PASADENA, CA (March 9, 2016) – Parsons is pleased to announce that its three offices in Georgia have been named 2016 Engineering Employer of the Year by the Georgia Engineering Alliance (GEA), a collaborative state coalition of professional engineering societies. The award honors organizations that have enhanced the engineering industry by delivering critical projects that demonstrate excellence and quality, while also providing professional development opportunities for their employees and promoting the pursuit of engineering as a profession.
“Parsons is honored to have received this award recognizing the outstanding work of our exceptional employee teams in Georgia,” said Michael Johnson, Parsons Group President. “Every day, on every project, it’s our people that deliver on our promise to provide our customers with outstanding service and quality. That’s why in our Georgia offices, as is our practice throughout the corporation, we help our employees build critical skills and advance their careers through a blended learning approach of workshops, coaching/mentoring, instructor-led training, online webinars, web-based education, and tuition reimbursement.”
Over the past year, Parsons has contributed to a variety of major projects in Georgia, including the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes, the Jimmy DeLoach Connector, the I-75 South Express Lanes, the I-75/SR-215 Interchange, and the SR-3 Widening.
“We’re proud of the work we have done to enhance the communities in Georgia,” said Saurabh Bhattacharya, Parsons’ Georgia Area Manager. “This is where we live and work so we also benefit from these projects as residents. And, while we are corporate citizens of Parsons, we’re also citizens of Georgia. Parsons supports our local volunteer work with such organizations as Habitat for Humanity, The United Way, and the Atlanta Community Foodbank. We are honored to be recognized as an Employer of the Year by the Georgia Engineering Alliance.”
The GEA is comprised of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia, the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers—Georgia Section, the American Society of Highway Engineers, the Georgia Engineering Foundation, the Georgia Minority Consulting Engineers Association, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the Intelligent Transportation Society–Georgia, the Structural Engineers Association of Georgia, and Women’s Transportation Seminar–Atlanta.Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the global defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities. Please visit Parsons.com, and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we’re making an impact.