At CH2M HILL, we always strive to perform above your expectations and our industry's standards. It's not the exception here. It's the rule.
Because clients demand and deserve a completely satisfying solution on every project, regardless of complexity, CH2M HILL differentiates itself through its commitment to perform above clients' expectations and on their behalf.
From chemical plants in Buenos Aires to super cleanrooms in Japan, from nuclear cleanup in Colorado to wastewater treatment plants in New Zealand, CH2M HILL's project experience and the markets it serves are as diverse as the world itself. A team of experts brings the knowledge gained from a wide range of projects around the world, rigorous attention to detail, and a capability to create innovative solutions that are also models for the industry. The firm's solutions keep sustainability always in mind, along with government regulations, environmental concerns, maintenance requirements, and public perceptions.
CH2M HILL is the only engineer-procure-construct company that offers this wide spectrum of expertise, knowledge, and services across varied industries and government agencies. This scope and scale sets the firm apart in its capability to partner with clients and achieve strategic and operational goals.
The enterprise, dating back to 1946, is built on honesty, ethics, and morals; a global presence of more than 23,000 employees in regional offices worldwide; and financial stability, with gross revenue of US$6.3 billion in 2010. Whatever your current or future needs, CH2M HILL's full-service, worldwide resources are available to support you on your next critical project.Company History
The seed of the idea that would become CH2M HILL was planted in the mid-1930s when three Oregon State College students—Holly Cornell, James Howland, and T. Burke Hayes—studied under Fred Merryfield, their enthusiastic civil engineering professor. Merryfield mentored his students outside the classroom, and the four discussed an engineering partnership, about which they continued an active dialogue throughout World War II.
The idea came to fruition in January 1946 in Corvallis, Oregon. The post-war economy was ripe for qualified, experienced engineers, and the four men were eager to help fill that need. With their complementary skills and temperaments, they established a partnership that swiftly gained momentum—and the firm of Cornell, Howland, Hayes, and Merryfield became known as CH2M. The goals were simple: find clients who needed engineering or consulting solutions; provide the solutions through technology, creativity, and ingenuity; find more clients and more projects; hire creative, bright people to deliver the work; and then share the benefits.
By 1969, CH2M had gross revenues of $6.2 million and 310 staff. With more than 5,000 projects completed, the firm was ranked 102nd in Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Engineering Design Firms. The firm's reputation went national in 1971 when Reader's Digest and The Wall Street Journal both ran articles about CH2M's work on the major Lake Tahoe Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility—the first of its kind in the world. The project prevented degradation of the scenic lake's waters, achieving an effluent discharge of near-drinking-water quality. 1971 also saw the merger of CH2M with Clair A. Hill & Associates of Redding, California—with which CH2M had collaborated on the Lake Tahoe facility and many other projects—creating CH2M HILL.
Two projects exemplify CH2M HILL's growth during the 1970s. In 1971, the firm began work for the Upper Occoquan Sewerage Authority (UOSA) near Washington, D.C., establishing an East Coast presence. Beginning with a sewerage study, this fruitful client relationship has included design and construction of wastewater treatment plants and capacity expansions. Then, in 1976, CH2M HILL was selected as program manager for the City of Milwaukee's Water Pollution Abatement Program. This 20year, $2.2 billion renovation of the city's wastewater treatment system was CH2M HILL's first multi-year, billion-dollar program management experience—work that has since become a focus for the firm.
As the 1970s came to a close, with revenues of $95 million and 1,800 employees in the U.S. and Canada, CH2M HILL entered the international field with its first major project in the Middle East: a city and land planning contract for the city of Dammam, in Saudi Arabia. This 3-year project provided the foundation for the firm's performance on future, long-term overseas projects. At that time, CH2M HILL was ranked 9th according to Engineering News-Record.
