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03.29.17 Parametrix Recognized as WTS Puget Sound Chapter Employer of the Year

03.29.17 | Leave a Comment

Seattle, WA - Parametrix was recognized at the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Puget Sound Chapter Scholarship and Awards Gala as Employer of the Year for large firms on March 28, 2017. The awards were first announced last month.

Parametrix CEO, Jeff Peacock, PE, as well as Alex Atchison, PE and Jill Czarnecki were at the Gala to accept the award.

Leading up to the award, several women in transportation at Parametrix, including Alex Atchison and Jill Czarnecki, were featured on the firm’s blog.

Parametrix is proud to be recognized for its diverse workforce. 41% of employee-owners in the firm’s Puget Sound region offices are women and company-wide, 46% of the firm’s senior positions are filled by women.

This award honors organizations for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women. As a local chapter winner, Parametrix will advance to the WTS International competition for employer of the year.

Founded in 1977, WTS is an international organization dedicated to building the future of transportation through the global advancement of women. Boasting more than 6,500 members--both women and men--WTS is helping women find opportunity and recognition in the transportation industry.  Through its professional activities, networking opportunities, and unparalleled access to industry and government leaders, WTS is turning the glass ceiling into a career portal.

Parametrix is actively involved in WTS through our corporate membership. Parametrix’s Alex Atchison, PE is co-chair of the Puget Sound Chapter Scholarship committee.

As a 100-percent employee-owned firm, Parametrix is dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superior client service.

About Parametrix

Founded in 1969, Parametrix has offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. Parametrix is comprised of more than 400 professionals providing multi-disciplinary services in transportation, natural resources, community building, water solutions, and environmental engineering and science. Connect with Parametrix at www.parametrix.com, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Interested in becoming an employee-owner at Parametrix? Check out our available opportunities.