Top 10 Survey Profiles

1. Jacobs Engineering Group    

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional, technical and construction services. With more than 57,000 employees and annual revenues exceeding $11 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. This broad scope of services allows the company’s trenchless work to include not only traditional water/wastewater work, but also pipeline work for the oil/gas industry, pulp and paper industry, electrical transmission and aerospace and defense industries. Jacobs provides engineering and construction services for all types of trenchless projects. Through recent acquisitions, Jacobs has grown in the number of trenchless projects currently being studied, under design or under construction with geographic coverage across the United States, as well as Europe and Southeast Asia.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., One Sundial Ave.,Suite 410, Manchester, NH 03103; Ph: (603) 666-7181; Fax: (603) 666-7185; E-mail:;  Web:

2. Hatch Mott MacDonald

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 1,900 staff across North America, supported by an additional 18,000 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 Dr., Suite 200, Cleveland, OH 44135; Ph: (216)535-3652; Fax: (216)265-2816; E-mail:;  Web:

3. 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 infrastructure sustainability, adapting state-of-the-art technologies to complex infrastructure problems involving clients’ buried assets. And with nearly 1,500 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; E-mail:; Web:

4. 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. With $3.2 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, 8400 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114; Ph: (913) 458-2000; Fax: (913) 458-3700;
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5. 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 been providing innovative engineering solutions throughout the world. From a three-person firm in Cambridge, Mass., CDM has grown to more than 4,200 worldwide. The company provides assistance to its clients in the following general areas:  water, wastewater and storm water management, environmental management, transportation, construction management, design-build, 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. In the past five years, CDM has designed trenchless technology projects that have resulted in more than $1 billion in construction projects.  
CDM, 50 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA 02139, Contact: John P. Schroeder P.E.; Ph: (614) 847-8340; Fax: (614) 847-1699; E-mail:; Web:

6. TBE Group

TBE Group offers a full range of subsurface utility engineering (SUE), three-dimensional underground imaging, professional utility coordination and surveying and mapping services. Throughout the United States and internationally, TBE associates are actively involved with industry associations and take part in the research and development of industry standards and guidelines. Due to this and extensive practical experience, TBE associates are sought internationally for speaking engagements. TBE is currently ranked #175 on Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) List of Top 500 Design Firms (2008) and has received numerous industry and civic awards. Headquartered in Clearwater, Fla., TBE has more than 40 offices providing services 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:; Web: Learn more about Subsurface Utility Engineering at

7. 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 $5.1 billion revenue company. With more than 26,000 staff based in more than 200 countries, the company recently completed design of 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;
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8. MWH

Headquartered in Broomfield, Colo., MWH is a private, employee-owned firm with approximately 6,000 employees worldwide. MWH trenchless and underground capabilities focus on water supply, wastewater/CSOs, hydropower, mining and infrastructure. MWH’s services include planning, geotechnical investigations, hydraulic modeling, design, risk management, construction management and program management 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:; Web:

9. Parsons Brinckerhoff

Founded in 1885 and headquartered in New York City, Parsons Brinckerhoff (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 13,000 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.

Parsons Brinckerhoff, 1 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10119; Ph: (212) 465-5000; Fax: (212) 465-5096; E-mail:; Web:

10. 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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