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Our employees are pioneers in critical thinking. Our culture is built on trust, teamwork, responsibility and fun. We’re willing to work harder every day because we’re dedicated to the job and our clients. We’re also sports fanatics. Donut lovers. Pet enthusiasts. Go out to lunch every Friday, people.

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Jose Cordoba

Senior Engineer

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Curry Fulghum

Field Party Chief

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Whitney Maynard

Director of Engineering, Southeast

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Katie Nickel

Corporate Administrator

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Ravi Patel

CAD Technician

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Janette Perez

Associate Engineer

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Jen Perkins

Talent Acquisition Lead

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Britney Powell

Geospatial Analyst

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Ralph Shingler

Field Coordinator

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David Shultz

Senior IT Director

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Joseph Stukey

Senior Survey Manager

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Michael Welsh

Chief Pilot

 

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Jose Cordoba

Senior Engineer

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

My job gets me to understand all sides of what it takes to bring a transmission line project from conceptual all the way to the in-service day.  The involvement on all activities related to every project makes my role challenging but ever changing, providing diversity and keeping it fun.  My job has characteristics of project management.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?
Fun.  I think our industry is deadline driven and that’s just the nature of the beast.  This makes our industry stressful. However, at Pickett, we make sure that outlets (activities) are provided to unload and destress, which also helps with getting to interact with the rest of the team in a different environment outside of our offices.

How does your role bring out your strengths?
As mentioned above, my roll has characteristics of project management.  I get to interface with clients and vendors in a daily basis, coordinate meetings, subcontract services, converse with SMEs of different disciplines, deal with schedules and the financials of the projects.  To all this, I enjoy my role very much since it requires personality and organizational behavior to succeed.

What is your favorite type of music?
Reggae.

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Travel time.

 

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

There are so many different aspects to the enjoyment of my job it’s really hard to narrow it down to one. If I had to, I guess it would be my bosses. I really have enjoyed working for and with them for so many years. Another that comes to mind – at Pickett we have always had the best equipment which makes our jobs quicker and more efficient.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

Adventurous! The places we go are amazing. For example, when I’m out in the middle of the swamps, woods, or even the everglades I get the feeling that maybe I’m the first person to be standing in that spot. Also, when we find a really old corner that was set in the 1840’s or so it makes me wonder about the individuals that set the corner and what they had to do to get there. Today we use all types of machines to clear paths or give us rides through rough terrain, but those guys not so much.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

My role in Pickett is to be a part of a team so together with communication, understanding, and planning we get the jobs done safely and on time. My strengths are confidence, patience and leadership and my role as a party chief allows me to use those every day.

What is your favorite type of music?

Classic rock.

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

OPPORTUNITIES!

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Curry Fulghum

Field Party Chief

 

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Whitney Maynard

Director of Engineering, Southeast

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

I absolutely love the variety of things that I get to do and the constant collaboration and interaction with either team members or clients.  Not many days are the same which really helps keep things fresh and fun.  My favorite thing to do is to mentor and be a part of the teams development.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?
Challenging, but rewarding.  Pickett is very fortunate to be made up of a lot a good people that care a lot about what they do.  We tend to wear a lot of different hats and be blessed with a lot of work.  With that comes challenge.  But at the end of the day when you pass on a high quality product to your Client and know that they appreciate the time and effort you put into it, that is rewarding.

How does your role bring out your strengths?
I like to think and hope that communication, interpersonal skills and technical expertise are a few of my strengths.  At Pickett, my role and areas of responsibility include a combination of mentoring, client interaction and project engineering. The variety of things that I get to do on a daily basis allow me to constantly utilize my strengths and also continue to build on them. I like to think that this role, specifically, brings out a lot of my strengths on a daily basis.

What is your favorite type of music?
Ooooh…that is tough.  I like lots of music. But if I have to pick 1 it would be alternative rock (specifically acoustic variations).

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Ice Cream.  I really love Ice Cream (specifically cookies and cream, cookie dough and banana milkshakes).

 

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

I love that every day is different and challenging and that I feel encouraged to try new things.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

Dedication. Every day I get to work with a group of awesomely talented people who are all so dedicated to delivering the best quality product to our client.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

I feel that my role brings out my strong interpersonal skills because each and every day I get to collaborate and create relationships with our growing Pickett team and with our valued client.

What is your favorite type of music?

Pop Rock/Alternative Rock.

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Time!

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Katie Nickel

Corporate Administrator

 

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Ravi Patel

CAD Technician

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

I think it’s because the scope of work is different with every project – it makes it fun to start a project and be able to get away from doing repetitive work.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

Valued.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

I think my role here helps me tap into my areas that I focus on already in my daily life. Things such as work ethic, being organized, time management, and kindness are values I have been taught from my parents and I try my best to bring those to the workplace.

