WGI held its 5th Annual Networking Breakfast at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, focusing this year on Density & Mobility, two very topical subjects.
2021 Employer of the Year! WGI Recognized by WTS Central Florida Chapter
WTS Central Florida honored WGI with its Employer of the Year award during its Scholarship and Awards Banquet on September 30th.
Each year, the chapter recognizes a firm that supports the mission of WTS and demonstrates support of the advancement of women and minorities in the transportation field.
Women are well represented at WGI with 32% of the total company being female. Our corporate executive team is 27% female and includes the Vice President of Human Resources, Vice President of Administration, and Director of Operations.
Twenty percent of Division executives are women, which includes the Senior Vice President of Transportation, Nancy Clements, PE, the leader of our largest division corporate-wide. Over 23% of our practice area leaders are women. Some examples are the Vice President of Business Planning, Vice President of New Mobility & Connected Communities, Director of Public Infrastructure – Water, Director of Urban & Community Planning, Florida Structural Market Leader, and the Texas Regional Manager of Survey.
Career Advancement & Professional Development
WGI offers a multitude of programs in place to empower women and help them to advance in their careers. These programs include career development planning, the Emerging Leaders Program, mentor/protégé program, the Women of WGI (WOW) group, and more.
In addition, WGI supports the continuing professional development of its associates by providing in-house training, continuing education assistance, and support for membership in professional organizations.
The Next Generation
WGI has a year-round internship program that provides a well-rounded learning environment that enhances the student’s classroom education with hands-on experience. WGI offers intern opportunities in engineering (civil, transportation, structural, mechanical, electrical), land design services (planning, landscape architecture, urban design), geospatial (surveying & mapping, geomatics, GIS) and business administration (marketing, IT, and HR). Over the years, 28.5% of our interns have been women.
Grow With WGI
To learn more about WGI’s career opportunities, be sure to check out our Careers page!
Share this post
Share this post
Learn how to gain reliable underground utility location information and reduce costly delays due to conflicts or damages.
A MUD is a special-purpose district that provides infrastructure and public utilities to the residents of that district.
We’re celebrating the 9th Anniversary of BIG RED DOG Engineering on this episode! We have the pleasure of speaking with Siri Soth, one of our Graduate
Do you have questions about permitting TXDOT driveways? WGI can handle it for you.
This addition to the team solidifies WGI’s leadership in helping communities harness the benefits of emerging mobility options and smart/connected city technology.