1. RETTEW Engineer Named ‘Young Engineer of the Year’

    One of RETTEW’s engineers has been named Young Engineer of the Year by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, Lehigh Valley Chapter. Elizabeth Helsel, known by her friends and colleagues as Lizzie, is an engineer in RETTEW’s Energy and Environmental Engineering group. Award winners are selected based on engineering experience, civic and local activities, educational…

  2. Meet Two New Employees

    RETTEW hired two new employees recently, one in our Pittsburgh, PA office and one in our Akron-Canton, OH office. Bill Randall  A senior hydrogeologist and geologist in our GeoEnvironmental group, Bill is a licensed Professional Geologist. He mentors a team and guides all aspects of geoscience investigations throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. His…

  3. Avoid Scams

    Every year, scammers come up with more and more clever ways to trick you. We care deeply about safety, which applies not only to job sites and standard operating procedures, but also to the safety and security of our identity, money, and online presence. We’re rounding up several major scams identified by the Better Business…

  4. Stay Safe Working Outdoors in the Winter

    “Oh, the weather outside is frightful!” In the past few weeks, much of the U.S. has been blanketed by sub-freezing temperatures. Many of us, including RETTEW’s technical experts in the field, work outdoors nearly every day. Even when it’s not below freezing, winter air and temperatures can be dangerous. Follow our safety tips to make…

  5. 50 Years…and Counting!

    A half a century. That’s a long time! For 50 years, RETTEW has been making a difference. For our clients, for our employees, and for our communities. Our business was founded in 1969. Originally called J.C. Engineering/Surveying, we’ve grown from a small, family-owned company to a firm offering more than 600 services across 11 offices…

  6. A New Chapter

    Creating more support for professional women. One of RETTEW’s transportation engineers is helping to spearhead a new chapter of WTS, an organization dedicated to advancing professional women in the transportation industry. Juli Wolfe, Senior Project Manager, is one of five women partnering together to start a chapter in the Lehigh Valley, which encompasses Allentown, Bethlehem,…

  7. Doug Wolf: A Presidential Winner

    A big round of applause for Doug Wolf, longtime employee in RETTEW’s Survey group. At the end of 2018, he was selected by RETTEW’s President and CEO as the winner of the annual Presidential Award. This is the highest honor an employee can achieve! Doug was nominated earlier in the year by two of his…

  8. PPE Makes OSHA’s List

    For the first time ever, personal protective equipment is on OSHA’s annual list of Top 10 most cited violations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces workplace safety in the U.S. via periodic inspections of both company offices and job sites. Inspectors note unsafe practices, ranging from minor to extremely hazardous. In 2018, Personal…

  9. RETTEW Now 100 Percent ESOP-owned

    We’re excited to announce that RETTEW is now 100 percent owned by employees, via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Effective Jan. 2, the transition comes at the start of our 50-year anniversary in 2019. In the past seven years, our firm has created and grown an ESOP as part of an ownership succession plan. Most…

  10. Bridge Survey and Safety

    The next step in a bridge’s transformation is complete, thanks to RETTEW’s Survey and Safety teams. Our Survey group worked hard to establish exact elevation points of each structural steel beam at the Safe Harbor Trestle Bridge, a future part of the Enola Low Grade Rail Trail. The railroad ties on the bridge are slated…

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