CH2M HILL, an engineering, construction, and operations firm, announced that in the first quarter of 2007, nearly 900 professionals were hired to staff a growing number of water, transportation, environmental and industrial projects worldwide.CH2M HILL, an engineering, construction, and operations firm, announced that in first quarter of 2007, nearly 900 professionals were hired to staff a growing number of water, transportation, environmental and industrial projects worldwide.
“CH2M HILL is experiencing unprecedented growth in nearly every one of its businesses,” said Tim Keefe, CH2M HILL’s director of enterprise talent acquisition and deployment. “As a result, we are significantly increasing hiring efforts across the firm through targeted recruitment campaigns focused on hiring in industries such water, transportation, environmental and industrial. With staff projections continuing to rise year after year, a sophisticated talent acquisition strategy has been designed to help us acquire the right people with the right skills at the right time. The new talent acquisition model is closely aligned with our business strategy in order to meet our rapid growth projections.”
Current openings include civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and process engineers, designers, procurement staff, construction managers, and technical publication staff. With offices across the country, CH2M HILL has employment opportunities nationwide, the largest numbers of openings being in the southwest and southeast.
“Employees come to CH2M HILL because of the incredible and challenging projects we deliver,” said Lee McIntire, president and chief operating officer. “They stay here because of the people we get to work with, the opportunities for development, the flexibility we offer, and the stable and reputable company that we are.”
More than 70% of the hires occurred in the United States, 86% were full-time positions and 88% were external hires. In 2007, CH2M HILL plans to hire 7,000 people and currently has more than 1200 open positions, which can be viewed at careers.ch2mhill.com.