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One of the projects we’re most proud of: Assembling a team dedicated to the service and success of our clients. Find out how you can work for JP Cullen.

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Why
JP Cullen?

Our mission is to identify, hire, train, and retain the best people to serve our customers.

At JP Cullen, we expect more from ourselves and from our people, so we’ve built a culture of trust and personal responsibility, dedicated to empowering and growing our employees for years to come. If that sounds like a culture you want to belong to, look at our open positions and email your cover letter and resume to hr@jpcullen.com.

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EMPLOYEE PERKS

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Up to 80% of Cost Group and Major Medical Insurance
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Employee & Dependents Dental Insurance
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Incentive Bonuses & Industry Leading Salaries
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Personal Development Program for Employees
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Quarterly Peer-to-Peer Networking
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Up to $2,000 referral Bonus for Qualified Candidates Hired Full-Time
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5th Generation Family-Owned Company Since 1892
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5X National Average Company Retirement Contribution
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Education & Training Reimbursement
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Up to $200 Annually Company Store Reimbursement
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$5.61 million Given in Gifts and Grants Since 1992
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Paid Time Off to Volunteer
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Start with 15 Vacation Days
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7 Paid Holidays
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5 Sick Days

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Then & now

Our mission is to identify, hire, train, and retain the best people to serve our customers.

“Many things have changed since I started with JP Cullen. Fax Machines were the modern technology, my first cell phone looked like I was calling in an air strike, and JP Cullen was not even half the size we are today.

I started with a group of 6 interns which was the largest amount of interns JP Cullen had hired prior to that time.

Over the last 20 some years I have been lucky enough to work with three generations of Cullen’s.”

Tom Pertzborn, Senior Project Manager with our Healthcare Division has been with JP Cullen since 1996 starting as an intern.

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Well I’ve been with JP Cullen for 20+ years, the company has changed a lot since I started. One of the big things that I like about JP Cullen is the family atmosphere. The opportunities that they have given to me have help me grow as a person. For anyone interested in a career in the company go for it and see where it leads you.

Samay Bin
Mechanic
JP Cullen

When I was looking to make a career change I was looking for a company to join that was family focused where I could work hard, make a difference in my community and not be seen as just another cog in the wheel. For as long as I can remember JP Cullen has been known as a family-owned company full of hard working people that gives back to the communities they serve, so when the opportunity to join JP Cullen arose, I jumped and haven’t looked back!

Katie Bell
Administrative Assistant
JP Cullen

My first impressions of JP Cullen came from their presence at UW-Madison. The work they performed while I was a student and continue to do now on campus always stands out. Now I have had the opportunity to travel for projects nation-wide, which provides its own unique sets of challenges. The range of JP Cullen is truly remarkable.

Dan Bolivar
Site Engineer
JP Cullen

One reason I like my job is the people I work with. I've worked with a lot of project teams over the years and interacting with people in the field has always been one of my favorite parts of the job.

Julie Borgwardt
Project Coordinator
JP Cullen

My first project with Cullen was a production line changeover at General Motors in Janesville – and there aren’t many projects tougher than a fast-paced Industrial shutdown. I really enjoyed the challenges of that project and those that have followed. I’ve been with Cullen for 16 years now.

Josh Pearson
Chief Estimator
JP Cullen
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Our
process

Joining the JP Cullen Family means following our four-step development process in support of our mission:

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IDENTIFY

We hire team members who share our belief in family, safety, partnership, and process improvement. We expect more from ourselves and from our people, so we’ve built a culture of trust and personal responsibility, dedicated to empowering and growing our employees for years to come. We hope you become family and help us leave a legacy!

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HIRE

The candidates who we take seriously maintain the highest professional and personal standards, work hard, and tackle the tough jobs while having fun.

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TRAIN

We offer all employees these personal development opportunities through enrollment in Cullen College, education and training reimbursement, open invitation to join Employee Resource Groups, personal development programs tailored to each employee, and quarterly peer-to-peer networking and mentoring opportunities.

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RETAIN

Our people are the backbone of JP Cullen, so we are proud to offer them benefits such as industry leading salaries, incentive bonuses, retirement contribution that is five times the national average, and paid vacation, holiday and sick days to name a few.

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