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Each year, Black & Veatch is recognized for our performance and culture. 

Awards & Rankings

Each year, Black & Veatch is recognized for our performance and culture. Here is a sampling of the over 80 awards Black & Veatch has received from various customers, distributors, institutes and other stakeholders.

 

Engineering News Record

Each year, Engineering News-Record (ENR) administers a series of surveys to large professional service/construction companies and uses the results to create Top Lists that rank organizations by revenue.

Black & Veatch is currently ranked 12th in ENR's Top 500 Design Firms.

In addition to these lists, ENR also publishes a number of Sourcebooks that provide more detailed rankings for nearly 50 specific market categories.  The results of Black & Veatch’s current rankings are listed below.

Overall Rankings in 2019

Below is a list of Black & Veatch’s overall ENR rankings for 2019 to date. These rankings are based upon Black & Veatch’s 2018 revenue totals.

  • Ranked 12 in Top 500 Design Firms
  • Ranked 12 in Top 100 Design-Build Firms
  • Ranked 15 in Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms
  • Ranked 20 in Top 50 Program Management Firms
  • Ranked 27 in Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • Ranked 36 in Top 225 International Design Firms

2019 Top Design Firms

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Design Firms Sourcebook. The Top Design Firms Sourcebook provides market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based architectural and engineering firms in eight major industry sectors. This sourcebook also ranks design firms in almost 50 specific project types. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2019.

OVERALL

  • Ranked 12 in Top 500 Design Firms

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN POWER

  • Ranked 2 in Top 50 Power
  • Ranked 2 in Top 25 Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 2 in Top 10 Solar Power
  • Ranked 2 in Top 5 Operation and Maintenance
  • Ranked 4 in Top 10 Hydro Plants
  • Ranked 5 in Top 25 Transmission and Distribution
  • Ranked 8 in Top 10 Co-generation
  • Ranked 8 in Top 15 Nuclear

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 9 in Top 25 Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
  • Ranked 22 in Top 50 Petroleum

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 3 in Top 25 Sanitary and Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 5 in Top 50 Water Supply
  • Ranked 5 in Top 20 Water Treatment, Desalination Plants
  • Ranked 6 in Top 50 Sewer and Waste
  • Ranked 6 in Top 25 Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Ranked 6 in Top 20 Water Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
  • Ranked 10 in Top 10 Solid Waste
  • Ranked 12 in Top 15 Dams and Reservoirs
  • Ranked 16 in Top 20 Chemical and Soil Remediation
  • Ranked 44 in Top 50 Hazardous Waste

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN MANUFACTURING, TELECOM

  • Ranked 1 in Top 50 Telecommunications
  • Ranked 1 in Top 5 Transmission Lines and Cabling
  • Ranked 2 in Top 10 Towers and Antennae

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN GENERAL BUILDING

  • Ranked 7 in Top 25 Government Offices

Overall Rankings in 2018

Below is a list of Black & Veatch’s overall ENR rankings for 2018 to date. These rankings are based upon Black & Veatch’s 2017 revenue totals.

  • Ranked 10 in Top 500 Design Firms
  • Ranked 11 in Top 50 Designers in International Markets
  • Ranked 11 in Top 100 Design-Build Firms
  • Ranked 14 in Top 200 Environmental Firms
  • Ranked 17 in Top 50 Program Management Firms
  • Ranked 18 in Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms
  • Ranked 27 in Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • Ranked 39 in Top 225 International Design Firms
  • Ranked 139 in Top 250 International Contractors
  • Ranked 152 in Top 250 Global Contractors

2018 Top Design Firms

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Design Firms Sourcebook. The Top Design Firms Sourcebook provides market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based architectural and engineering firms in eight major industry sectors. This sourcebook also ranks design firms in almost 50 specific project types. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2018.

