Be Part of Something Bigger

By planning and designing the infrastructure our society needs, working at Freese and Nichols means positively impacting the world around us. Whether we’re developing sources of drinking water, institutions for higher learning, or major roads and bridges, we put long-term relationships first — for employees and clients alike. People notice the difference the moment they join us, and that’s reflected in our high workplace satisfaction rankings from Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine.


A Family of Caring Professionals

Our company culture is guided by values that cultivate an environment of respect and camaraderie. We care for one another like a family, celebrating life milestones together and providing support in hard times. Our leaders’ doors are open — if you’d like to talk, you can give them a call or just drop in. Our strategic business plan and performance reports are open, too, so you’ll know how your work fits into the big picture. You’ll know that you’re part of something greater.

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Workplace Awards

We've been nationally recognized as a great place to work:


Seven years and counting


Six years among Texas’ top workplaces


No. 4 in the nation for 2021


The Only Thing Missing Is You


A Place to Strengthen Your Career

Whether you’re a recent graduate or already a leader in your field, Freese and Nichols can help take your career to the next level.

  • We pay your membership dues for professional organizations, and help you earn licenses and certifications.
  • Freese and Nichols University offers courses on dozens of topics, ranging from presentation skills to 3D modeling.
  • Our mentoring program can pair you with a guide to help you navigate career challenges.
  • Looking to further your education? We offer tuition reimbursement for college-level studies.
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What Our Employees Are Saying

In the twilight of my career, Freese and Nichols is a place that gives me the freedom to work in areas expected of me and help grow the company in the right direction.
Eric Potts

Eric Potts

Associate and Account Director

I think this is the best career choice I could have made coming out of college. Everyone here seems to push each other in a positive way and to continuously learn and improve your skills.
Eric Waggoner

Eric Waggoner


I enjoy the flexibility, love and support I get from my group. It means a lot to me. I don’t think I can get that working anywhere else; it really does feel like a family. Freese and Nichols makes it easy to work and have a family at the same time.
Teresa Castillón

Teresa Castillón

Electrical Engineer

Working at Freese and Nichols has given my career direction and purpose. I now have a passion for what I do, and it is because Freese and Nichols grooms, invests, and creates opportunities for its employees. I cannot imagine working any other place than here.
Shad Comeaux

Shad Comeaux

Principal and Urban Planner

I began as an intern with Freese and Nichols in 1996 and immediately enjoyed working in a professional environment with a tight-knit family culture. Our significant growth over the past 20+ years has given me incredible project opportunities, training, development and career growth.
Mike Wayts

Mike Wayts

Vice President and Principal

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