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Join West Yost where you’ll do the best work of your life!

We are a Great Place to Work™!

We are Doing the Best Work of our Lives Together

West Yost is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® in 2021. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at West Yost. This year, 93% of employees said it’s a great place to work compared to 59% of employees at a typical U.S. company.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. 98% of our employees are proud to tell others they work for West Yost and believe our customers would rate West Yost’s service as “excellent”. Our employees feel good about our facilities and the ways we contribute to our communities and believe our management is honest and ethical in our business practices. Join us!

Current Job Openings

We are growing

Join our team as we partner with our clients to solve unique and challenging problems, support one another in innovating and learning new skills, and celebrate the interesting work we do which advances water resources for future generations!

Ruby Lang, Engineer I, began her tenure at West Yost as an intern. Her quote here says I look forward to many more extraordinary years to come and to continue to grow with West Yost
Ruby Lang, Engineer I, began her tenure at West Yost as an intern.

Internships

Stretch your Wings and Explore

Are you looking for a firm where you can stretch your wings and explore new areas? Are you looking for a collaborative and inclusive team that values your curiosity and helps you dig into meaningful work?

Jumpstart your career by working on important projects with industry leaders as mentors, making a real impact in your community. Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn more about our firm. Visit our Career listing page for internship details.

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Benefits – How We Support Our Team

At West Yost we support the professional and personal wellbeing of our team. Our comprehensive benefits package allows choice and flexibility to meet the financial and health care needs of the West Yost team and family members. Many of our benefits are listed below.

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Community – Internal and External

Camp Sacramento
Company parties
Community support and giving
Company sponsored fun runs
Celebratory giving campaigns

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Professional Growth

Mentoring
Paid training
Tuition reimbursement
Paid professional memberships
Young professionals group
Volunteer participation and leadership in professional organizations

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Financial

Student loan repayment
401(k) profit sharing
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Discretionary bonuses
529 College Saving Program
Vacation rewards program

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Income Protection

Leaves of absence
Life and AD&D insurance
Disability insurance
Travel assistance program

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Work-Life

Wellness reimbursement
Flexible work policy
Remote work options
Flexible schedules
Paid vacation
Floating personal holiday
Paid sick leave
Employee Assistance Program

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Health

Medical, Dental and Vision
Health Savings Accounts
Flexible Spending Accounts

Team Spotlight

At West Yost, our employees are our greatest asset, and we are dedicated to providing opportunities for learning and growth. We work together to find candidates who are passionate about building a successful and meaningful career. You can meet and get in touch with us on LinkedIn, or send us an email to stay up to date about our hiring needs and how you can become part of the team.

Laura Allen

Strategic HR Leader

Nicole Tranchina

HR Generalist

Michael Mamara

Talent Acquisition Lead

Do the best work of your life at West Yost!

Available Positions

Construction Management Business Sector Leader

Davis, CA

Construction | CONST01043

Posted

The Business Sector Leader is responsible for all the Construction Management group’s activities on the West Coast. Core responsibilities include staff development, growth and profitability, quality control, marketing support, business development, and maintaining positive team morale and client relationships. Occasionally function as a senior project manager on strategic projects.

Principal Engineer II – Water System Planning

Any Office

Engineering | PRINC01031

Posted

West Yost is looking for a Principal Engineer II to lead our Water Systems Planning group. Expertise is desired in design of water systems plans.

Area Market Lead

Any Office

BD/Marketing | AREAM01053

Posted

Desire and skills to drive sales, enhance visibility, growth and build client relationships.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

West Yost is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)