OVERALL

  • Ranked 10 in Top 500 Design Firms

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN POWER

  • Ranked 1 in Top 25 Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 1 in Top 10 Solar Power
  • Ranked 2 in Top 50 Power
  • Ranked 3 in Top 5 Operation and Maintenance
  • Ranked 4 in Top 25 Transmission and Distribution
  • Ranked 6 in Top 10 Hydro Plants
  • Ranked 9 in Top 10 Co-generation
  • Ranked 10 in Top 15 Nuclear
  • Ranked 10 in Top 10 Wind Power

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 7 in Top 10 Maintenance, Including Turnarounds
  • Ranked 10 in Top 25 Refineries and Petrochemical Plants 
  • Ranked 29 in Top 50 Petroleum

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 4 in Top 50 Water Supply 
  • Ranked 4 in Top 50 Sewer and Waste
  • Ranked 4 in Top 20 Water Treatment, Desalination Plants
  • Ranked 4 in Top 25 Sanitary and Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 4 in Top 25 Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Ranked 6 in Top 20 Water Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
  • Ranked 8 in Top 15 Dams and Reservoirs
  • Ranked 9 in Top 10 Solid Waste
  • Ranked 19 in Top 20 Chemical and Soil Remediation
  • Ranked 39 in Top 50 Hazardous Waste 

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN MANUFACTURING, TELECOM

  • Ranked 1 in Top 50 Telecommunications
  • Ranked 1 in Top 5 Transmission Lines and Cabling
  • Ranked 1 in Top 10 Towers and Antennae

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN GENERAL BUILDING

  • Ranked 4 in Top 25 Government Offices

2018 Top Contractors

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Contractors Sourcebook. The Top Contractors Sourcebook includes market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based general contractors in major industry sectors and ranks contractors in 53 specific project types. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2018.

OVERALL

  • Ranked 40 in Top 400 Contractors

TOP CONTRACTORS IN POWER

  • Ranked 4 in Top 25 Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 7 in Top 10 Nuclear Plants
  • Ranked 5 in Top 15 Transmission & Distribution
  • Ranked 7 in Top 15 Solar Power
  • Ranked 7 in Top 50 Power

TOP CONTRACTORS IN PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 20 in Top 25 Refineries & Petrochemicals Plants
  • Ranked 33 in Top 50 Petroleum

TOP CONTRACTORS IN ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 10 in Top 15 in Sanitary & Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 11 in Top 50 Sewerage and Solid Waste
  • Ranked 10 in Top 25 Water Treatment, Desalination Plants
  • Ranked 13 in Top 25 Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Ranked 26 in Top 50 Water Supply

TOP CONTRACTORS IN MANUFACTURING, TELECOM

  • Ranked 1 in Top 5 Towers & Antennae
  • Ranked 3 in Top 5 Transmission Lines
  • Ranked 6 in Top 25 Telecommunications

2017 Top Environmental Firms Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes The Green Sourcebook. The Green Sourcebook ranks The Top 200 Environmental Firms, Top 100 Green Design Firms and Top 100 Green Contractors based on sector revenue. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2017.

OVERALL

  • Ranked 17 in Top 200 Environmental Firms
  • Ranked 38 in Top 100 Green Building Design Firms

TOP FIRMS BY MARKET SEGMENT

  • Ranked 5 in Top 20 Firms in Wastewater Treatment
  • Ranked 10 in Top 10 Firms in Air Quality
  • Ranked 11 in Top 20 Firms in Water Treatment/Supply 

TOP FIRMS BY TYPE OF WORK

  • Ranked 9 in Top 10 Firms in Engineering/Design

TOP FIRMS BY TYPE OF CLIENT

  • Ranked 8 in Top 10 State/Local Firms

TOP 20 FIRMS WORKING IN NON-U.S. LOCATIONS

  • Ranked 14 in Top 20 Firms Working in Non-U.S. Locations

2017 Top Contractors

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Contractors Sourcebook. The Top Contractors Sourcebook includes market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based general contractors in major industry sectors and ranks contractors in 53 specific project types. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2017.

OVERALL

  • Ranked 41 in Top 400 Contractors

TOP CONTRACTORS IN POWER

  • Ranked 3 in Top 25 Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 6 in Top 10 Nuclear Plants
  • Ranked 6 in Top 15 Transmission & Distribution
  • Ranked 7 in Top 10 Solar Power
  • Ranked 9 in Top 50 Power Contractors
  • Ranked 12 in Top 15 Co-Generation

TOP CONTRACTORS IN PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 16 in Top 25 Refineries & Petrochemicals Plants
  • Ranked 33 in Top 50 Petroleum Contractors

TOP CONTRACTORS IN ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 5 in Top 15 in Sanitary & Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 12 in Top 50 Sewerage and Solid Waste
  • Ranked 16 in Top 25 Water Treatment, Desalination Plants
  • Ranked 18 in Top 25 Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Ranked 37 in Top 50 Water Supply

TOP CONTRACTORS IN MANUFACTURING, TELECOM

  • Ranked 1 in Top 5 Towers & Antennae
  • Ranked 4 in Top 5 Transmission Lines
  • Ranked 6 in Top 25 Telecommunications

2017 Top International/Global Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Global Sourcebook. This Sourcebook provides editorial overviews, outlooks and rankings of the Top International Contractors and Design Firms in nine regional markets and market analyses in eight major industry sectors. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2017.

