Why work here?

Talented and dedicated professionals combined with the comprehensive services they provide are the foundational culture of MSG. Opportunity, development and growth are encouraged and cultivated along with honesty, integrity and professionalism in our thoughts and actions. Achievement of success through working smarter, technical skill and creative spirit.

Our mission.

People are the heart of our company. Continuous training in current technology and encouragement to be creative while remaining faithful to our core values solidifies that our employees are our most appreciated asset. A knowledgeable and technically savvy staff creates the ability to positively impact the value of our projects. Comprehensive services, along with talented and dedicated professionals, combined with the culture of the company set by Jaan Mannik, PE and C. Michael Smith, PE create a benchmark for professional service companies in the Midwest.

Our vision.

Technical Skill
Technical skill, relationships and leadership are the foundation of MSG and have been not just a tradition, but a way of doing business since 1955. Continuously evolving to meet the changing needs of both the public and private sectors, the success of MSG is built on partnerships, detailed and process oriented delivery of projects and quite simply, by living up to the one position that can only be earned, a trusted advisor to our Clients.

Creative Spirit
MSG believes in progressive thinking that adds value to any project we touch. Our corporate culture encourages employees to be creative, to communicate and implement innovative ideas that streamline projects and processes. These passionate and inspired professionals foster an environment of collaboration, camaraderie and community.

Our values.

MSG develops trust by adding value with outstanding performance, open and honest business practices and solutions oriented thinking. We contribute to the success of our Clients and staff by utilizing our problem solving skills and processes to communicate step-by-step efforts to reach the end goal, providing a truly integrated project approach. What best serves our Clients is the comfort in knowing they have MSG working for their success.

We will help you get it right the first time.


MSG prides itself on offering a very rich benefit package to our employees.  Our medical, dental and vision plans are available to all full-time and part-time with benefits employees, with no penalty for enrolling dependents. Employees have the option to choose between a traditional PPO plan or a high deductible health plan with an HSA at a 25% contribution cost. Our dental and vision plans offer great coverage with a minimal monthly premium.  A life insurance policy, short-term disability and long-term disability plans are provided at no cost to our employees.

Additional popular benefits include, but are not limited to, a traditional 401(k) plan and a Roth 401(k) plan with a company match; employee referral bonuses; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; flex time; company vehicle usage; and employee, family and holiday events.

Opportunities at The Mannik & Smith Group

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