Gaithersburg, Maryland – August 28, 2020 – HESS Construction + Engineering Services, Inc. (HESS) has been recognized as a winner of the 2020 Greater Washington Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the Washington Business Journal (WBJ).
Select employers from the Greater Washington Area were named winners of the awards program, held on August 20, 2020. These winning organizations were honored during a virtual event for having created exceptional workplaces that their employees’ value highly.
The award recognizes companies’ achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture. HESS ranked #21 out of 30 in the large company category.
“HESS is proud and honored to have been selected as one of the region’s best places to work,” said Andrew Hess, President & CEO for HESS. “We appreciate the hard work our associates provide every day and the enthusiasm with which they embrace our core values of Client-Focused, Passion, Innovation, Teamwork and Integrity. Most rewarding is that it is our associates who are responsible for our selection for this prestigious award.”
WBJ recognized 110 companies that scored the highest among over 400 organizations that applied. Companies were evaluated and ranked across 5 categories according to the number of Greater Washington Area employees. The ranking found companies in the region whose employees rate them as the highest on such values as fun, collaborative culture, solid compensation and benefits offerings and other amenities as well as management practices.
Founded in 1978, HESS is the premier builder in Maryland, Washington, DC and Virginia, delivering exceptional spaces that inspire. HESS manages the planning, design, and construction of facilities through the design-bid build, construction management at-risk and construction management-agency delivery methods. HESS’ focus market sectors include higher education, K-12 education, municipalities, and private office buildings.
About 2020 Best Places to Work
Best Places to Work is an innovative publication and awards program produced by the Washington Business Journal. The rankings were determined by surveys that went directly to employees who answered a series of questions. The survey was administered online by the employers and through a service provided by Quantum Workplace, our research partner. The rankings are numeric based on Quantum’s scoring process. By ranking companies and sharing best practices we facilitate idea sharing and help other companies learn from the best.
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