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MAVERICK Technologies Overview

Columbia, IL
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Industrial Manufacturing
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
MAVERICK Technologies, A Rockwell Automation Company, is the largest independent systems integrator in North America, and a global leader in Industrial Automation, Enterprise Integration and Strategic Manufacturing Solutions. With more than 500 professionals on staff at ... Read more

Mission: Our mission at MAVERICK Technologies, A Rockwell Automation Company, is to identify the business needs of our clients and to fulfill those needs by providing the highest–quality solutions.

Our primary goal is to become the trusted advisor to our ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Employees participated in a "Mad for Plaid" engagement for the month of November. We snacked on comfort foods such as cornbread, chili, beef stew, pretzels and beer cheese, and chicken wings.

  • One of our co-ops, Whitney, presented a lunch & learn about a project she did during her freshman year of college on the manufacturing process that was simulated through the mass production of paper airplanes. At the end of the presentation, MAVERICK employees got the chance to try out their own plane designs through a little friendly competition - a paper airplane tournament!

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MAVERICK Technologies – Why Work For Us?

Every day we talk to manufacturers who have the data, capabilities and expertise they need to take their companies to the next level — but they’re still waiting to get there. That’s where we come in. We help manufacturers reach the point where potential meets performance. We do it every day, in every major industry, and we’re ready to do it for you.

We not only understand your goals; we make them happen. We’ve been in your shoes. More than 80% of our people have plant experience. We’ve mastered this stuff. Over 20 years. On 17,500 jobs. In 46 countries. Across six continents and on virtually every technology platform. We combine all of that technical and manufacturing expertise with our world-class business model to help you turn your plans into action. Whether you need resources to supplement your workforce, help with a project or ongoing program, or a partner who finally gets what you’re trying to do — and gets it done right. Depend on us to meet your needs for everything from industrial automation engineering and consulting to technician services, to enterprise-wide systems, to business process services, process audits and more.

Careers at MAVERICK: Why Being a MAVERICK Matters

We impact the lives of people in communities all over the world. Keeping automation facility operations up and running safely and securely is at the heart of what we do and vital to sustaining daily life.

The MAVERICK Environment

MAVERICK is committed to employee development and professional growth. To help our employees reach their full potential, both personally and professionally, MAVERICK offers:

  • Challenging assignments
  • Empowerment through new responsibilities
  • Tuition reimbursement and assistance with professional certifications
  • Diverse projects, technologies, industries, challenges and experiences
  • Employee surveys and other opportunities to help make a difference
  • Automation Orientation
  • Mentoring
  • MAVERICK University® programs

We care about what our employees think. In fact, our Workforce Development Team was established for this very purpose. The team is dedicated to the development and growth of our talented employees throughout their careers. We regularly solicit employee feedback on presentations, meetings and events through anonymous surveys. The Workforce Development Team uses this information to help us:

  • Position MAVERICK as the industry thought leader
  • Position our employees as a long-term competitive advantage
  • Retain employees
  • Improve utilization of our resources
  • Align core competencies with our culture, mission and values
  • Define and cultivate career paths

We offer a comprehensive onboarding program that starts the moment a new employee is hired. We developed it based on continuous employee feedback to help integrate employees into MAVERICK more quickly. This approach allows new employees to get the most effective onboarding experience. It expands beyond a traditional orientation to provide a richer experience to better engage our employees through their first 90 days.

Our onboarding program is a standardized method of providing training and resources to new employees. It aligns expectations and engages new MAVERICKemployees through learning and development opportunities, just-in-time training and various teaching styles designed to reach everyone.

We use peers as mentors, which develops leadership skills in our staff and provides reliable resources for our new hires — both during and after the first 90 days.

Training programs are built into onboarding and include sessions on policies, benefits, safety and core competencies.


MAVERICK Technologies LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

MAVERICK Technologies offers comprehensive benefits with many options. This allows employees to build the best benefit package that fits their individual needs. We promote employee wellness through education and an annual health screening free of charge. Employees who complete the screening have lower health care premiums.


Package highlights include:

  • Medical and prescription — Your choice of two plans
  • Dental — Includes a basic benefit plan for preventive services and a comprehensive plan for major services and orthodontia care
  • Vision — Glasses, contacts, discounted Lasik surgery
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) — Health care and dependent care accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability — Company paid
  • Basic life insurance — Company paid
  • Optional life insurance — Additional coverage for you, your spouse and your children at group discounted rates
  • 401(k) retirement plan — Multiple investment options; MAVERICK matches 50% of the first 7% of employee contributions, potential for an additional match based on company performance
  • Paid time off (PTO) — Allows flexibility to take time off throughout the year; amount earned grows over time
  • Paid holidays — A total of 13 paid holidays throughout the year, which includes floating holidays based on your individual preferences

Additional Incentives

In addition to a variety of pay-based incentives, a healthy work-life balance is something we believe is crucial to success. We make every effort to protect that parity, as indicated by our employee engagement surveys and Great Rated! review.

