EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Krakow; Malopolskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Kraków


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
71.12 - Engineering activities and related technical consultancy
Number Employed: 980

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-07-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 21-07-2019
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

American engineering company CH2M has announced that it will create 500 new jobs at its Global Design Centre in Kraków, Poland, up to 2021. About 275 employees will be recruited in 2019, 215 in 2020, and 10 in 2021. The company received a grant of PLN 2.58 million (€598,634) from the Polish government which will allow to develop the design and engineering centre in Kraków. CH2M provides consulting, design, construction and operation services for corporations, state and local governments. It specialises in industrial, waste water management, transport infrastructure, energy and environmental engineering projects.The Kraków centre currently employs nearly 1,000 people.

A previous business expansion took place in February 2019 (200 new jobs); this  event was also associated with a governmental grant worth PLN 40million (€9.23million).