About Us


Our People Make the Difference

Our People Make the Difference

Symbiont staff stand in a group outside office

Symbiont, a Mead & Hunt Company, is a nationally recognized, full-service engineering, design-build, and construction firm specializing in water/wastewater, waste-to-energy, manufacturing production process, general construction, and sustainability and environmental projects.

Founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1981, Symbiont has grown steadily in size, offerings, and geography. In 2022, Symbiont joined forces with Mead & Hunt, a full-service, national engineering, planning, and architecture firm consistently ranked in ENR’s Top 100 Design Firm list, to expand our offerings to our current and future clients.

Our full-service team includes engineers, hydrogeologists, architects, construction project managers, environmental compliance specialists, GIS analysts, and technicians. Our team of more than 1,200 professionals located in more than 40 offices nationwide utilize innovative engineering technologies to plan, design, and construct engineered solutions that bring value to our clients, advance their operations, and protect the natural environment. Also unique to our firm is our state-of-the-art fabrication shop in Waukesha, Wisconsin, which helps control scheduling and delivers preassembled equipment to project sites, tested and ready to go.