  • Flexibility — Flexible hours and work locations (Of course, while working on projects, we work within our customer’s requirements.)
  • Casual work environment — Casual dress in our offices (On a customer site, we follow their requirements and dress code.)
  • Potential for merit awards based on performance
  • Additional bonus programs available depending on role
  • Comp time accrual and additional pay opportunities while working on projects
  • MAVERICK University® — Internal professional development program to help build a successful career
  • MDLIVE-Telephonic assistance — Talk to a doctor anytime, anywhere
  • Travel assistance 24-hour resource
  • Employee assistance program (EAP) — Crisis counseling plus information and support for work-life balance
  • Tuition assistance — Tuition reimbursement available for continuing education
  • Summer and holiday office events
  • Corporate discounts (may vary by location)
  • Matching gifts – Double your contribution to any accredited school (K-12), post-secondary educational institution, educational foundation or arts and culture organization.

Exploring Career Paths

No matter where you begin at MAVERICK, your career path can take you anywhere — allowing you to explore different jobs and different parts of the world without having to find a new employer. We can help you reach your potential right here, or from any of our many U.S. offices and global project sites. Ramp up your skills through our tuition subsidy program for continuing education and MAVERICK University, our own structured program of professional development. Or take a turn and apply your knowledge to a different area. We offer positions in the four main business segments below, but their paths cross all the time. Whenever you come to a crossroads in your career, the choice is yours.

Operational Consulting

Often, businesses “fix” issues with individual business components, yet fail to address the organization on a larger scale. At MAVERICK, our operational consulting experts help businesses step back and evaluate their entire organization, identifying the real costs of business and production processes, then recommending solutions that benefit the complete organization.

Automation Solutions

MAVERICK offers complete flexibility, scalability and true product independence to help businesses improve productivity, manage their costs and minimize risk. We work with all of our clients to help them make the right solution choices for future growth.

Business Solutions

MAVERICK’s business solutions allow clients to link all aspects of their business, improving the flow of communication and turning information into actionable, forward–thinking solutions that connect the client's organization with customers, employees, partners and suppliers.

Corporate Solutions

Our operations personnel keep all the other motors running and offer vital services in many areas, including project control analysis, accounting,marketing, business development, office assistance and human resources.

Check out the various career paths you can take at MAVERICK Career Stories.

MAVERICK Technologies LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

MAVERICK Technologies Reviews

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MAVERICK Technologies Founder Paul J. Galeski
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  • "Amazing Place to Work!"

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    Current Employee - Automation Engineer I in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Automation Engineer I in Dallas, TX
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    I have been working at MAVERICK Technologies full-time (More than a year)


    I have worked at Maverick for a little over a year. It has been the best job I've had since graduating college. I've lost my previous jobs twice due to poor market conditions, so it was a little difficult not feeling like another number to my employer. Maverick has changed my perspective about my career, for the better, that is! This is a good place to grow, and I recommend all my former colleagues and friends to work here if it's applicable to their career paths.


    Some view the move to a more corporate culture as a negative more than a positive. I came in after the acquisition, so I have nothing to compare it to. Work can be a little sparse at times, and the office as well, but the camaraderie we share more than makes up for it! Overall, any cons are easily outweighed by the good!

    Advice to Management

    Do what is possible to maintain the family feel. I have definitely felt valued as a part of the team in my first year!

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MAVERICK Technologies Photos

MAVERICK Technologies photo of: We recently hosted our fourth Engineer I Orientation. This year we welcomed 8 new hires from our various offices!
MAVERICK Technologies photo of: After a long day of training for a future migration MAVERICKs from the Baton Rouge, Columbia, & Houston office enjoyed a social outing!
MAVERICK Technologies photo of: Meet one of the new MAVERICKs, Blake! He is from Fairhope, Alabama and graduated from Auburn University. Blake is a newly hired engineer for the Dallas office.
MAVERICK Technologies photo of: This MAVERICK is utilizing a device to help keep track of their fitness goals during the work day!
MAVERICK Technologies photo of: Rated Five Scoops! The finance team hosted our HQ office engagement activity with an old-fashioned ice cream social and yard games!
MAVERICK Technologies photo of: MAVERICK's EI team is executing their MES implementation sprint #1 for a leading fiber optics company!
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MAVERICK Technologies Interviews



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    Anonymous Employee in Columbia, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at MAVERICK Technologies (Columbia, IL) in June 2011.


    I came to MAVERICK interviewing for an entry level position. I had an one interview with the Hiring Manager. I felt very comfortable and the interview seemed more like a conversation about my abilities and experience. From my face to face interview I was able to take in more information about the work culture and was open to ask any questions I had.

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MAVERICK Technologies Awards & Accolades

  • 50 Best Companies To Watch, The Silicon Review, 2016
  • System Integrator of the Year, Control Engineering, 2015
  • Premier Strategic Partner for Systems Integration, International Society of Automation, 2012
  • System Integrator Hall of Fame, Control Engineering, 2011
  • 50 Best Workplaces for Flexibility, Fortune Magazine, 2016
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