Bernhard’s strength in the A/E/C industry is derived from the combined talents of our workforce. The intersection of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and expertise is what enables our teams to deliver our innovative engineering, construction, and Energy-as-a-Service solutions. Bernhard recognizes the importance of developing and supporting the well-being of our employees and our communities, and thus offers immense education and training opportunities, employee wellness programs, and volunteer and charitable giving events. Because of Bernhard’s ethos as a socially responsible Energy-as-a-Service company, our strengths are amplified by our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is only through hiring and retaining a diverse talent pool that we will achieve our vision of being the leading Energy-as-a-Service provider in North America.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
In support of our commitment to DE&I, internal processes are reviewed through a lens of equity and inclusion to ensure all recruiting, hiring, promoting, and talent management practices are fair, consistent, and accessible to all. Bernhard is continuously working to create a culture where every employee feels appreciated and is safe from discrimination, intimidation, and bias. Our collective efforts are intended to create a more diverse, safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for our employees and the industry at large.
Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination
Bernhard is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participates in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.
As a company, we believe our staff’s technical expertise is the key to our ability to provide innovative solutions to our customer’s challenges. We support each of our employees in advancing their education and pursuing industry-specific certifications and licenses. This includes offering tuition reimbursements and funding certification and licensure exams. Bernhard also has a comprehensive internal learning platform that provides employees with professional development. This program has multiple educational tracks including project management, human resources, soft skills, DE&I, and technical knowledge.
Bernhard believes in nurturing a strong community impact and serving our surrounding communities as if they are one of our most cherished customers – because they are. In 2021, Bernhard donated more than $162,000 to numerous organizations throughout the many communities we work in. Additionally, we stay involved in our local communities through our employees, and we support the causes that matter most to them.