OVERALL RANKINGS

  • Ranked 30 in Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • Ranked 43 in Top 225 International Design Firms
  • Ranked 141 in Top 250 Global Contractors
  • Ranked 157 in Top 250 International Contractors

TOP GENERAL BUILDING INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FIRMS

  • Ranked 24 in Top 25 Government Offices

TOP POWER INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FIRMS

  • Ranked 3 in Top 25 Fossil Fuels
  • Ranked 10 in Top 10 Cogeneration
  • Ranked 12 in Top 50 Power

TOP PETROLEUM INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FIRMS

  • Ranked 15 in Top 25 Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
  • Ranked 36 in Top 50 Petroleum

TOP ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FIRMS

  • Ranked 5 in Top 25 Wastewater Treatment
  • Ranked 5 in Top 25 Water Treatment and Desalination
  • Ranked 6 in Top 15 Sanitary and Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 7 in Top 50 Water Supply
  • Ranked 9 in Top 25 Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
  • Ranked 10 in Top 50 Sewer & Solid Waste

TOP POWER INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTORS

  • Ranked 8 in Top 10 Cogeneration
  • Ranked 48 in Top 50 Power

TOP ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTORS

  • Ranked 8 in Top 25 Wastewater Treatment
  • Ranked 8 in Top 15 Sanitary and Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 10 in Top 50 Sewer & Solid Waste
  • Ranked 20 in Top 25 Water Treatment and Desalination

Overall Rankings in 2016

Below is a list of Black & Veatch’s overall ENR rankings for 2016 to date. These rankings are based upon Black & Veatch’s 2015 revenue totals.

  • Ranked 9 in the Top 10 International Providers for the Water Market
  • Ranked 10 in Top 100 Design-Build Firms
  • Ranked 14 in Top 20 Firms in Combined Design and CM-PM Professional Service Revenue
  • Ranked 15 in Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad
  • Ranked 15 in Top 500 Design Firms
  • Ranked 15 in Top 50 Designers in International Markets
  • Ranked 16 in Top 50 Program Management Firms
  • Ranked 16 out of Top 200 Environmental Firms
  • Ranked 20 in Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee/PM Firms
  • Ranked 31 in the Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • Ranked 40 in Top 400 Contractors
  • Ranked 46 in the Top 225 International Design Firms
  • Ranked 62 in Top 100 Green Building Design Firms
  • Ranked 75 in the Top 100 Contractors by New Contracts
  • Ranked 149 in Top 250 International Contractors
  • Ranked 154 in Top 250 Global Contractors

2016 Top Design Firms Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Design Firms Sourcebook. The Top Design Firms Sourcebook provides market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based architectural and engineering firms in eight major industry sectors. This sourcebook also ranks design firms in almost 50 specific project types. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2016.

OVERALL RANKINGS

  • Ranked 15 in Top 500 Design Firms

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN POWER

  • Ranked 1 out of Top 25 in Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 2 out of Top 25 in Power
  • Ranked 3 out of Top 10 in Transmission and Distribution Plants
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 5 in Hydro Plants

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 10 out of Top 25 in Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
  • Ranked 24 out of Top 25 in Design Firms in Petroleum

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 3 out of Top 5 in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 10 in Water Supply
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 5 in Water Treatment and Desalination Plants
  • Ranked 8 out of Top 10 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Ranked 9 out of Top 10 in Sewerage and Solid Waste

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN MANUFACTURING, TELECOM

  • Ranked 1 out of Top 5 in Towers and Antennae
  • Ranked 2 out of Top 15 in Telecommunications

2016 Top Environmental Firms Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes The Green Sourcebook. The Green Sourcebook ranks The Top 200 Environmental Firms, Top 100 Green Design Firms and Top 100 Green Contractors based on sector revenue. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2016.

