Willdan has a reputation for delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget. Rooted in Willdan’s corporate culture is its focus on quality customer service. The company had approximately 534 employees at the end of 2013, including licensed engineers, program and construction managers, financial analysts, planners, and other skilled professionals.
Willdan benefits from well-established relationships with local and state government agencies, investor-owned and municipal utilities, and private sector commercial and industrial firms throughout the United States. The company served more than 800 distinct clients in 2013. Headquartered in Anaheim, the company operates from offices in more than a dozen states across the US..
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Willdan has been delivering skilled, integrated, cost-effective engineering and planning services to its clients for 50 years. Whether you need one on-site staff expert or a full project team that can tap our nationwide resources and expertise, Willdan combines multidisciplinary experience and expertise, technical excellence, and management proficiency to deliver flexible, practical solutions at the lowest possible cost.
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Willdan has provided superior engineering and planning consulting services for 50
years. During that time, Willdan has earned an outstanding reputation as problem
solvers by successfully delivering comprehensive, yet tailored, solutions to
meet the specific needs of municipalities, counties, and special districts—as
well as state and federal agencies—throughout California, the Southwest, and
Combining an integrated approach with state-of-the-art technical resources,
depth of staffing, and services that are both wide ranging, yet complementary,
Willdan supports all phases of project development from concepts and financing
through final design and construction. Throughout these phases our emphasis is
on strong project management, cost effectiveness, timely performance, and
consistent reciprocal communication—both with our clients and among our internal
and external resources. Our experts
and engineering professionals are adept at communicating their practical
knowledge and technical expertise across disciplines in pursuing the most
practical and effective solution for each project.
Willdan's broad array of engineering and design capabilities encompasses city
and special district engineering, contract staffing, urban and regional
planning, environmental planning, plan checking, building and safety,
program/construction management, public works inspection, disaster recovery, and
infrastructure design including structural, roads and highways, traffic and
transportation, water and wastewater, flood control and drainage, survey and
mapping, GIS, geotechnical and earthquake engineering, and landscape architecture.
Specialties of particular interest to our municipal clients and public agencies
include grant application assistance, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination
System (NPDES) coordination and compliance, and American with Disabilities Act
(ADA) analysis and compliance.
Specialty areas within our engineering and planning sectors include:
Contract Staffing and Planning. Our understanding of the needs
and challenges facing public agencies is unmatched in the industry. Willdan's
professionals often serve to extend our clients' staff as city engineers and
other public agency positions ranging from full-time, in-house staffing to
interim or part-time assistance. Additionally, a significant portion of our
staff has served in public agency management positions prior to joining
Willdan, infusing our organization with an in-depth understanding of the issues driving
local governments. Regional and satellite
offices are specifically networked and strategically located to offer local, focused
service to the varied demographics of our public agency customers. Consequently,
Willdan's ability to develop innovative yet practical solutions specifically
adapted to the needs of individual communities remains unsurpassed.
Geotechnical. Willdan offers geotechnical engineering, engineering
geology, and construction material testing and inspection services. We also
maintain a full-service soil testing laboratory certified by the City of Los
Angeles and California Department of Transportation. Consulting engineering and
construction support services are provided to public agencies for capital
improvement projects, and to private developers for major civil and commercial/
industrial projects, or as third-party reviews.
Major Infrastructure. Federal and state funding for new infrastructure projects is drying up rapidly, leaving public private partnerships and local funding as the primary mechanisms for transportation and large-scale infrastructure projects. Willdan's depth of experience in helping cities govern locally provides a critical value to large programs during this time of change. Our intimate knowledge of city and agency cultures ensures that local concerns are addressed early in the process, avoiding costly delays to project delivery.
Environmental. Willdan provides environmental consulting,
construction, remediation, and engineering services. Our highly experienced team
encompasses many technical disciplines and programs including human health and
ecological risk assessment, toxicology, chemistry, geochemistry, geology,
hydrology, hydrogeology, chemical engineering, environmental engineering,
environmental planning, hazardous materials and waste management, surface/storm
water management, and environmental compliance.
Willdan develops and implements comprehensive energy solutions nationwide for utilities, commercial entities, and all levels of government. We help our clients realize cost and energy savings by tailoring solutions that serve vertical markets such as data centers, healthcare, lodging, and schools; providing energy reduction plans for large end-user commercial facilities and multi-family residences; and developing and implementing cutting-edge cost-effective measures for small businesses.
