Fortune Media and Great Place To Work® Name Brindley Engineering to 2024 Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago

Jun 13, 2024 | Stories & News | 0 comments

June 13, 2024, 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 2nd time being named to this prestigious list, coming in at #18. In 2023, Brindley Engineering earned #33 on the list. Earning a spot means that Brindley Engineering has surpassed rigorous benchmarks, establishing itself as one of the best workplaces among companies headquartered in Chicago. Brindley Engineering has also earned national Great Place to Work recognition three years in a row from 2021 to 2023.
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To determine the Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago™ List, Great Place To Work collected nearly 50,000 confidential 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.

Our people are the most important part of what makes Brindley Engineering click. Recognized by Great Place to Work® three years in a row, and Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago two years in a row is an honor. Brindley Engineering is a place where it should feel like home, a place to be comfortable and a place to be you,” said Tom Brindley, founder and CEO of Brindley Engineering. “We listen to our people and implement things in their work environment that will make them productive, engaged, and ultimately happy to come to work every day. This is the place where they spend their most time away from home. It needs to be special.”

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®. “These companies are showing care and commitment to their people, and their efforts are being rewarded with the most valuable asset in business today: trust.”

Brindley Engineering earned a Great Place to Work® Certification in 2021, 2022, and 2023. 96% 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. * 100% of employees said that when you join the company, you are made to feel welcome and 99% of employees say it’s a fun place to work. **

* Source: Great Place To Work® 2021 Global Employee Engagement Study.
** 2023 Great Place to Work Trust Index® Survey

Brindley Engineering recently opened an office in Houston, TX as part of their growth strategy serving the Midwest, Gulf Coast and international clients alike. “Our company serves clients all over the world. While Lisle, Illinois is our headquarters, we want to create a culture that everyone in the organization is part of. We are expanding our footprint in Houston. We want that space to feel like an extension of the Brindley Chicago area community,” said Brindley.

About Brindley Engineering

Headquartered in Lisle, IL, with an office in Houston, TX, Brindley Engineering has a strong national presence with an emphasis on the Midwest, Gulf Coast, and a growing global presence. 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, Renewable Energy and Water Treatment.

Brindley Engineering values people, culture, respect and commitment. As part of the Brindley Engineering brand, you’ll often hear people say “BE Together” – at BE there are shared values about culture, diversity of thought, family, flexibility, hard work, leadership, and mutual respect. BE employees support each other in an environment where everyone matters.

To learn more, visit the Brindley Engineering Profile page on Great Place to Work!

About the Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago

Great Place To Work selected the 2024 Fortune Best Workplaces in Chicago by surveying companies that together employ more than 8.2 million people in the U.S., with over 1.3 million confidential survey responses received. Of those, nearly 50,000 responses were received from employees at companies who were eligible for the 2024 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. Its 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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