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Top 10 Engineering Firms Profiles

Survey Results
— Dec 01, 2007

1. Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch Corp. is a leading global engineering, construction and consulting company specializing in infrastructure development in energy, water, telecommunications, management consulting, federal and environmental markets.

Founded in 1915, Black & Veatch develops tailored infrastructure solutions that meet clients’ needs and provides sustainable benefits. Solutions are provided from a broad line of service expertise available within Black & Veatch, including conceptual and preliminary engineering services, engineering design, procurement, construction, financial management, asset management, program management, construction management, environmental, security design and consulting, management consulting and infrastructure planning.

With more than $2 billion in revenue, the employee-owned company has more than 100 offices worldwide and has completed projects in more than 100 countries on six continents.

Black & Veatch’s global water business provides innovative, technology-based solutions to utilities, governments and industries worldwide. Local project teams work with multi-national water and wastewater treatment process experts to address site-specific challenges through a broad range of consulting, study, planning, design, design-build and construction management services.

Black & Veatch, 8400 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO  64114; Ph: (913) 458-2000; Fax: (913) 458-3700; E-mail: info@bv.com; Web: www.bv.com.

2. MWH

Headquartered in Broomfield, Colo., MWH is a private, employee-owned firm with approximately 6,000 employees worldwide. The company provides water, wastewater, energy, natural resource, program management, consulting and construction services to industrial, municipal and government clients in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, India, Asia and the Pacific Rim.

MWH proudly took part in the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District's 2007 Trenchless Technology’s Project of the Year for Rehabilitation, providing design services for two 60-in. diameter cast iron pressure pipe relining projects, each more than 4,000 ft in length, using cured-in-place pipe.
MWH, 380 Interlocken Crescent, Suite 200, Broomfield, CO 80021; Ph: (303) 533-1900; Fax: (303) 533-1901; E-mail: Gregory.L.Raines@us.mwhglobal.com; Web:www.mwhglobal.com.


3. Hatch Mott McDonald

Hatch Mott MacDonald (HMM) is a full-service transportation and water/wastewater engineering firm with a tunneling heritage that dates back more than 110 years. With underground engineering as one of its core activities, HMM has more than 1,400 staff across North America supported by an additional 14,000 staff worldwide. The company offers an extensive record of successfully completed tunneling projects for water, wastewater/CSO, communication, utility, rail, transit, highway and power applications and many of its projects have been recognized for engineering excellence. HMM’s services include planning, investigations, design, risk management, program management and construction management services.

Hatch Mott McDonald, 18013 Cleveland Parkway Drive, Suite 200, Cleveland, OH  44135; Ph: (216) 535-3652; Fax: (216) 265-2816; E-mail: michael.vitale@hatchmott.com; Web: www.hatchmott.com.

4. Jacobs Engineering Group

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional, technical and construction services. With more than 52,000 employees and annual revenues exceeding $8 billion, the company offers full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial and government clients across multiple markets. Services include scientific and specialty consulting, as well as all aspects of engineering, construction, operations and maintenance. Jacobs provides engineering and construction services for all types of trenchless projects including utility tunneling/microtunneling, directional drilling and pipeline rehabilitation. Jacobs' projects range from planning and feasibility studies to engineering and construction management, as well as engineer-procure-construct. 

Jacobs Engineering Group, 1100 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22201; Ph: (571) 218-1446; Fax: (571) 218-1550; E-mail: steven.kramer@jacobs.com; Web: www.jacobs.com.

5. TBE Group

TBE offers a full range of subsurface utility engineering (SUE), 3D underground imaging, utility coordination and surveying and mapping services. TBE has received numerous industry and civic awards, including the 2006 North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) Industry Achievement Award for its contribution in the development and support of the trenchless technology industry over the past 15 years, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) 2006 Excellence in Utility Relocation and Accommodation/Innovation Award and Excellence in Right of Way/Streamlining and Integration Award. TBE is headquartered in Clearwater, Fla., and has more than 40 offices throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China and Puerto Rico. 

