Our Benefits

Volkert’s greatest asset is its people. As an employee-owned company, we want our associates to enjoy a sense of security and well-being. Our general benefits package for full-time employees is comprehensive and competitive, focusing on health, wellness, savings, and retirement.

Core Benefits:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan – Employees are 100% vested after six years
  • 401(K) – Employee and employer contributions to retirement savings
  • Life Insurance – provided by the company
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance – provided by the company
  • Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability – provided by the company

Supplemental Benefits:

  • Group Health Insurance – Discounted rates through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama with pre-tax premiums
  • Health Savings Account – Pre-tax savings account for health expenses with employer contribution
  • Flexible Spending Plan – Pre-tax savings for health and child care expenses
  • Dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, and accident insurance

Additional Benefits:

  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Wellness program – provided at no cost to the employee
  • Employee Assistance program – provided at no cost to the employee
  • Competitive salary and professional development


Professional Development

Volkert is committed to the professional development of our associates. We actively encourage employees to enhance their professional profiles through continued education, additional certifications, and professional registrations.

In a given year, Volkert associates participate in hundreds of classes totaling thousands of hours of training, both internal and external. These classes add new skill sets, confer new credentials, and fulfill professional requirements.

Our professionals are also encouraged to expand their registrations and licenses into the many states and regions that we serve. For associates who pursue career development, our corporate structure offers clear paths of opportunity to everyone from engineering interns to project managers and beyond.