Careers

Since our founding in 1964, Universal has continued to grow as an engineering consulting firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, environmental sciences, construction materials, testing, and threshold inspection. We have maintained our focus on our company values throughout our history, allowing us to ensure that we foster an environment focused on fostering:

  • Family Atmosphere
  • Integrity
  • Whatever It Takes
  • Dynamic
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Quality & Professionalism

Our mission is to do whatever it takes to provide the services that meet our client’s needs in an efficient, cost effective, safe, and timely fashion. We have grown to over 600 employees and now have 18 office locations throughout the southeastern United States.

Why Work at Universal?

Our family atmosphere promotes a small company feel, even as we continue to grow and expand our regional and national reach. Ready to work in a constantly changing industry, where you’ll gain hands on experience with projects throughout the Southeastern United States? Check out our open positions today, and apply to a company that is unlike any other.

One of the Best Places to Work

The Orlando Business Journal has rated Universal Engineering Sciences as one of the best places to work in 2016, 2015, 2009, 2008, and 2006.

 

2016 Best Places to Work

 

Benefits

Come to work for Universal Engineering Sciences and get the best benefit plans in the industry!
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Universal Engineering Sciences offers full benefits including the following:
Health Plans – UES employees can choose from three different health plan options including our flagship Health Savings Account plan with low premiums and company matching funds deposited directly into your own Health Savings Account! UES employees can reduce their taxable income and accumulate funds in their account to pay for medical, prescriptions, dental, and vision expenses. United Healthcare provides the best medical provider network, deep discounts, and quality claims payment for you and your family.
UES also offers a Health Reimbursement Account plan with low copay “first dollar” prescription coverage and an annual employer contribution to your account as well at a traditional “copay” health plan.

Our dental and vision plans offer both in and out of network benefits, giving you the choice to stay with a favorite dentist, orthodontist, or optometrist.
401k – Save for retirement with Empower and get a 10% annual match on the first $15,000 contributed to either a Traditional or Roth 401k option. UES offers a plan with some of the lowest fees anywhere and features top-rated Vanguard funds for your investments.

Our disability insurance options insure an employee’s paycheck should an employee become unable to work. With low premiums, our short term disability insurance can cover a disabled employee for up to six months. Because UES pays the Long Term Disability premiums of all employees who purchase Short Term Disability an employee can receive payments through their normal retirement age if they become unable to work.

Supplemental insurance products round out our benefit program with Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospitalization insurance available through Aflac. These plans help pay for expenses during illnesses or injuries.
UES pays for $10,000 in term life insurance for each full-time eligible employee and each employee can purchase up to $500,000 more.
There’s plenty of time off too! UES employees accrue generous amounts of Paid Time Off (PTO), and holidays!

There’s much more! UES employee can apply for Legal and Identity Theft protection, quit smoking, or buy a new Ford through our many benefit plans.