Fortune Media and Great Place To Work Name Brindley Engineering to 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago

Jun 20, 2023 | Stories & News | 0 comments

Lisle, IL — Great Place To Work® and Fortune magazine have honored Brindley Engineering as one of this year’s Best Workplaces in Chicago. This is Brindley Engineering’s 1st time appearing on the 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago list but has earned national Great Place to Work recognition two years in a row in 2021 and 2022.  Brindley’s inaugural appearance to this prestigious list is an honor and they landed at No. 33. Earning a spot means that Brindley Engineering has surpassed rigorous benchmarks, establishing itself as one of the best companies to work for headquartered in Chicago.

To determine the Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago™ List, Great Place To Work collected nearly 50,000 responses from employees at eligible companies. Via the Trust Index™ Survey, employees shared honest feedback about their experience by responding to 60 statements about the employee experience and answering two open-ended questions.  

“Brindley Engineering congratulates and celebrates all the companies who are being recognized today. This isn’t about a one-day recognition – all the companies being recognized today should pride themselves for investing in their people and making their respective companies a great place to work,” said Tom Brindley, Founder and CEO of Brindley Engineering. “We are so proud to be a part of this distinguished group of companies in Chicago.”

The Best Workplaces in Chicago list is highly competitive. Survey responses reflect a comprehensive picture of the workplace experience. Honorees were selected based on their ability offer positive outcomes for employees regardless of job role, race, gender, sexual orientation, work status, or other demographic identifier.

To be eligible for the list, companies must be Great Place To Work Certified™, have at least 10 U.S. employees, and be headquartered in the Chicago region.

“Congratulations to the Best Workplaces in Chicago,” says Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place To Work. “Amid ongoing uncertainty and challenging market pressures, these companies kept their focus on the employee experience. As a result, workers are giving their full effort, driving productivity, innovation, and a great experience for their customers.”

Fortune congratulates the Best Workplaces in Chicago,” says Fortune Editor-in-Chief Alyson Shontell. “Their willingness to prioritize employee experience helps them stand out from their competitors and better serve their customers.”Brindley Engineering earned a Great Place to Work Certification in both 2021 and 2022. 97% of employees at Brindley Engineering Corporation say it is a great place to work compared to 57% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company.* 98% of employees said that when you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.**

“Our employees have spoken and I am greatly humbled and excited to be part of this culture. I am surrounded by the most caring, talented and driven group of human beings,” said Brindley.

* Source: Great Place To Work® 2021 Global Employee Engagement Study.
** 2022 Great Place to Work Trust Index® Survey 

About Brindley Engineering

Headquartered in Lisle, IL, Brindley Engineering was founded by President Tom Brindley, P.E., in 2004. After years in the field, Brindley saw a growing need to improve reliability and decrease overall infrastructure life cycle costs. Brindley Engineering analyzes, designs and advises on the challenges of aging, mission-critical infrastructure, for capital and maintenance projects, reliability initiatives, and construction solutions. Brindley Engineering services clients in a variety of industries including Oil & Gas Extraction and Pre-Processing (Upstream), Pipelines and Terminals (Midstream), Petroleum Refining (Downstream), Gas Processing, Chemical Plants, Steel Mills, Petrochemical Plants, Power Plants, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Water Treatment.  

Brindley Engineering values people, culture, respect and commitment. You’ll often hear us say “BE Together” which means we share values about culture, diversity of thought, family, flexibility, hard work, leadership, and mutual respect. We support each other in an environment where everyone matters.

About the Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago

Great Place To Work selected the 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago by surveying companies employing 7.5 million people in the U.S. with 1.3 million confidential survey responses received. Of those, nearly 50,000 responses were received from employees at companies who were eligible for the 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago List, and these rankings are based on their feedback. To be eligible for the list, companies must be Great Place To Work Certified, have at least 10 U.S. employees, and be headquartered in the Chicago region. Read the full methodology.

To get on this list next year, start here.

About Great Place to Work

As the global authority on workplace culture, Great Place To Work brings 30 years of groundbreaking research and data to help every place become a great place to work for all. Their proprietary platform and For All™ Model help companies evaluate the experience of every employee, with exemplary workplaces becoming Great Place To Work Certified or receiving recognition on a coveted Best Workplaces™ List.

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