Mission + Values
At KS Associates, we deliver high-quality, value-added civil engineering, coastal engineering, and surveying services to meet the unique needs of our clients. Our continued growth and profitability allow us to:
- Contribute to improving our community’s infrastructure.
- Provide professional growth opportunities for our staff and rewards for their contributions.
- Reinvest in the future of our firm.
Our Guiding Values
Our values are deeply held views that act as guiding principles for every member of our team. We believe that by declaring our values and holding our team accountable for living them, they form the basis of trust with each other, our clients, our vendors, and everyone with whom we conduct business.
Treating Our Clients Like Gold
Without our clients, KS Associates would not exist. That’s why we treat our clients like gold. On every project, no matter what the size or scope, we provide innovative, effective solutions that address each client’s unique needs. We are committed to delivering projects with a level of quality our clients have come to expect. We listen to clients and honor the promises we make with integrity, accountability, and reliability.
Respecting Our Employees and Recognizing Them as Individuals
We appreciate the unique knowledge, ingenuity, and spirit that each and every employee possesses. By capitalizing on those attributes, we collectively form a dynamic, energetic organization receptive to change, open to new ideas, and positioned for continued growth and profitability.
Conducting Ourselves in an Ethical Manner
All of us at KS Associates perform our work in an ethical manner. We obey and respect the laws of our city, state, and nation; the codes of ethics that govern our professional disciplines; and the moral standards that dictate how we work with and treat others. Under no circumstance will we engage in unlawful, immoral behavior or participate in activities that would jeopardize our firm’s reputation or the trust we have built with clients and the community.
Giving Back to the Community
We make it our responsibility to help meet the challenges and needs of the communities in which we live, work, and conduct business. We support our employees’ philanthropic and volunteer activities, volunteer our professional services when possible, and support education through scholarship support and financial commitments.