TBE Group Inc., 380 Park Place Blvd., Suite. 300,
Clearwater, FL 33759;  Ph: (800) 861-8314; Fax: (727) 431-1701;
E-mail: nzembillas@tbegroup.com; Web: www.tbegroup.com. Learn more about Subsurface Utility Engineering at www.SubsurfaceUtilityEngineering.com.

6. Brown and Caldwell

Brown and Caldwell has a 60-year history of delivering effective, economical and environmentally compatible solutions to infrastructure challenges. The firm is a recognized leader in adapting state-of-the-art technologies to complex infrastructure problems involving clients’ buried assets. With nearly 1,600 employees and 47 offices in the United States, the company helps communities nationwide with planning, condition assessment, information management, permitting, public education, design, renovation, construction services and proactive O&M.

Brown and Caldwell, P.O. Box 8045, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-1220; Ph: (925) 937-9010; Fax: (925) 937-9026; Contact Deb Harmon at: dharmon@brwncald.com, (407) 661-9510; Web: www.brownandcaldwell.com.

7. CDM

CDM is a global, full-service consulting, engineering, construction and operations firm helping public and private clients improve the environment and infrastructure. Since 1947, CDM has provided innovative engineering solutions throughout the world and today assists its clients in the following general areas: water; wastewater and storm water management; environmental management; transportation; construction and design-build and operations; information management and technology and facilities design and geotechnical services. Trenchless technologies have been a continual component of CDM design projects and the firm is proficient in all types of technologies, including tunneling, microtunneling, HDD, pipe rehabilitation, pipe bursting, ground freezing and pipe jacking.

CDM, 50 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139, Contact: John P. Schroeder P.E., Ph: (614) 847-8340; Fax: (614) 847-1699; E-mail: schroederjp@cdm.com; Web: www.cdm.com.

8. PB (Parsons and Brinckerhoff) 

Founded in 1885 and headquartered in New York City, PB is a leader in the development and operation of infrastructure to meet the needs of communities around the world. The firm provides strategic consulting, planning, engineering and program and construction management services to both public and private sector clients. PB offers a staff of more than 10,500 employees located in more than 150 offices worldwide, including some of the world's foremost authorities on tunnel engineering. For more than 120 years, PB has been a leader in the transit and transportation industry, beginning at the turn of the 20th century, when the company’s founder pioneered the use of cut-and-cover tunneling for the initial New York City subway system. The firm's commitment to exploring and developing innovative rail technology continues today.
PB, 1 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10119; Ph: (212) 465-5000; Fax: (212) 465-5096; E-mail: pbinfo@pbworld.com; Web: www.pbworld.com.

9. CH2M Hill


CH2M Hill is a multi-disciplined planning, design, management, construction and operations firm that is a global leader in water, wastewater, transportation, environmental, nuclear, energy and industrial projects. CH2M Hill has more than 350 offices worldwide and is a $3.8 billion in revenue company. With more than 24,000 staff based in more than 30 countries, the company recently completed design of a 15,000-ft intake tunnel at Lake Mead, which is located on the border of Nevada and Arizona. The tunnel was designed to be 300 to 450 ft deep and 20 ft in diameter. 

CH2M Hill, 9191 S. Jamaica St., Englewood, CO 80012-5946; Ph: (313) 771-0900; Fax: (720) 286-9250; E-mail: feedback@ch2m.com; Web: www.ch2m.com.

10. URS Corp.

URS is one of the largest engineering design firms worldwide and a leading U.S. federal government contractor. The company focuses primarily on providing professional and technical services in the engineering, construction services and defense markets. URS executes large and complex engineering projects and provides a comprehensive range of professional planning and design, systems engineering and technical assistance, program and construction management and operations and maintenance services. URS is organized into three divisions: the URS Division, the EG&G Division, which includes the operations of Lear Siegler Services and the Washington Division, with offices in the Americas, Middle-East, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Its broad-based expertise is a valued resource for federal, state and local government agencies, as well as businesses in the chemical, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, forest products, mining, oil and gas and utilities industries.

URS Corp., 1333 Broadway, Suite 800, Oakland, CA 94612, Ph: (510) 893-3600; Fax (510) 874-3268; E-mail: Carlos_Jaramillo@URSCorp.com; Web: www.urscorp.com.

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