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Our highly experienced staff work as independent representatives for our clients to deliver the following services:
- Expert analysis of energy consumption
- Identification and implementation of financial strategies including review of incentives/rebates/grants, tax incentives, low-interest funding sources, and performance contracting alternatives
- Tailored engineering approaches that help customers achieve their energy goals including site surveys, building system upgrades/recommendations, master planning, and incorporation of renewables
- Direct installation and oversight of implementation that ensure proper application of recommended measures
- Measurement and Verification to track and demonstrate long term results of energy solutions
- Project and Program Management by highly experienced and credentialed technical staff from conceptual design all the way through full project implementation
Serving as facility consultants, large national account energy managers, and utility third party and government program implementers, Willdan has served more than 100,000 customers, saving over 700 Million kWh, while obtaining more than $135 Million in incentives and rebates on behalf of our customers. Our offices are strategically positioned throughout the U.S., thus allowing us to effectively serve customers anywhere in the country.
Public agencies at every level are being challenged to deliver enhanced services to a growing population—even while confronting budget constraints and meeting a tangle of reporting and compliance requirements. Willdan can enhance your efficiency, effectiveness, and credibility by helping you to both generate revenue and optimize its administration.
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Willdan is known throughout the country for our revenue
generation, enhancement, and district administration services to public
agencies. For decades, we have delivered high quality services in financial consulting, federal
compliance, and district administration to public agencies and, ultimately, to
the public. Our clients often utilize us as an extension of their staff,
augmenting existing personnel by providing specialized expertise. Our custom
solutions include a proprietary database management program that helps clients
administer specific special charges and parcel taxes, and IT infrastructure
solutions focused on improving staff productivity, reducing user stress, and
providing cost-effective recommendations.
Our financial services team supports clients in more than 800 cities, counties,
state agencies, port authorities, housing agencies, special districts, school
districts and health care agencies in more than 35 states. We further support
our clients by conducting year-round workshops and on-site training to assist
them in keeping current with the latest developments in our areas of expertise,
September 11, 2001, lent a new urgency to the growing need for national preparedness, homeland security, public safety, and emergency response services. But even before that turning point in national awareness, Willdan had accumulated decades of experience helping clients prepare for the technical, operational, and human challenges that define crisis management. Our experts have helped enhance security measures and readiness at the local, state, and national level.
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Willdan provides national preparedness, homeland security consulting, public safety, and emergency response
services that focus on integrating local resources and assets within state and
What differentiates Willdan is
our staff's uniquely credible and practical expertise. With extensive
hands-on experience in local, state, and federal law enforcement, as well as
fire and related public safety organizations, our outstanding professionals have
served as incident commanders, emergency managers, first responders, and
investigators. Willdan has worked closely with state and federal officials on
many varied aspects of homeland security and public safety, and can provide our clients
with the most effective means of meeting the challenges they face.
Willdan serves a wide variety of clients nationwide, ranging from
municipalities, counties, and state and federal agencies to the private sector
and non-profit organizations. Included among our clients are utilities, water
companies, school districts, port authorities, police and fire departments, and
transit agencies. We are fortunate to be able to call upon Willdan's 48
years of experience and our highly regarded engineering, planning, project
management, financial analysis, and environmental expertise to enhance our
homeland security services.
Communications & Technology. Government agencies face ongoing
challenges that involve conflicting missions (operations issues), jurisdictional
concerns (governance issues), and incompatible systems (technology issues). The
mission of our team is to ensure that emergency responders can communicate, in
support of incident objectives.
Emergency Preparedness Planning. The act of writing an emergency plan
serves as a catalyst for improved safety and security to reduce the risk of an
emergency or disaster. The professionals at Willdan have extensive hands-on
experience and offer services in reviewing, evaluating, designing, and
implementing a multitude of emergency plans, including Emergency Operations,
Hazard Mitigation, Continuity of Operations, and Business Continuity and
Emergency Preparedness Training. Willdan offers a variety of practical
training courses for comprehensive disaster, unusual occurrence and emergency
response. Our Emergency Response
Trainers all have over 20 years of actual experience in emergency
preparedness and response at the local or state level, and are experts in the
integration of local, state, and federal resources during response actions.
Emergency Preparedness Exercises. Customized HSEEP-compliant exercises
include WMDs, terrorism, transportation and natural disasters. Our exercises can
be tailored for single or multi-agency involvement and are fully compliant with
NIMS and the National Response Framework, the Homeland Security Exercise and
Evaluation program, and SEMS (California).