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Ward Leonard CT LLC

Defense - Aerospace, Manufacturing, Industrial
100 - 250 employees  |  

We’re there, on oilrigs from the Arctic to the Amazon. We’re there, on the new CVN-78 aircraft carrier and three classes of Navy submarine. We’re there, in harsh industrial environments and nuclear power plants. Since 1892, when H. Ward Leonard invented the electrical motor control that transformed modern electrical distribution systems, our company has been a trusted name in defense and industry.

  • What drives us: Our mission and values.
  • Great moments in an amazing history.
  • Meet our people.
  • Strategic acquisitions: Tech Systems, ElectroDynamics Motor Line (EDY), GE Mil Spec Motors, Mawdsley’s and more.
  • Our News Room.

Today, when systems have to meet new standards for noise, shock, vibration and temperature extremes, Ward Leonard brings proven expertise. Our engineers have to satisfy the toughest specs—including MIL STD 17060—on technology that must serve for 30 years of continuous duty. For both new and refurbished systems, we’ve achieved that standard, time after time.


When it comes to what makes someone Ward Leonard material, you need look no farther than our founder. Certainly H. Ward Leonard set the bar high for inventiveness and vision. Today you can expect to find people who are ready to serve as your expert, your resource and your trusted advisor. Our engineers are technically accomplished, creative and have a dedicated can-do attitude. Our sales team possesses a keen knowledge of the military and industrial markets we serve. And our staff as a whole excels in all aspects of customer service and support. In short, we are dedicated to fulfilling the needs and expectations of our customers through our commitment to Quality of Execution and Continuous Improvement.


Ward Leonard offers an excellent salary and benefits package, profit sharing and 401K, a professional work environment, opportunities for advancement, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Career Opportunities

Ask Ward Leonard people why they work here and they’ll usually tell you: “It’s the chance to do meaningful work on exciting projects.” From the latest aircraft carrier to the toughest demands of industry, our people work on the latest technologies with the most advanced tools. They’re part of a lean, action-oriented team that makes real progress, unencumbered by a big bureaucracy. Naturally, the rewards reflect the quality of the people we hire.