and disaster relief organizations.
“Being a 100 percent employee-owned company, when professionals build value for the company, they enjoy the benefits,” added Stephanie Hasenbos-Case, Chief Human Resources Officer for Black & Veatch. “Employee ownership inspires long careers for our professionals and provides opportunities to share in the company’s success. This lays the foundation for being among the best places to work in the communities where our professionals live, work and play.”
For more information about career opportunities with Black & Veatch, please visit: https://careers.bv.com/
About Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2018 were US$3.5 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media.