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What P&D Has Meant to Me: From Joe Perry, PE, Former V.P. & Chief Electrical Engineer and the Oldest, Living P&D Electrical Engineer

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In the Beginning 1973 was an extraordinary time in my life; my family and I moved to Atlanta and started our new adventure. A big part of that adventure was starting work at Patterson & Dewar Engineers, Inc., which turned out to be one of the most satisfying experiences in my life. In high school, I always wanted to be an electrical engineer. A neighbor who was an engineer and another friend who was a...
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Creating a Comprehensive Employee Development Program: A Case Study

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Once Upon a Time at P&D In 2018, Patterson & Dewar Engineers (P&D) was struggling with the same concerns many companies encounter as they expand: how do you retain the culture that made you a success while transferring knowledge to new employees? Our leaders realized we needed a comprehensive employee development program to address these concerns, but they were unsure how to start. They decided to bring in a dedicated employee who could focus on...
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OSHA Program Designed to “Beat the Heat”

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When OSHA launched the first-ever National Emphasis Program (NEP) on heat hazards in April of this year, the Patterson & Dewar Engineers, Inc. Safety & Health Services Team was way ahead of the curve. In the summer of 2021, our Safety Director and Safety Manager created special training for our employees on heat-related illness and emergency responses when they hosted “Summer Safety: Beat the Heat” Lunch & Learn. Their goal was for employees to be...
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AJC Names Patterson & Dewar a 2022 Top Workplace

By P&D in the News, uPDate
Patterson & Dewar Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s 2022 Top Workplaces for the second consecutive year. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. The anonymous poll uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization: including alignment, execution, and connection, to name a few. P&D...
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Keeping the Lights on in My Hometown

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Substation Engineer Blake Dicus grew up riding bikes, playing basketball, and exploring the rivers and waterfalls around Sparta, Tennessee. With a population of less than 5,000, it’s a place where everyone knows your name. So,…

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Hood Patterson & Dewar Named 2020 Commissioning Giant

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Hood Patterson & Dewar is pleased to be in the top tier of the 25 firms recognized on the Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2020 Commissioning Giants list for the second consecutive year. HP&D reported a commissioning revenue of $30.1 million. The magazine’s report is based on annual commissioning revenue of…

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