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Contech Engineered Solutions Overview

West Chester, OH
1001 to 5000 employees
1986
Company - Private
Manufacturing
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
For over 100 years, Contech Engineered Solutions has been creating innovative engineered solutions. We started as a steel mill, expanded into manufacturing pipes of many materials, and diversified into other structures including bridges, drainage, erosion control, retaining ... Read more

Mission: To provide cost-effective, engineered solutions that help build, support, and sustain land development projects and protect the planet.

To provide unmatched service and support to the entire land development community including land owners, regulators ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We're proud to announce that we've been named a Top Workplace by the Cincinnati Enquirer! A big thank you goes out to the entire Contech team. To learn more about joining our team visit: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIJq2

  • Check out a new blog post written by our own Area Manager for DuroMaxx (West), Rian McCaslin! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIJqL

    Why Preconstruction Meetings Are Crucial > Contech Engineered Solutions

    The Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw, wrote "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place". Whether you are involved with the design, installation or the manufacture of pipe materials, the key ingredient to a successful project is communication. Poor communication, or worse, no communication, can be a project's downfall.

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Contech Engineered Solutions – Why Work For Us?


Who We Are


Contech Engineered Solutions provides site solutions for engineers, contractors, architects, and owners. Our portfolio includes bridges, drainage, erosion control, retaining wall, sanitary sewer, and stormwater management products. Through cost-effective engineered solutions, we help build, support, and sustain land development projects while protecting the environment.

Our reputation as an industry leader comes from world-class design, manufacturing, sourcing, and distribution. Through our industry-leading sales, marketing, and engineering organizations, we maintain a competitive advantage and sustain relationships throughout the site development ecosystem, including land owners, regulators, contractors, and specifiers.

Headquartered in West Chester, Ohio, we have over 1,400 employees and 60 facilities strategically located across North America. Our footprint spans every major U.S. city and all 50 states, allowing us to provide unmatched customer support.

Our Work


What we do here at Contech takes on many forms — we build bridges, control erosion, design drainage pipe, and make stormwater management products — but it's always about creating solutions. We provide cost-effective site solutions for engineers, contractors, architects, and owners across the country, serving and supporting the land development community in every state.

We take pride in our varied portfolio. It's part of why we're seen as an industry leader. We take pride in the results we create, too, which we get to see in our towns and neighborhoods. So we also do work directly for the community, partnering with nonprofits and volunteering on a regular basis. And we do it all to sustain and protect the environment. The work, in the end, can be almost anything. Each project is challenging in a different way, so work at Contech takes intelligence.

The Opportunity


Watch why you should join the team at Contech!

Each day bringing new challenges at Contech, we make sure you're prepared for it all. Our dedication to continual improvement and hands-on training gets you ready for the many new experiences and challenges that you'll face. Whether it's learning how to cut pipe, take inventory, or design a bridge, you'll be given the skills you need for the opportunities you'll receive.

Those opportunities aren't limited to day-to-day work. Because of our small-business makeup, each individual has a chance to impact the entire company. Departments are constantly interacting and collaborating, giving you chances for both personal development and career advancement.

Above all, Contech is a place that empowers you. We value you as a worker and as a person, so we always equip you to pursue the opportunities you want. Whether you’re seeking more responsibility or requesting more support, we’ll meet you where you are and put full confidence in you and your abilities.

The Rewards


As an industry leader in engineered solutions, we make a lot of things happen, from retaining walls to water treatment products to sanitary solutions and more. And since those things are visible in the community, we get to take pride in seeing the results on a daily basis.

We also get to enjoy our culture on a daily basis. With a team that values both work dedication and personal relationships, the Contech workplace offers challenges to solve as well chances to connect. The intelligence and motivation of our team is matched by our welcoming attitudes and eagerness to support each other. We want to get things done, but we want to do so in a healthy atmosphere.

We offer employees a comprehensive benefits package:
  • Competitive pay
  • Medical and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Health savings and flexible spending account
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Ongoing Training & Personal Development

We believe employment should be rewarding both at the office and at home. This goes along with how we serve the world beyond our work.

Our Communities


Click here to watch a video of our employees across the country volunteering during Earth Month!

Extending our skills beyond our client projects, we volunteer and partner with nonprofits across the country. Each year, we celebrate Earth Month by joining with local organizations to build up and beautify our communities. In the past five years, we've completed over 100 projects in roughly 20 locations, donating over 6500 hours of service. Plus, while investing in our communities, we develop camaraderie.

We're a company that creates solutions. We simply seek to do that every way we can, extending our skills and passions beyond our offices.

 

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    I worked at Contech Engineered Solutions full-time

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    The people were exceptional and talented

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    Changes to ownership caused a lot of job loss

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Contech Engineered Solutions Photos

Contech Engineered Solutions photo of: A group tour at our Gillespie manufacturing plant
Contech Engineered Solutions photo of: Thank you to our Fall Social Committee for all of their hard work!
Contech Engineered Solutions photo of: The waters off of Carlsbad, CA are going to be a whole lot cleaner thanks to this new Jellyfish Filter that was installed this month.
Contech Engineered Solutions photo of: Our HR administrator and HR director are all smiles at the July ice cream social
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Contech Engineered Solutions photo of: Congratulations to Jim Noll on his well-deserved retirement and his 40 years of dedicated service to Contech.
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Contech Engineered Solutions Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Contech Engineered Solutions (West Chester, OH) in August 2016.

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    30 minute phone interview, went over my skill set, past experience and what I am looking for. Asked for examples of accomplishments and challenges that I've overcome. They were interested in time spent at other jobs.

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Contech Engineered Solutions Awards & Accolades

  • Top Workplace, Cincinnati Enquirer, 2016
  • Fit Friendly Company (Gold Level), American Heart Association, 2014
  • Fit Friendly Company (Gold Level), American Heart Association, 2013
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