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At Lochner, we are driven to provide high-quality transportation consulting that exceeds client expectations. As employee-owners, we are client-focused and performance-driven in our pursuit to expand upon the legacy established by our founder, Harry Lochner.

What it Means to Work at Lochner

By solidifying the relationship between employee and firm, employee ownership fuels the drive for each member of the Lochner team to excel in client service, be an ethical and trustworthy teaming partner, foster collaboration with one another and work together to give back to their communities. Employee ownership is woven throughout the fabric of how Lochner operates. Want to read more about what employee ownership means for Lochner employees?

Check out our 75th Anniversary commemoration article that appeared in the April 2019 issue of Engineering News Record.

Employee Insights

Employee development at Lochner happens at all levels with a mix of coaching, continuing education, and challenging opportunities that support continued growth. The Emerging Leadership Program promotes the implementation of leadership succession plans with in-house talent, the Lochner Learning Institute’s comprehensive library of on-demand videos provides educational content to fit the busiest of schedules, and annual performance evaluations prioritize the setting and achievement of career advancing stretch goals.

Employee Insights

Lochner employees are proud to support various charitable organizations and causes. Through the Giving Back Program, offices participate in an annual service activity benefiting their local community. Through Lochner Cares, an independent IRS-registered 501(c)(3) charity, employees support one another during times of unusual distress and can be granted donation matches for charitable organizations.

Read more on our Corporate Stewardship page.

Employee Insights

Employee Engagement Through Corporate Stewardship

Lochner employees are proud to support various charitable organizations and causes. The Giving Back Program encourages offices to participate in an annual service activity benefiting their local community. Annually, the program averages nearly 1,000 service hours.

Benefits

Lochner provides employees and their families with various resources that support professional and personal circumstances and goals.

The health and well-being of our employees and their families is central to their success personally and professionally. Lochner offers an industry-leading benefit package to support employees and their families through a variety of life’s events, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • HSA with annual employer contribution
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Wellness program for physical and mental health
  • Pre-tax flex spending account for medical expenses
  • Medication and medical supply discount program
  • Counseling services and support for many of life’s events
  • Lochner Cares non-profit 501(c)(3) for employee emergency assistance

Lochner recognizes the need to balance life at work and life outside of work by offering:

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible paid holiday program
  • Maternity leave
  • Pre-tax dependent care spending account

From fair wages to retirement planning, financial wellness and security provide stability for employees and their families. Lochner provides several benefits and programs for employees:

  • Industry-competitive wages
  • 401(k) retirement plans with employer match
  • Roth IRA retirement plans with employer match
  • Transit pre-tax programs in select metro areas
  • Employee discounts on a variety of products and services
  • Employer provided financial advisors and educational tools

As an employee-owned firm, our future lies in the dedication, support, and investment of our employees. Lochner maintains several pathways for employees to become owners, including:

  • Stock ownership through Corporate Title Program (OSOP)
  • Stock ownership through the firm’s retirement plans (ESOP)
  • Stock bonus program for high achieving employees

Lochner values the professional development and growth of employees through both challenging work opportunities and continued learning. Happening at all levels within the firm, Lochner maintains several practices and programs to support continued learning, including:

  • Access to Lochner Learning Institute education and training tools
  • Access to e-learning courses for professional licenses
  • Payment for licenses and exam fees
  • In-house Emerging Leadership Program
  • On-going mentoring and coaching through performance evaluations
  • Education and training assistance for qualifying employees
  • Access to on-staff industry leaders
  • Workshare opportunities to experience a variety of work across the firm
  • Internship programs for college students and recent graduates
  • Support for professional organization participation