The Top 10 Engineering Firm Profiles

1. Hatch Mott MacDonald

Hatch Mott MacDonald (HMM) is a full-service transportation and water and 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 1,900 staff across North America, supported by an additional 18,000 staff worldwide. The company offers an extensive record of successfully completed trenchless and 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, 27 Bleeker St., Millburn, NJ 07041; Ph: (973) 379-3400; Fax: (973) 376-1072; E-mail:; Web:

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2. Jacobs Engineering Group

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional, technical and construction services. With more than 53,000 employees, 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, auger boring, pipe bursting, asset management, SSES, directional drilling and pipeline rehabilitation.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., 1111 South Arroyo Pkwy., Pasadena, CA 91109; Ph: (626) 578-3500; Fax: (626) 578-7174; E-mail:; Web:

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3. 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 180 offices worldwide and is a $6.4 billion revenue company. With more than 25,000 staff based in more than 85 countries, CH2M Hill’s services include engineering, consulting, planning, project development/finance, program management, design, construction management and operations.

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

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4. CDM

CDM is a consulting, engineering, construction and operations firm delivering exceptional service to public and private clients worldwide. Since 1947, CDM has been providing innovative solutions developed through strong client relationships of mutual trust and respect and a commitment to quality and integrity. From its founding as a three-person partnership, CDM has grown into a leading global firm of more than 4,500 employees who provide professional services in the core capabilities of water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities. 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, pipeline assessment, pipe rehabilitation, pipe bursting, ground freezing and pipe jacking.

CDM, 50 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139; Ph: (614) 847-8340; Fax: (614) 847-1699; E-mail:; Web:

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5. Malcolm Pirnie

Malcolm Pirnie Inc., a century-old environmental consulting firm, provides governmental and industrial clients with comprehensive services in water and wastewater engineering, solid and hazardous waste management, environmental sciences and, through its Red Oak Consulting Division, management and IT consulting. With a diversified staff of more than 1,700 engineers, scientists and consultants in 60-plus offices nationwide, Pirnie has won more than 200 professional awards for project excellence.

Malcolm Pirnie Inc., Box 751, 104 Corporate Park Dr., White Plains, NY 10602; Ph: (800) 759-5020; Fax: (914) 694-9286; E-mail:; Web:

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6. MWH Global

With a rich legacy that dates back to 1844 and more than 7,000 employees in 197 offices on six continents, MWH offers a multi-disciplined global team of program managers, business consultants, engineers, geologists, operators, scientists, technologists and regulatory experts who provide solutions to the world’s most challenging wet infrastructure projects. With a focus on “Building a Better World,” MWH has engaged in the engineering, construction, financing and management of some of the world’s largest and most technically significant wet infrastructure projects for its client base of more than 4,000 municipalities, governments, multi-national corporations and industries.

MWH Global, 380 Interlocken Crescent, Suite 200, Broomfield, CO 80021; Ph: (303) 533-1900; Fax: (303) 533-1901; E-mail:; Web:

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7. Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction 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 provide sustainable benefits. Solutions are provided from the 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.

Black & Veatch, 8400 Ward Pkwy., Kansas City, MO 64114; Ph: (913) 458-2000; Fax: (913) 458-3700; E-mail:; Web:

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8. Brown and Caldwell

Brown and Caldwell has a 61-year history of delivering effective, economical and environmentally compatible solutions to infrastructure challenges. The firm is a recognized leader in infrastructure sustainability, adapting state-of-the-art technologies to complex infrastructure problems involving clients’ buried assets. And with nearly 1,500 employees and 50 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; E-mail:, (407) 661-9510; Web:

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9. Cardno TBE

In 2008, subsurface utility engineering leader, TBE Group merged with Cardno, a leading physical and social infrastructure consulting firm with more than 3,000 staff worldwide and projects in more than 60 countries. Recently, TBE Group has rebranded itself Cardno TBE. Cardno TBE offers a full range of subsurface utility engineering, three-dimensional underground imaging, professional utility coordination, surveying & mapping, trenchless rehabilitation and construction of new pipelines. Headquartered in Clearwater, Fla., Cardno TBE has more than 40 offices providing services throughout the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom.

Cardno TBE, 380 Park Place Blvd., Suite 300, Clearwater, FL 33759; Ph: (800) 861-8314; Fax: (727) 431-1701; E-mail:; Web:

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10. URS Corp.

URS Corp., ranked as one of the ENR top 3 firms for the past decade, is a fully integrated engineering, construction, environmental and technical services firm, with capabilities to support the full project life-cycle — from inception through startup to decommissioning and closure. The new URS is a consolidation of legacy firms spanning a century, now 55,000 employees organized in three divisions: URS Division- Planning, Engineering and Design Services; Washington Division-EPCM and Turnkey D-B Construction; and the EG&G Division-Operations and Maintenance. With more than 300 offices worldwide, URS has the capacity to assist its clients in developing sound innovative trenchless solutions in permitting, design and construction.

URS Corp., 756 E Winchester St., Ste. 400 Salt Lake City, UT 84107 Ph: (801) 904-4000; Fax: (801) 904-4100; E-mail:; Web:

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