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Many Schaefer employees have spent decades at the company, proving that the firm’s quality culture, employee engagement and project diversification leads to retention. We’re 100% employee-owned — all voices have a say in the firm’s future. As Schaefer continues to grow, our leadership regularly consults employees to maintain our open, collaborative environment and satisfaction. Our passionate people and inclusive atmosphere make Schaefer a Best Firm to Work For.


monthly in-house technical training

employees spend 1-3 years in our individualized mentorship programs

tuition reimbursement program + training budget


medical, dental, vision + life insurance

paid time off (PTO) program

100% employee owned: stock options available


engineers at Schaefer for 5+ years51%
engineers at Schaefer for 10+ years32%
engineers at Schaefer for 15+ years9%