上个月, 麦吉尔 honored employees with tenure awards in acknowledgment of and gratitude for their years of dedicated service to the firm. Our tenured staff not only contributes a wealth of experience and 知识 of functions, 程序, and policies — but they also serve as mentors to new hires and help sustain excellent, 与客户的长期合作关系.
麦吉尔’s tenured employees assist us in maintaining steady performance in an industry that is rapidly changing, and we are fortunate to still have them on our team after all these years.
以下是麦吉尔大学颁发的终身教授奖 年度圣诞晚会 上个月.
加里·伍德 started with 麦吉尔 in the summer of 2004 and worked as a civil-site 设计师至2008年, before returning in 2015 as a civil-site planner — totaling a decade of service to the firm. 加里说 the best part of 麦吉尔 has always been “the people.”
当被问及他的工作中最有价值的方面是什么时, 加里说, “The challenge of pushing the limits of the design software to find new ways to do produce a more accurate product, 我也喜欢训练别人, 以及我们如何拥抱科技.”
巴迪Edmisten first worked with 麦吉尔 as the Lenoir 水 Plant Superintendent in the 1970s and early 1980s, 后来成为了公用事业主管, where he worked closely with employees in 麦吉尔’s 胡桃木 office. Buddy retired from Lenoir in 2011 after 43 years and began working part time with 麦吉尔. “The people make 麦吉尔 a great place to work,” noted Buddy.
“My job is to keep in contact with plant superintendents and utilities directors and provide help, 如果需要,巴迪解释道. “The rewards come when I can offer 麦吉尔’s services and help the many friends I have made during my 53 years in the business.”
朋友说, “麦吉尔 continues to bring in young engineers but has retained so many of the experienced ones who can work with them, 分享他们的知识, 并帮助他们了解客户关系的重要性.”
Christine Brown started working with 麦吉尔 after moving to 胡桃木 in 2001. 她说, “My main focus early on had been working on the stormwater, 侵蚀, and sediment control permitting processes for a variety of projects, but I immediately realized the importance of this aspect in all projects. My projects included large and small subdivisions and commercial buildings, 比如医疗设施, 工业园区, 学校, 大型数据中心, 还有太阳能农场.”
在麦吉尔大学的支持下, in 2009, Christine obtained her Certified Professional in Stormwater Quality (CPSWQ) and in 2010, received the Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC). 克里斯汀解释, “These certifications and the projects assigned to me throughout my years at 麦吉尔 have grown my skill set and allowed me to take on more responsibility working with clients and seeing projects through from concept to final build out. 随着我继续从事土木工程, I am also working with municipal clients to help them develop their stormwater programs and offer stormwater inspection and reviewer services.”
“麦吉尔 is continuing to grow — not only bringing in new employees but also expanding services,克里斯汀进一步说道. “The good decisions that have been made by 麦吉尔 throughout good and bad economies and the challenge of COVID, 使我们在不牺牲服务的情况下保持强大. The high standards of professionalism and caring for employees have not changed.”
麦克·诺里斯(Mike Norris)建造了麦吉尔大学 土地规划及康乐 practice to serve communities across three states and has been awarded numerous honors since joining the firm 20 years ago. 公园, 街景, 绿色廊道, 多亏了他独特的视野，小径才有了生机, 知识, 和技能.
Mike is recognized for immersing himself in the communities where he serves in order to better understand their unique needs and culture. He is a dedicated steward of urban regeneration through the enhancement of outdoor living and the driving force behind the overall success of 麦吉尔’s renowned 土地规划及康乐 department.
Mikes’ thorough and meticulous approach to planning and designing is exemplified by the 海伍德街景画 北卡罗莱纳州阿什维尔的一个项目. He thoughtfully took into account the large number of people who utilize the area, 包括顾客, 工人, 居民, 街头艺人, 和游客, 在规划建筑阶段时. “由于高活跃性, our team worked with City staff to develop a deliberate and methodical construction sequence in order to have as little impact as possible to the surrounding area during construction,迈克说.
Tenured employees not only add tremendous value to the firm, but they also demonstrate that working for 麦吉尔 is a rewarding and positive experience. We take pride in employing some of the industry’s brightest and most talented engineers, and we make it a priority to support them in all areas of their careers.
克里斯汀·布朗刚来麦吉尔大学时就这么说过, 她立刻觉得自己来对地方了. “The term professional integrity comes to mind as I think back about first impressions of the company. When you look forward to going to work every day, you realize you are surrounded by good people.”
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