Founded in 1977, Barry Isett & Associates is a multidisciplinary engineering firm offering civil, structural, municipal and forensic engineering, as well as mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering. The firm also provides surveys, environmental services, code services, construction services and landscape design. It has additional Pennsylvania offices in Phoenixville and Hazleton, as well as an office in Phillipsburg, N.J.
Key Contributors to Success:
Agility. When new construction ground to a halt during the recession, the firm turned to cultivating ongoing maintenance projects.
Qualities Sought in Employees:
High energy, outgoing, willing to take the initiative, problem-solving, bright, enthusiastic, and interested in the community and the business world.
A recent email addressed to the company president said, “From the minute your receptionist picks up the phone, it is obvious that you guys have your act together. Keep doing what you are doing.”