Stewart is a design, engineering, and planning firm with offices in the Raleigh, Durham, Charlotte, and Wilmington markets of North Carolina and Columbia, SC. We serve clients throughout the southeastern United States with a unique, collaborative interdisciplinary approach, resulting in stronger and more creative design solutions. Stewart provides services in a variety of markets within the public and private sectors. Clients include education, healthcare, institutions, municipalities, architects, departments of transportation and the federal government as well as commercial, retail, residential, mixed-use developers.
THREAD is how we define our values.
Trust, Humility, and Respect define how we interact with each other.
Excellence, Accountability, and Discipline define how we approach our work.
From these values, we’ve built a culture of caring, collaboration, and continuous improvement. We approach the development and well-being of our employees with this at the forefront and have set company-wide goals that are all-encompassing.
We hire creative and passionate people, people who come to work engaged and striving for excellence Stewart employees are amazing people who are awesome to work beside. We thrive in a collaborative environment where everyone is encouraged to work across teams and disciplines to gain different perspectives. We want to provide an environment where you come to work on the balls of your feet, excited to put your talents and your why towards work to impacts our communities.
Through our values of trust and respect, we’ve established a workplace where everyone belongs.
Each person is valued for their unique contributions and perspectives. Each person has a voice, and they are encouraged to use it. We are a continuous improvement organization, but to improve, we need feedback. Employees have various opportunities to share their thoughts, ideas, and concerns with the leadership team. Employees can participate in anonymous surveys, innovation labs, employee forums, or the occasional small group breakfast with our CEO. Employees deserve the opportunity to help make the workplace experience what they want.
We love our employees. Yes, love. That means that we put our employees first. We want to inspire, challenge, and elevate them. We do this through one-on-one meetings, our extensive training program, and our mentoring program. We embrace our value of humility by removing our egos and making an intentional and significant effort to elevate others so they can reach their goals, dreams, and aspirations at work, at home, and in the community.
Stewart believes in the whole person concept and embraces people’s whole humanity as part of our integrated approach to work. We respect their time with their families and the commitments they’ve made to their communities. Stewart wants to support and encourage the whole person to achieve excellence, both inside and outside of work. Stewart does this in various ways: flexible schedules, half-day Fridays (year-round), and unlimited paid time off for salaried employees. We offer new fathers three weeks of paid parental leave and new mothers 12 weeks of paid maternity leave. We trust that our employees are disciplined enough to get their work done and accountable for the outcomes.
Creative & Interdisciplinary Approach
We seek to work on a wide variety of projects that are complex and interesting. We love being able to exercise our intellectual skills and get creative with our approaches. Come work for us if you want to flex your creative muscles and have the freedom to run with an idea. While you are running with an idea, you’ll have a team of people who are excited and willing to help you. Come work for us if you value diversity of thought, enjoy contributing new ideas, and want to add some impressive projects to your portfolio.
What makes Stewart so successful? We hire the right people, and then give them the tools and support they need to excel in their jobs. How would you like to work at a firm where you are challenged, appreciated and rewarded for your efforts? Stewart fosters all of the above – and more, and we think that’s why Stewart was named one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Triangle by Triangle Business Journal. We know that engaged employees are happier and more likely to stick around, so we have every reason to make sure you love your job!