OVERALL RANKINGS

  • Ranked 16 out of Top 200 Environmental Firms

TOP FIRMS BY MARKET SEGMENT

  • Ranked 6 out of Top 10 Firms in Air Quality
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 20 Firms in Wastewater Treatment
  • Ranked 14 out of Top 20 Firms in Water Treatment/Supply

TOP FIRMS BY TYPE OF WORK

  • Ranked 8 out of Top 10 Firms in Engineering/Design

TOP 20 FIRMS WORKING IN NON-U.S. LOCATIONS

  • Ranked 15 out of Top 20 Firms Working in Non-U.S. Locations

2016 Top Contractors Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Contractors Sourcebook. The Top Contractors Sourcebook includes market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based general contractors in major industry sectors and ranks contractors in 53 specific project types. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2016.

OVERALL RANKING

  • Ranked 40 out of Top 400 Contractors

TOP CONTRACTORS IN POWER 

  • Ranked 3 out of Top 15 in Transmission and Distribution
  • Ranked 4 out of Top 25 in Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 9 out of Top 50 in Power
  • Ranked 13 out of Top 15 in Co-Generation
  • Ranked 14 out of Top 15 for Solar

TOP CONTRACTORS IN PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 16 out of Top 25 in Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
  • Ranked 26 out of Top 50 in Petroleum 

TOP CONTRACTORS IN ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 11 out of Top 50 in Sewage and Solid Waste
  • Ranked 11 out of Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Ranked 11 out of Top 15 in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 14 out of Top 25 in Water Treatment and Desal Plants
  • Ranked 28 out of Top 50 in Water Supply 

TOP CONTRACTORS IN MANUFACTURING, TELECOM

  • Ranked 1 out of Top 5 in Antennae and Towers
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 5 in Transmission Lines
  • Ranked 7 out of Top 25 in Telecommunications

2016 Top International/Global Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Global Sourcebook. This Sourcebook provides editorial overviews, outlooks and rankings of the Top International Contractors and Design Firms in nine regional markets and market analyses in eight major industry sectors. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2016.

OVERALL RANKINGS

  • Ranked 31 in the Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • Ranked 46 in the Top 225 International Design Firms

GENERAL BUILDING

  • Ranked 22 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Government Offices

POWER

  • Ranked 3 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 9 out of Top 10 International Design Firms in Cogeneration
  • Ranked 16 out of Top 50 International Design Firms in Power

PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 20 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
  • Ranked 43 out of Top 50 International Design Firms in Petroleum

ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 3 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Water Treatment and Desalination
  • Ranked 6 out of Top 25 International Contractors in Water Treatment and Desalination 
  • Ranked 7 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Wastewater Treatment
  • Ranked 9 out of Top 50 International Design Firms in Water Supply
  • Ranked 10 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
  • Ranked 12 out of Top 15 International Contractors in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 14 out of Top 50 International Design Firms in Sewer and Solid Waste
  • Ranked 14 out of Top 15 International Design Firms in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 15 out of Top 50 International Contractors in Sewer and Solid Waste
  • Ranked 17 out of Top 25 International Contractors in Wastewater Treatment

Overall Rankings in 2015

Below is a list of Black & Veatch’s overall ENR rankings for 2015. These rankings are based upon Black & Veatch’s 2014 revenue totals.

  • Ranked 9 in Top 100 Design-Build Firms
  • Ranked 12 in Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad
  • Ranked 13 in Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee and Program Management Firms
  • Ranked 14 in Top 200 Environmental Firms
  • Ranked 15 in Top 500 Design Firms
  • Ranked 16 in Top 20 Firms in Combined Design and CM/PM Professional Service Revenue
  • Ranked 16 in Top 50 Program Management Firms
  • Ranked 32 in Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • Ranked 39 in Top 400 Contractors
  • Ranked 44 in Top 225 International Design Firms
  • Ranked 48 in the Top 100 Contractors by New Contracts
  • Ranked 135 in Top 250 International Contractors
  • Ranked 157 in Top 250 Global Contractors

2015 Top Design Firms Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Design Firms Sourcebook. The Top Design Firms Sourcebook provides market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based architectural and engineering firms in eight major industry sectors. This sourcebook also ranks design firms in almost 50 specific project types. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2015.