What is your favorite type of music?

Growing up with two sets of cultures, I listened to majority Hindi music which originates from India. As I got a little older I went through phases with hip-hop, rock, and eventually I even got into country which I still enjoy. However, my go to is Sinatra which is usually playing in the background all day on my Google Home!

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

That would be my drawing/sketching pencils! The world itself would be my canvas.

 

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

I enjoy working with Mark Venvell and Michal Komorowski. They teach and guide me to do my job better, as well as become a better engineer.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

Educational! There is never a day with the same work, which means something new is learned every day.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

Being a mechanical engineer, it is obvious that there are some things that I am clueless about in the civil engineering world. As an associate engineer for Pickett, this role brings out my strengths of being patient and not panicking or becoming overwhelmed. There is always more room to learn and I’m sure I will become more knowledgeable as time passes by!

What is your favorite type of music?

Anything! It just depends on the day!

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Mexican Corn!

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Janette Perez

Associate Engineer

 

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Jen Perkins

Talent Acquisition Lead

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

 I enjoy people, talking to them and diving into their lives and careers. My role here at Pickett is very important to me because I’m a part of choosing and searching for those new faces. To bring in valuable employees that help uplift our brand, team as well as drive our future.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

Collaborative – everyone who’s involved in a project works together to achieve the common goal and no one person is left out of that, their input and opinion is valued and you feel it.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

It helps me be a better communicator, more organized and have a better understanding of our future, how that’s shaped around the people I’m hiring for the company.

What is your favorite type of music?

I’m super diverse in my music selection, one minute I could be listening to country and the next R&B or Billboard HOT 100.

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Super basic and completely unnecessary for most but iced coffee would be my answer. Yep, I’m that person

 

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

What I enjoy most about my job is the environment here at Pickett. Everyone is very friendly, encouraging, easygoing, and willing to help you in any way you need.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

Collaborative. Each department within our company works with and depends on the others to get the jobs done. We all work together to bring our clients the best deliverables.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

My role brings out my strengths of being organized, paying attention to detail, and following a procedure.

What is your favorite type of music?

That’s a hard question because it depends on the day, but I really like contemporary worship and country.

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

If I could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of my life it would be peanut butter … just kidding even though I do love peanut butter. I would choose an unlimited supply of knowledge.

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Britney Powell

Geospatial Analyst

 

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Ralph Shingler

Field Coordinator

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

Driving through a recently completed job. It gives me a great feeling of pride and satisfaction knowing that I was an integral part of the team that designed/built it and knowing it will be there for a long time.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

Challenging! Each and every project brings a whole different set of challenges that need to be resolved, often on a daily basis.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

It allows me to spend time both in the office and the field, making sure that things get done how and when they should be done.

What is your favorite type of music?

Classic Rock! Although I will listen to pretty much anything barring Rap.

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

The obvious answer… money! Because that enables an unlimited supply of everything else.

 

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

I enjoy most the opportunity to positively affect the daily operations and tasks of employees. To remove their pain points and make them positives, to make their days more efficient and hopefully less stressful. Technology touches everything we do, so I always ask: how can I make it better?

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

Engaging. The people, the environment, the needs.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

I love challenges. I continually strive to be successful in everything I do and this role allows me the opportunity to strive each day for success.

What is your favorite type of music?

Country, but I also like alternative and Top 40.

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Happiness.

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David Shultz

Senior IT Director

 

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Joseph Stukey

Senior Survey Manager

What do you enjoy most about your job and why?

The people. We all work hard as a team and try to have fun in the process.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

If I only have one word, it would be “Interesting.” As far as surveying and mapping goes, I get to see it all at Pickett. From the latest Aerial LiDAR and photogrammetry to boundary surveys, I get to be involved in all aspects.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

I really like learning about new technologies and how it can streamline the process of getting to a finished product that makes the client happy.

What is your favorite type of music?

I like all types of music. It depends on what mood I am in.

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

I would like to have unlimited time to pursue all my interests.

 

What do you enjoy most about your job and why? 

The thing I enjoy most about my job is flying! I greatly appreciate the opportunity to operate one of the best airplanes ever produced.  It’s a joy to fly and is ideal for our mission.

If you had to describe what it is like working at Pickett in one word, what would it be and why?

Family – everyone in the company genuinely cares about you and your family.  It’s a good feeling.

How does your role bring out your strengths?

My role as the chief pilot brings out my strengths of being safe, organized and punctual.

What is your favorite type of music?

My favorite type of music is Soul.

If you could have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Grape bubble gum.

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Michael Welsh

Chief Pilot

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