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Michael Bach of R.A. Smith National Named Young Engineer of the Year

by Jessica Pairrett 26. May 2017 08:27

Mike BachMichael Bach Nominated by Peers as Outstanding Contributor to Engineering Profession

Michael Bach, P.E., project manager with R.A. Smith National, has received the Young Engineer of the Year Award by the Milwaukee Metro Chapter of the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers (WSPE).

The WSPE Young Engineer of the Year Award is presented annually to an outstanding contributor to the engineering profession. Individuals who are named to receive this award are recognized by their peers for their outstanding performance in engineering and their ability and willingness to serve the engineering profession as leaders to the future.

Bach has more than eight years of experience as a lead project engineer and works in markets such as health care, multi-family residential, commercial, retail and federal. He has led large multi-disciplinary A/E teams and coordinated project efforts with all team members. Bach’s project management and design experience encompass due diligence analysis and reporting, site planning and design, permitting and construction administration. He holds a bachelor of science in environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Platteville.

WSPE, a Wisconsin chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers, is an organization that supports the ethical practice of professional engineering.

R.A. Smith National Named a 2017 Best Firm to Work For

by Jessica Pairrett 23. May 2017 08:29

Zweig Group Best Firms 2017

Firm Ranked Among Top Engineering Firms in the Nation by Zweig Group

R.A. Smith National, Inc. was selected as one of Zweig Group’s Best Civil Engineering Firms to Work For for the fifth consecutive year.

The firm is one of only a few from Wisconsin that ranked in the civil engineering category. This list recognizes the top civil engineering firms in the United States and Canada based on their workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates and more. R.A. Smith National has been recognized a total of nine times as a Best Firms to Work For by Zweig Group.

The Zweig Group honor follows the firm’s Top Workplaces 2017 award by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which lists the best places to work in southeastern Wisconsin. This is the fifth straight year the firm has been recognized as one of the Top Workplaces.

About R.A. Smith National
Employees at R.A. Smith National enjoy a collaborative, client-focused culture in a family atmosphere. The firm employs a staff of nearly 200 and is currently hiring for a variety of positions throughout its offices in Wisconsin, Illinois and Pennsylvania.

“We have an exceptional team at the firm and work hard to be an employer of choice,” said Wendy Wolfgram, human resources manager.

Additional Information
Zweig Group will announce this year’s winners at the 2017 Hot Firm and A/E Industry Awards Conference on September 21 and 22 at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle. For more information about the Best Firms to Work For award, please visit

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