OVERALL RANKINGS

  • Ranked 15 in Top 500 Design Firms

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN GENERAL BUILDING

  • Ranked 15 in Top 25 in Government Offices

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN POWER

  • Ranked 2 out of Top 25 in Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 4 out of Top 50 in Power
  • Ranked 4 out of Top 25 in Transmission and Distribution Plants
  • Ranked 4 out of Top 10 in Co-Generation
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 10 in Hydroplants
  • Ranked 8 out of Top 20 in Nuclear Plants

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 13 out of Top 25 in Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
  • Ranked 27 out of Top 50 in Design Firms in Petroleum

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 2 out of Top 20 in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 50 in Water Supply
  • Ranked 6 out of The Top 10 International Design Firms by Market-Water
  • Ranked 6 out of Top 25 in Sanitary and Storm Sewers
  • Ranked 6 out of Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Ranked 7 out of Top 20 in Water Treatment, Desalination Plants
  • Ranked 8 out of Top 50 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
  • Ranked 14 out of Top 15 in Dams and Reservoirs
  • Ranked 16 out of Top 20 in Chemical and Soil Remediation
  • Ranked 36 out of Top 50 in Hazardous Waste

TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN MANUFACTURING, TELECOM

  • Ranked 1 out of Top 50 in Telecommunications
  • Ranked 1 out of Top 10 in Towers and Antennae
  • Ranked 4 out of Top 5 in Transmission Lines and Cabling  

2015 Top Environmental Firms Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes The Green Sourcebook. The Green Sourcebook ranks The Top 200 Environmental Firms, Top 100 Green Design Firms and Top 100 Green Contractors based on sector revenue. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2015.

OVERALL 

  • Ranked 14 out of Top 200 Environmental Firms
  • Ranked 53 out of Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms

TOP FIRMS BY MARKET SEGMENT

  • Ranked 4 out of Top 10 Firms in Air Quality
  • Ranked 7 out of Top 20 Firms in Wastewater Treatment
  • Ranked 10 out of Top 20 Firms in Water Treatment/Supply

TOP FIRMS BY TYPE OF WORK

  • Ranked 8 out of Top 10 Firms in Engineering/Design
  • Ranked 9 out of Top 10 Firms in Construction/Remediation

TOP 20 FIRMS WORKING IN NON-U.S. LOCATIONS

  • Ranked 11 out of Top 20 Firms Working in Non-U.S. Locations

2015 Top Contractors Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Contractors Sourcebook. The Top Contractors Sourcebook includes market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based general contractors in major industry sectors and ranks contractors in 53 specific project types. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2015.

OVERALL RANKING

  • Ranked 39 out of The Top 400 Contractors

TOP CONTRACTORS IN POWER

  • Ranked 4 out of Top 15 in Transmission and Distribution
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 25 in Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 8 out of Top 50 in Power
  • Ranked 9 out of Top 10 in Hydroplants
  • Ranked 12 out of Top 15 in Cogeneration

TOP CONTRACTORS IN PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 18 out of Top 25 in Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
  • Ranked 33 out of Top 50 in Petroleum

TOP CONTRACTORS IN ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 1 out of Top 5 in Solid Waste
  • Ranked 10 out of Top 25 in Water Treatment and Desal Plants
  • Ranked 12 out of Top 25 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Ranked 14 out of Top 50 in Sewerage and Solid Waste
  • Ranked 16 out of Top 50 in Water Supply

TOP CONTRACTORS IN MANUFACTURING, TELECOM

  • Ranked 1 out of Top 5 in Towers and Antennae
  • Ranked 4 out of Top 25 in Telecommunications

2015 Top International/Global Rankings

Each year, ENR publishes the Top Global Sourcebook. This Sourcebook provides editorial overviews, outlooks and rankings of the Top International Contractors and Design Firms in nine regional markets and market analyses in eight major industry sectors. Below are the rankings for Black & Veatch in 2015.

OVERALL RANKINGS

  • Ranked 32 out of Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • Ranked 44 out of Top 225 International Design Firms
  • Ranked 135 out of Top 250 International Contractors
  • Ranked 157 out of Top 250 Global Contractors

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

  • Ranked 20 out of Top 21 International Design Firms in Telecommunications

POWER

  • Ranked 5 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 10 International Design Firms in Cogeneration
  • Ranked 9 out of Top 10 International Design Firms in Nuclear Plants
  • Ranked 9 out of Top 10 International Contractors in Nuclear Plants
  • Ranked 12 out of Top 50 International Design Firms in Power
  • Ranked 19 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Transmission and Distribution
  • Ranked 25 out of Top 25 International Contractors in Fossil Fuel
  • Ranked 45 out of Top 50 International Contractors in Power

