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Awards and Rankings

2019

2019 ACEC Michigan Vernon B. Spalding Leadership Award

Honors professionals who have contributed to the quality of life in communities and made an impact on the engineering and surveying industry.

2019 ACEC Michigan Young Professional of the Year Award

Lindsey Kerkez, PE

The award recognizes engineers for their positive contributions to the profession and society.

2019 APWA Michigan Downriver Branch Award

City of Romulus – Ecorse Rd Reconstruction; Vining to Merriman

Awarded for public works excellence in the "Transportation $5 to $25 million" category.

2019 Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Places to Work

Ranking: 20

Recognized for our proactive employee wellness campaign, benefits and engaged workforce.

2019 Engineering-News Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms

Ranking: 251

Ranks the largest design firms nationwide according to revenue for design services.

2019 Gallup Great Workplace

Celebrates elite organizations that have proven their ability to achieve exceptionally high levels of workplace engagement by investing in their people.

2019 Rising Star in Civil Engineering

This award from Civil + Structural Engineer magazine recognizes exceptional engineers, age 40 years old or younger.

2019 Zweig Group Best Firms to Work For

Ranking: 24

The competition ranks firms on workplace culture, benefits, and employee satisfaction.

2019 Zweig Group Hot Firms List

Ranking: 63

The competition recognizes the 100 fastest-growing firms which help build their communities.
2018

2018 ACEC Michigan Engineering Honorable Conceptor Award

Midland County GRS-IBS Program

ACEC’s statewide awards competition recognizes projects with innovative, cost-effective solutions.

2018 ACEC Michigan Surveying Eminent Conceptor Award

Midland County Emergency UAS/GIS Flood Damage Assessment

ACEC’s statewide awards competition recognizes projects with innovative, cost-effective solutions.

2018 ACEC Ohio Engineering Honor Award

Newark Downtown Revitalization

The statewide competition selects award winners based on overall engineering excellence.

2018 APWA Michigan Project of the Year

U.S. 41 & Quincy Streetscape

Awarded in the "Historical Restoration/Preservation $5 Million to $25 Million" category.

2018 American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) Central Ohio Project of the Year & Peers Choice Award

Awarded in the "Over $5M Construction Cost" category.

2018 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation

Celebrates achievement and success in empowering employees’ lives through rich heritage and culture.

2018 Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Places to Work

Ranking: 11

Recognized for our proactive employee wellness campaign, benefits and engaged workforce.

2018 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest Top Design Firms

Ranking: 26 

Ranks design firms in the Midwest based on design-specific revenue.

2018 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms

Ranking: 274

Ranks the largest design firms nationwide according to revenue for design services.

2018 Metro Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

The competition identifies organizations that display a commitment to excellence.

2018 Michigan Planning Excellence Award

The Michigan Association of Planning honors efforts to transform communities of all sizes.

2018 SE Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) Regional Showcase Award

The Matthaei Botanical Gardens Trail

This award is for projects that contribute to the vision of a connected, thriving region.

2018 Watershed Management Professional of the Year

The MWEA recognizes efforts in promoting watershed management and protection activities.

2018 Zweig Group Hot Firm List

Ranking: 59

The competition recognizes the 100 fastest-growing firms which help build their communities.
2017

2017 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest Top Design Firms

Ranking: 31

Engineering News-Record ranks the top 110 largest design firms in the Midwest.

2017 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms

Ranking: 289

The ENR ranks the largest design firms nationwide according to revenue for design services.

2017 Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

The competition identifies organizations that display a commitment to excellence.

2017 Zweig Group Hot Firm List

Ranking: 25

The competition recognizes the 100 fastest-growing firms which help build their communities.
2016

2016 APWA Michigan Public Works Project of the Year

Great Lakes Water Authority Formation

Awarded for excellence in the "Governmental Cooperation less than $1 million" category.

2016 APWA Michigan Public Works Project of the Year

West Park Drive Water Storage Reservoir

Awarded for public works excellence in the "Structures $1 to $5 million" category.

2016 APWA Michigan Public Works Project of the Year

Awarded for public works excellence in the "Structures $5 to $25 million" category.

2016 Columbus CEO's Top Workplaces in Central Ohio

OHM Advisors recognized as one of the Columbus region's Top Workplaces.

2016 Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Places to Work

Ranking: 26

Recognized for our proactive employee wellness campaign, flexibility and passion.

2016 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest Top Design Firms

Engineering News-Record ranks the largest designs firms based on design-specific revenue.

2016 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms

The ENR ranks the largest design firms nationwide according to revenue for design services.

