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Halff Associates Overview

Richardson, TX
501 to 1000 employees
1950
Company - Private
Architectural & Engineering Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Halff Associates, Inc. is a Texas-based, employee-owned, diverse, and multi-disciplined professional services firm. For more than half a century, Halff has provided innovative solutions in Texas and throughout the United States offering full-service engineering, architecture ... Read more

Mission: Halff Associates is a unique regional consulting firm that has provided full-service engineering, architecture, and related services for decades. We are committed to continually investing in our employees, fostering a culture of collaboration, and delivering unwaveringly ... Read more

Halff Associates – Why Work For Us?


It all started back in 1950. Dr. Albert H. Halff hung out his shingle in Dallas and started the one-man consulting firm that has become one of the largest engineering companies in the Southwest. What was his vision? A company dedicated to developing smarter solutions.

Today, we continue Dr. Halff’s legacy of delivering smarter engineering and architectural solutions. Our Texas-based, employee-owned firm boasts a diverse professional staff across 15 unique offices. Halff delivers multi-disciplinary projects that provide the smartest solution and the best value.

Through a smart, agile management strategy, Halff has become an integrated provider of full-service engineering, architecture, environmental, planning, landscape architecture, right of way, surveying, and information technology services for public and private sector clients in the government, corporate, development, education, oil and gas, and transportation markets.

Our culture is what defines us; it’s who we are at the core. Halff’s culture is defined by five distinct characteristics:

PEOPLE

We wholeheartedly believe that it is people who drive our firm. We would not be who we are without our exceptional employees who are keenly focused on providing outstanding service. Equally important are the relationships we have with our valued clients who entrust Halff to bring forth optimal solutions to the challenges they face.

AUTONOMY

You will never hear Halff described as “bureaucratic.” Yes, our leadership is involved and accessible, but our structure provides every opportunity for our professionals to be innovative and to grow and think outside the box.

TEAMWORK

Across all of our offices, Halff is a place where people collaborate rather than compete. It’s a place where there are no dumb ideas and every idea has the possibility of greatness.

INTEGRITY

There are no cutting corners here. Our clients deserve honesty and transparency, and we believe success only matters when it is achieved by always doing the right thing.

QUALITY

Quality is our cornerstone. Where other firms boast it, we actually provide it. And we are proud to be known for it.

Our actions will be driven by these values:

  • Ethical dealings at all levels based on the standards of our professions and the principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, candor and respect
  • Protection of the health, safety and welfare of the public
  • Delivery of excellence and exceptional value to our clients
  • Active support of our professions
  • Innovation
  • Protection and enhancement of the environment
  • Commitment to continuous improvement in technological skills and quality of our services
  • Participation in and service to our communities
  • Support of our employees and their families

BALANCE

The practices of engineering and architecture are the front line of influence on the natural world and its ecosystems. Because of this, our firm has a special responsibility to protect the environment for future generations.

Sustainable solutions have been integral to Halff’s design practice since its founding. Early in the firm’s history, our floodplain management studies included extensive inventories of flora and fauna in watersheds at a time when flood protection was the only real public concern. In the 1960s, the firm pioneered the preservation of floodplains in Texas.

Today, sustainability is at the core of Halff’s design practice. The firm creates sustainable designs that appropriately conserve materials, energy and water, and enhance the relationship between the built and natural environment. We recognize our responsibility as stewards of the environment and seek balance between technology and nature.

TRUST

Our firm strives to develop long-term relationships of loyalty and trust with our clients. We do not see our services as a commodity, but rather we focus on delivering the best value. We see quality and innovation as differentiators between Halff and other firms.

We only provide services for which the firm is competent and can provide full value for the client.

We proactively seek the best, most creative solutions to our client’s needs.

We rigorously apply the firm’s quality management program to all projects to ensure that work products meet the firm’s standards, satisfy client requirements, fit the purpose, and are right the first time. We see every Halff employee having a role and responsibility in delivering quality to clients.


Halff is always on the lookout for gifted engineers, architects, scientists, planners, surveyors, technicians and support staff. If you’re looking for a place to get your start or grow your career, Halff has a lot to offer.

FIND YOUR CAREER AT HALFF

If you want to consistently deliver smarter solutions to your clients; if you want to collaborate with some of the best minds in this industry; if you want to wake up every day knowing you are a valued part of the team, then Halff is where you belong.

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    Strong management team. They care about the company.

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    Vesting schedule is not on par with other places

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    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Halff Associates (Dallas, TX) in January 2016.

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    Phone call & face-to-face interview process. Very casual atmosphere in the interview. Easy questions, some included where are you from, what are your goals, some technical questions residing around previous and school experience. It was more of a getting-to-know you stage.

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Halff Associates Awards & Accolades

  • Best Firms to Work For, ZweigWhite, 2014
  • Top 100 Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth, The Dallas Morning News, 2015
  • Top Work Places, Austin American-Statesman, 2015
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