PETROLEUM

  • Ranked 21 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
  • Ranked 48 out of Top 50 International Design Firms in Petroleum

ENVIRONMENT

  • Ranked 4 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Transmission Lines and Aqueducts
  • Ranked 4 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Water Treatment and Desalination
  • Ranked 5 out of Top 25 International Contractors in Wastewater Treatment
  • Ranked 6 out of Top 50 International Design Firms in Water Supply
  • Ranked 8 out of Top 10 International Contractors in Solid Waste
  • Ranked 8 out of Top 25 International Contractors in Water Treatment and Desalination
  • Ranked 13 out of Top 25 International Design Firms in Wastewater Treatment
  • Ranked 16 out of Top 20 International Design Firms in Dams and Reservoirs
  • Ranked 19 out of Top 50 International Contractors in Sewer
  • Ranked 21 out of Top 50 International Design Firms in Sewer
  • Ranked 32 out of Top 50 International Contractors in Water Supply

Company & Brand

 
2019 Forbes Best Large EmployersForbes 2019 | Black & Veatch Named Amongst America's Best Employers

Black & Veatch was recognized in the Forbes ranking as one of America’s Best Large Employers. Based on the opinions of 30,000 Americans, Statista determined the ranking of companies with more than 5,000 employees.

 

 

Forbes Best Employers for Diversity
Forbes 2019 | Black & Veatch Ranked as One of America's Best Employers for Diversity

Black & Veatch has been named to Forbes list of the best employers for diversity in America. 30,000 U.S. employees  inform the list, answering questions about diversity, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age and disability. 

 

 

Forbes Best Employers for Women
Forbes 2019 | Black & Veatch Ranked as One of America's Best Employers for Women

Black & Veatch has been named to Forbes annual ranking of America’s best employers for women. The list was compiled by surveying 60,000 Americans, including 40,000 women, working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees.

 

 

Human Right CampaignBlack & Veatch Scores 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index

Black & Veatch recently received a 100 percent score from the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index, the HRC’s benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees. 

 

 

KC Chamber Champion for Diversity AwardKansas City’s Chamber of Commerce Honors Black & Veatch’s Diversity, Inclusion Emphasis

Black & Veatch was named winner of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s “Champion of Diversity” award, presented to a regional business “that has made a durable commitment to embracing diversity in their workplace, diversity supplier partnerships, and the community.”

 

 

CEO Action for Diversity & InclusionBlack & Veatch CEO’s Signature Cements Commitment to Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Diverse and inclusive workplaces promote better decision making, economic growth and professional development. Chief Executive Officer Steve Edwards has joined the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

 

Mid America Asian Culture AssociationDiversity and Inclusion Efforts Earn Black & Veatch Honor from Midwest Asian Culture Group

Black & Veatch won the Mid-America Asian Culture Association’s “Employer Diversity Excellence Award,” given to a business that cultivates an inviting multicultural workplace and “commits to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion and identity.”

 

 

Ingrams Best Places to WorkBlack & Veatch Named to Ingram’s 'Best Companies to Work For' List

Ingram’s chose Black & Veatch based on its commitment to developing professionals through multiple leadership, performance and career development opportunities as well as a strong focus on client satisfaction, diversity and inclusion and community service.

Our Work

Hong Kong International Airport’s Trenchless Pipeline Installation Wins International Award

The International Society for Trenchless Technology has selected the Horizontal Directional Drilling Installation at Hong Kong International Airport to receive the 2018 No-Dig Award in the Project Award category. 

Black & Veatch Manages Award-Winning Customer Care and Billing System Implementation

Avista Corp, an energy production, transmission and distribution company, has been honored with the ‘Expanding Excellence Award’ for Best Customer Information Service Implementation, Level I, at CS Week 2016. Black & Veatch was the Program Manager for the award-winning Oracle Customer Care & Billing and IBM Maximo system project.

Black & Veatch Earns Honors in Hong Kong Industry Award

Black & Veatch is the bronze winner in the Innovative Enterprise category in the HSBC x HKET Innovative Business Award 2018. The HSBC x HKET Innovative Business Award is organized by HSBC Commercial Banking and Hong Kong Economic Times (HKET). It recognizes Hong Kong businesses which have successfully grown beyond boundaries through innovation and technology. The organizers received more than 200 entries for the awards.

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