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Barge Design Solutions Overview

Nashville, TN
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Architectural & Engineering Services
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is an engineering and architecture services firm consistently ranked in the top 500 engineering firms in the United States. We have been in business for over 60 years and offer a range of architecture and engineering services to diverse market ... Read more

Mission: Our purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company’s core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We've been certified as a Great Place to Work! Want to join our team? Visit to apply!

    Great Place to Work Certifies Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc.

    Nashville, Tenn. - Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work ®. The firm earned this certification based on the feedback from its employees in an anonymous survey.

  • Did you know that Barge is on the path to becoming a leader in employee wellness? Check out this spotlight from the Tennessean!

    Unhealthy workers cost Nashville businesses $500M

    CLOSE The impacts on productivity from workers with diabetes, hypertension and obesity cost Nashville-area businesses $500 million annually, a new study reveals. The financial drag of absenteeism and "presenteeism" (coming to work with reduced energy and output due to being unwell), coupled with costs of medical treatment, promise to be an impediment to the future economic vitality, according to the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce's study.

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Barge Design Solutions – Why Work For Us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is an engineering and architecture services firm consistently ranked in the top 500 engineering firms in the United States. We have been in business since 1955 and offer a range of architecture and engineering services to diverse market sectors which include industrial, municipal, commercial, and government clients. Our focus markets include:

  • Environment and Water Resources
  • Federal Program
  • Facilities
  • Land Resources
  • Transportation
  • Water Services

We continue to strive to align ourselves with our clients' initiatives. Our team of architects, engineers, surveyors, environmental specialists, and project managers work to provide outstanding service and smart design. Barge is an employee-owned company-- a fact that directly affects our daily performance and gives us insight for service delivery.

A sense of ownership shapes the Barge Waggoner culture and the expectations we hold of ourselves for excellence, innovation, and ethics. Because we are an employee-owned company, we hold the controls of our own destiny and are empowered to attain our personal and professional best. Along with ownership comes responsibility - responsibility to improve our performance, be fiscally astute, and foster an entrepreneurial environment that supports continued success.

Whether you are a senior professional seeking new challenges or a new graduate looking for a great start to your career, Barge Waggoner offers opportunities to learn, grow, and lead. We support professional development through our Project Management Professional program, Leadership Development program, and tuition assistance.

If you are searching for an architecture and engineering services firm where you can be part of something bigger than just a job, Barge Waggoner may be the firm for you!

Our team works on a variety of projects that make a difference in the lives of our clients and their communities.

Career Development
As an employee-owned firm, our people are our company. We believe the growth of our employees is directly tied to the growth of the firm.

Corporate Culture
Our purpose, vision, and values are not just words, they are what we strive for and are the foundation for how we work together every day.

In addition to health benefits, we offer programs that contribute to our employee’s physical, emotional, and financial wellness.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes insurance, 401(k) plan, employee stock, and tuition reimbursement.

Our employees receive competitive salaries with performance bonus opportunities.

Barge Design Solutions Reviews

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Robert B. Higgins, Jr.
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  • "Engineer in Training"

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    I worked at Barge Design Solutions full-time (Less than a year)


    good work life balance. and excellent work environment


    No downsides working at Barge Design Solutions

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Barge Design Solutions Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Barge Design Solutions in March 2017.


    There was a scheduled phone interview with and HR rep. She asked general interview questions and reviewed my resume. Not overly difficult, need to know information about yourself and the company.

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Barge Design Solutions Awards & Accolades

  • Corporate Giving Awards, Nashville Business Journal, 2016
  • Outstanding Sports Facilities Award, NIRSA, 2016

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