Meridian Associates is a 100% employee-owned company and as such we encourage employee participation, innovation, and responsibility. We regularly ask for employee feedback to tailor our package to the needs of our employees. Meridian Associates is proud to offer employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.
We view our employee ownership as a key differentiator among engineering firms in the region. Employee owners across the company participate on our ESOP committee to ensure everyone is engaged in our company’s success.
401K Retirement Plan
MAI offers a 401k retirement plan for all eligible employees. We partner with a local firm to offer a diverse set of investment options. This allows and encourages employees to make the best investment choice for their financial future.
Meridian Associates pays 100% of the employee’s premium for a medical insurance. Our plan is open to employee spouses and dependents as well. Our plan also offers a complimentary wellness program to encourage employees and their families to make their health and wellness a priority.
Meridian Associates offers short and long-term disability insurance to employees. Meridian contributes to these premiums if an employee opts to take advantage of this benefit.
Vacation, Sick and Holiday Time Off
Meridian Associates offers a generous package that includes vacation time, nine (9) company holidays, and five (5) sick days.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Meridian Associates offers both a medical and dependent care flexible spending account that enables employees to use pretax dollars for eligible expenses.
Aside from the benefits discussed here, we offer voluntary life and accident insurance policies as well as voluntary dental and vision insurance plans to employees, spouses, and/or dependents.
Employee Referral Bonus
Meridian Associates encourages employees to recruit outstanding candidates from their professional or personal networks. We offer referral bonuses when a new employee is hired as a result of a direct employee referral.
Licensure, Professional Development and Education
We are committed to the continuous upgrade of our knowledge base and the skillset of our employees. We provide opportunities for our employees to participate in workshops, seminars, online learning or other discipline appropriate training. We offer reimbursement for professional licenses, associated renewals, professional association fees and/or exam fees.
Meridian actively seeks interns throughout the calendar year. Our internship program provides enrolled college students with a unique experience that is skills-building, exciting, and collaborative. Meridian is proud to support internships as they are an important part of any academic program. We believe they provide an opportunity for students to develop professional skills that can be put to use upon graduation.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Meridian Associates is committed to providing a non-discriminatory employment environment for its employees. It is our policy to ensure that applicants to Meridian and employees of Meridian are treated equally without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, military, or veteran status.
Equal employment opportunity and non-discriminatory commitments include but are not limited to, the areas of hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, recruitment, discipline, layoff, termination, rate of compensation, and company-sponsored training.