FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2012
Contact: Paula Rome
Corporate Marketing Director
T. Baker Smith Wins 2012 Best Employer Award
Pictured are Kenneth Smith, President and CEO of TBS,
receiving the Best Employer Award with PSMJ executives
(Houma, LA) T. Baker Smith (TBS) received the 2012 Best Architect/Engineering/Contractor (A/E/C) Employer Award at the 3rd Annual A/E/C Industry HR Summit in San Francisco, California last week.
The Best Employer Award is awarded to five firms each year that demonstrate their employees are not just satisfied, but truly engaged and willing to put in discretionary effort on behalf of their firm. Best A/E/C Employer Award winners not only have highly engaged employees, but they keep their employees engaged by providing them with the kinds of professional career opportunities that come from a growing, profitable firm.
A group of qualified industry experts from PSMJ, a national industry consulting firm, chose T. Baker Smith based on the results of a 70-question employee survey that gauges, among other metrics: employee commitment, work culture, employee engagement in the promoting overall firm success, employee development, leadership, firm communication, and hiring practices, as well as several financial/staff growth firm statistics.
Kenneth Smith, President and CEO of TBS, said, "TBS is humbled and excited to be among the best of the best employers in our industry. This is an affirmation to all of our dedicated staff, and I am honored to be associated with them.”
The four other winners include Cobb Engineering Company, headquartered in Oklahoma, City, OK; Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc., headquartered in San Antonio, TX; Raymond L. Goodson, Jr., Inc., headquartered in Dallas, TX; and Wallace Engineering Structural and Civil Consultants, Inc., headquartered in Tulsa, OK.
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ABOUT T. BAKER SMITH: T. Baker Smith, LLC has provided integrated solutions to private, public and industrial clients in south Louisiana, the Gulf Coast, and beyond for nearly a century. With offices located in Houma, Thibodaux, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and Shreveport, LA and Houston, TX, our dedicated team of 300 associates includes expertise in planning, design, regulatory compliance, surveying, and mapping.