In 1982, CH2M HILL landed its first major contract for the newly created U. S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Superfund program. The company had long since cemented its reputation in water and wastewater treatment, and the entry into hazardous and toxic wastes was a significant turning point. Superfund meant new clients, different technologies, diverse professional capabilities, unknown risks, and challenges beyond anything imagined by the founders.
The 1980s also saw Operations Management International (OMI) formed to meet growing client demand for assistance in operating water treatment plants. Industrial Design Corporation (IDC) was also created, specializing in microelectronics, nanotechnology, biotechnology, flat panel, solar, and emerging technology research. By the start of 1987, gross revenues of $330 million and 3,400 personnel helped propel the firm to a No. 3 ranking by Engineering News-Record.
In 1991, Ralph Peterson was tapped to be president and chief executive officer of CH2M HILL, ushering in a new era of rapid growth and diversification. By the mid-1990s, CH2M HILL's 6,000 employees achieved revenues close to $1 billion and celebrated a No.1 "pure design" firm ranking by Engineering News-Record. The Rocky Flats Closure Project got under way in 1995 as a partnership between CH2M HILL and Kaiser Group Holdings. Completed in 2005, the performance-based contract motivated industry-leading safety performance and technical innovation that helped shave more than 60 years and $30 billion off initial estimates of the cleanup. And in 2003, CH2M HILL acquired Lockwood Greene, America's oldest professional services firm for industrial/power engineering and construction.
Following Peterson's long tenure, in 2009, the firm's president of operations, Lee McIntire, was selected to serve as CEO. With an eye toward global challenges around environmental, energy and water resource issues, the firm became involved in projects like the development of the first fully sustainable city—Masdar City in the United Arab Emirates. And through two key acquisitions in 2007, CH2M HILL expanded its services in the oil and gas sector. Other groundbreaking endeavors for the firm in the first part of the 21st century include serving as program manager for the landmark expansion of the Panama Canal, a project that is meeting the need to accommodate the world's largest ships. Completion of this massive effort is scheduled to coincide with the canal's 100th anniversary.
The history of CH2M HILL in the new millennium is still being written. And while the company of today, with more than 23,500 employees and $6.3 billion in 2009 revenue, differs considerably in size and capability from the small firm that opened its doors in 1946, it remains fundamentally unchanged. Like other successful companies, CH2M HILL is built on the hard work of dedicated employees who want to do the right thing, a bit of luck over the years, and the ability to respond to client needs and values with innovative solutions.Mission & Values For decades, CH2M HILL has been a global leader in full-service engineering, procurement, construction, management, and operations, and our staff works on some of the most challenging and inspiring projects — all across the globe.
While you work helping us build a better world, we work to make your career experience satisfying and rewarding through continued professional development, ensuring a good work and life balance, delivering a healthy benefits package, and providing undeniably challenging projects. Perhaps this is one of the reasons that we have long been recognised as a most-admired company and consistently ranked as one of the best companies to work for.
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Our Philosophy:Be the most respected company in our industry Promote a safe, healthy, and environmentally aware culture Preserve the Little Yellow Book philosophy Commit to ethics and integrity Strengthen civility in the workplace Enhance careers through professional development and advancement opportunities Support an inclusive, stimulating, and creative work environment that values diversity Empower employees to live the vision and strategy by providing tools, information, and resources Commit to sustainable business practices Working Here
CH2M HILL is hiring candidates for an abundant amount of vacancies so there is bound to be an opportunity for you!
The employees at CH2M HILL truly exemplify how an organization is as good as the people they hire. Join CH2M HILL, and you will work alongside professionals, university graduates or interns, craft or skilled trade professionals, and CH2M HILL alumni. CH2M HILL believes that a successful organization has a diverse workforce and we continue to employ individuals of all races, genders, ages, socioeconomic status, religion, and sexual orientation. With an organization as large as CH2M HILL, there is bound to be a place for you as our vacancies cover hundreds of career paths from engineering, construction, and even finance and human resources. The opportunities are endless!
