Universal Engineering Sciences, headquartered in Orlando, is a rapidly growing engineering firm with nearly six decades of experience in geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections and environmental consulting. With more than 2,000 professionals across 42 national branches, UES consults on projects of all sizes to help deliver needed infrastructure and build safe and successful communities. Recent mergers with GFA International, Inc., NOVA Geotechnical & Inspection Services, Contour Engineering, Wallace-Kuhl & Associates, Construction Testing & Engineering and SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing have made UES one of the largest, most resource-rich organizations of its kind. UES recently launched a sophisticated new website, combining the entire family of companies under one unified digital presence at universalengineering.com. For more information, please follow UES on Social Media.
We are seeking a Communications and Public Relations Specialist to join our Corporate Communications team in this new role, reporting to the Director. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to create and support proactive storytelling and campaigns around our corporate priorities, as well as manage complex reactive communications and serve as a trusted partner to our branch and functional leadership. The Specialist will produce content for internal communications initiatives as well as partner with our PR agency.
Our company is growing and we have great stories to share with our team members, media and our communities. Our team has a strong work ethic and a passion about producing great work and developing strong relationships throughout the organization. We also know how to have fun and embrace the unique contributions of each individual. The person who performs this role will have the opportunity to truly make it their own. This position is located in Orlando at our headquarters and supports our branches nationwide.
The candidate should have five years of experience in a communications or public relations role with a bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations or Marketing. They must be an excellent writer and proofreader, familiar with AP style and equally adept working with internal and external audiences. The ideal candidate excels at working both collaboratively and independently, delivers high-quality work and handles projects with a sense of urgency or sensitivity.
Please submit a cover letter and two writing samples with your resume for consideration. Apply here.