2016 Michigan's Best & Brightest in Wellness

OHM Advisors awarded for providing opportunities/incentives for employee health.

2016 Trenchless Technology Top 50 Trenchless Design Firms

Ranking: 39

Top 50 design firms based on reported North American trenchless project billings.

2016 Zweig Group Best Firms To Work For

Ranking: 49

The competition ranks firms on workplace culture, benefits, and employee satisfaction.

2016 Zweig Group Hot Firm List

Ranking: 15

The competition recognizes the 100 fastest-growing firms which help build their communities.
2015

2015 APWA Michigan Project of the Year

The Nine Mile Pathway

Awarded for promoting excellence in the management and administration of public works.

2015 ASHE Central Ohio Project of the Year

Spring and Long Street Multimodal Conversion

Recognized as an outstanding highway project in the "Under $5M Construction Cost" category.

2015 Crain's Detroit Private 200

OHM Advisors was listed as one of Crain's largest privately held companies in Southeast Michigan.

2015 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest Top Design Firms

Engineering News-Record ranks the largest designs firms based on design-specific revenue.

2015 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms

Ranking: 340

The ENR ranks the largest design firms nationwide according to revenue for design services.

2015 Metro Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

The competition identifies organizations that display a commitment to excellence.

2015 MML Community Excellence Award

This award celebrates innovative placemaking projects in Michigan communities.
2014

2014 ACEC Michigan Merit Award

Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) Force-Main Deicing Discharge System

ACEC's Merit Awards recognize projects that demonstrate innovation, complexity and value.

2014 ACEC Michigan Vernon B. Spalding Leadership Award

Ernie Orchard, PE

Former OHM Advisors President was awarded for outstanding leadership contributions.

2014 Crain's Detroit Business Cool Places to Work

Named one of 75 companies to go the extra mile with employee appreciation.

2014 Michigan Concrete Award of Excellence

Geddes and Ridge Roads Intersection Improvements

The MCA honored this outstanding concrete project in the "Intersections" category.

2014 Michigan Concrete Award of Excellence

M-26 Granitoid Pavement Project

The MCA honored this outstanding concrete project in the "Innovative" category.

2014 Trenchless Technology Top 50 Trenchless Design Firms

Ranking: 36

Top 50 design firms based on reported North American trenchless project billings.
2013

2013 ACEC Michigan Firm of the Year

Awarded for the second time for demonstrated leadership in engineering.

2013 Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners (MACDC) Innovation and Excellence Award

Malletts Creek County Farm Drain Restoration

This award recognizes creative and innovative accomplishments of MACDC members.
2012

2012 ACEC Michigan Young Professional of the Year Award

The award recognizes engineers for their positive contributions to the profession and society.

2012 ASCE Michigan Civil Engineering Project of the Year Award

Oakland-Macomb Interceptor Drain (OMID) Segment 1

This project "represents the greatest contribution to civil engineering progress and mankind."

2012 ASCE Michigan Young Civil Engineer of the Year Award

Patrick Droze, PE

Awarded to a young civil engineer who has demonstrated significant leadership and service.

2012 National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials Project Award

The Rolling Hills Accessibility Project

This award honors excellence in parks and recreation throughout the nation.

2012 Rising Star in Structural Engineering

This award recognizes exceptional structural engineers 40 years old or younger.
2011

2011 APWA Metro Detroit Branch Award

Grand River Avenue Streetscape, City of Farmington, MI

Awarded for public works excellence in the "Transportation" category.

2011 APWA Michigan Project of the Year Award

Grand River Avenue Streetscape, City of Farmington, MI

Awarded for public works excellence in the "Best Streetscape under $5 million" category.

2011 AWWA Consultant Appreciation Award

OHM Advisors honored for hard work and effort for long-term improvements to water quality.

2011 Michigan Concrete Award of Excellence

Harrison and Hildebrandt Roads (City of Romulus), Pavement Reconstruction with Water Main/Drainage Improvements

MCA's "Excellence in Concrete" awards program honors outstanding concrete projects.

2011 Michigan Concrete Award of Excellence

Squirrel Road Rehabilitation (City of Auburn Hills), Concrete Overlay: Cost Effective Rehabilitation

MCA's "Excellence in Concrete" awards program honors outstanding concrete projects.

2011 Michigan Concrete Award of Excellence

Hamlin Road Boulevard and Roundabout (City of Rochester Hills), Increased Corridor Serviceability

MCA's "Excellence in Concrete" awards program honors outstanding concrete projects.