An Award-winning firm dedicated to passion, expertise, and service.
The vision of Darrel Wood, PE, RLS and Ash Patel, PE, CFM is reflected in WOODPATEL’s core purpose which is to: Create the built environment and a thriving future for our team members, clients, and communities; Connect engaged people to rewarding opportunities and valuable experiences; Protect the environment, those we serve, and the communities in which we live.

Working at WOODPATEL.

Our Award-winning firm is dedicated to passion, expertise, and service.
We believe in empowering every member of our team to reach their highest potential. Our staff of accomplished professionals rewards creative problem solving, promotes ongoing professional growth and development, and provides opportunities for our employees to elevate their careers within our organization. Our team of qualified and experienced Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors are leaders in the industry and are happy to share their knowledge and expertise with every member of our staff in a collaborative team environment. We pride ourselves on our close-knit office community we have developed over 39 years in business as we continue to create a dynamic, exciting and rewarding work environment.

The WOODPATEL Culture.

Taking care of our own.
Our culture is one that places emphasis on a positive employee experience fostering creativity and collective problem solving. We promote workplace flexibility, mentorship, professional, and leadership development with the goal to enhance the careers and livelihoods of each employee. WOODPATEL is a place where:

  • Professional development is encouraged
  • Individual and family time are emphasized
  • Employees feel valued and appreciated
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion are valued
  • Excellence is rewarded
  • Teamwork and mentorship are celebrated
  • Humor and fun are welcomed
  • Gratitude is shown often
  • Integrity is expected
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
WOODPATEL provides a work environment free of discrimination and harassment where differences are celebrated. We seek to attract, hire, and develop talented individuals of all backgrounds. We believe that our differences make us more creative, competitive, and productive. We are fully committed to maintaining a culture of inclusivity and respect.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.
Core Values
WOODPATEL employs dedicated individuals who believe in and embrace our Core Values of being Commitment, Smart Working and Personable. We are passionate about everything we do and everyone we work with! We show dedication to each other and our families, clients, and communities by holding ourselves and each other accountable for excellence. We focus on effectiveness and productivity as we work together. We are empowered to be adaptable and innovative to ensure mutual success and measurable outcomes. We believe in always being approachable, respectful, and inclusive.
Core Purpose
We believe in serving clients and the community with purpose and meaning. With a Core Purpose to Create, Connect, Protect, we Create the built environment and a thriving future for our team members, clients, and community. We Connect by engaging people to rewarding opportunities and valuable experiences. As professional engineers and surveyors, we take great pride in our civic duty to Protect the environment, those we serve, and the communities in which we live.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

WOODPATEL is committed to Equal Opportunity in employment for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Persons with Disability. WOODPATEL does not discriminate against employees or qualified applicants on the basis of race, age, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, membership in an employee organization, national origin, genetic information, retaliation, parental status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by law.

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Does WOODPATEL accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters of employment agencies?
WOODPATEL has signed Recruitment Fee Agreements in place with agencies that we regularly work with. We do not accept unsolicited resumes from any other agencies and will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee for these unsolicited resumes. Furthermore, WOODPATEL reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of WOODPATEL.