CH2M HILL has vacancies all around the world so we have the perfect career for you whether just around the corner from your home or the other side of the globe.
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CH2M HILL has a global presence, with more than 23,500 employees in offices worldwide.Benefits
Cool work, awesome people and many benefits. Starting on your first day with CH2M HILL, you'll be offered a comprehensive benefits package which may include medical, dental, life and disability insurance, 401(k), vacation, company stock, training opportunities, and more.
At CH2M HILL, you don’t just work for the company—you own part of the company. Our legacy and culture of employee ownership greatly contributes to our success as a company. We believe those who contribute to the company's success should benefit from it. By thinking and acting like owners, we are motivated to higher creativity, initiative, and customer performance. When the company succeeds, we succeed…and vice versa.
There is nothing better than gaining professional development through work on a really cool project and, at CH2M HILL, we engage in some really cool projects. However, your professional development will extend beyond the work. We offer various internal courses, support your participation in external learning events, offer tuition reimbursement, and provide online training and other self-study resources to help you reach your career goals.
No matter your career path, we regard continued learning and improvement as central to your success, and to the success of the company.
At CH2M HILL, we recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal life. We want to help accommodate your diverse needs and commitments. CH2M HILL offers many flexible work arrangements, such as staggered work hours, telecommuting, part-time status, sabbaticals and work-life programs.Honors & Awards FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” —CH2M HILL has appeared on the competitive list of top employers five times (2011, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2003). FORTUNE 500: debuted on this list of largest companies at no. 436 in 2009, up from no. 520 in 2008. In just one year CH2M HILL’s revenue grew 27 percent due to continued diversification. In 2010, CH2M HILL ranked no. 381. World’s Most Ethical Companies — 2011, 2010, 2009, Ethisphere Institute. Read the press release. Catalyst Award — In 2009, CH2M HILL became the first firm in the heavily male-dominated engineering and construction industry to receive the prestigious Catalyst Award for our commitment to recruit, develop, and advance women in the workplace. Read the press release and watch the video.
Best Places to Work RecognitionsSelect 50 Diversity Employers of Choice—2011, 2010, BestJobsUSA Best College Recruiting Program — 2010, onrec - RecruitingBlogs The Listing of Top 100 Employers of the Class of 2010—2010, Black Collegian Utah's Best Companies to Work For — 2010, Utah Business Top 50 "Best Companies to Work For in Australia" — 2009, BRW Greater Toronto's Top Employers — 2011, 2010, 2009, Toronto Star Canada's Top 100 Employers — 2010, 2009, Maclean's — Canada Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 — 2010 Financial Post's Ten Best Companies to Work For — 2010, 2009, National Post—Canada Best Employers for New Canadians — 2011 Employees’ Choice Award — 2008, Ottawa HR (Magazine) Apertura's Best Companies to Work For in Argentina — 2009, Apertura Magazine Best Employers Study in Poland — 2009, Hewitt Associates Best Immigrant Employer Award — 2008, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) Premios Ciudadanía Empresaria (Corporate Citizenship Awards), AmCham Argentina In 2009, CH2M HILL participated for the first time in Premios Ciudadanía Empresaria (Corporate Citizenship Awards), a sustainability award organized by AmCham Argentina (American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina). CH2M HILL participated in Large Companies category of Sustainable Management Company and was ranked no. 14 on the list alongside companies such as Toyota, Dow, Shell, and Coca-Cola. Australian Business Excellence Awards - Quality Management — 2009, SAI Global MicroSkills Corporate Spirit Award, Canada — 2008 Community MicroSkills Development Centre announced CH2M HILL Canada Limited as the recipient of the 2008 Corporate Spirit Award. This award was created to honor companies for their support of innovative community programs for immigrants, visible minorities, and low-income women.
At CH2M HILL, we always strive to perform above your expectations and our industry's standards. It's not the exception here. It's the rule.
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