CES, Inc. Named as 2019 Best Place to Work in Maine


BREWER, MAINE – CES, Inc., a Maine-based firm of engineers, environmental scientists, and land surveyors, is pleased to announce that it was recently named as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Maine.


“Being named one of the Best Places to Work in Maine for the fifth year in a row is an exciting achievement for us,” said CES President and CEO Denis St. Peter, P.E. “Reinforcing the trust and gratitude CES has for our employees, is the enthusiasm that everyone here brings to the workplace. We are fortunate to have a tremendous team of professionals that care for each other, our clients, and the communities we serve, which for me makes CES a Best Place to Work.”


This announcement comes on the heels of three of CES’ offices moving to new locations with more modern workspaces as well as the announced move of the company headquarters in Brewer to One Merchants Plaza in downtown Bangor, which is set to take place in the first quarter of 2020.


HR Director Kay Allcroft, SHRM-CP, said, “Hiring and retaining talented individuals to work in our state-of-the-art modernized facilities where they can share ideas together and work comfortably in a safe and effective ergonomic environment is a priority for our senior management team.”




This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Maine, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2019 Best Places to Work in Maine list is made up of 100 companies in three size categories: small (15-49 U.S. employees), medium (50-249 U.S. employees) and large (250+ U.S. employees).


Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Maine. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Maine and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.


A 2015-2019 Best Places to Work in Maine company, CES, Inc. provides engineering and environmental consulting and land surveying services. In business since 1978, CES employs approximately 100 professionals across eight offices located in Brewer, Bar Harbor, Lewiston, Machias, Presque Isle, Saco, and Waterville, Maine, as well as Fort Myers, Florida.