Top 19 of 2019

Dec 31, 2019

2019 was full of notable events here at U.S. Engineering thanks to the dedication of our incredible team. As we look forward to 2020, it’s also important to take a look back. Here’s our Top 19 of 2019!

1. May – U.S. Engineering enters the Kansas City Business Journal Hall of Champions

The Kansas City Business Journal (KCBJ) chose U.S. Engineering as a 2019 Champion of Business and inducted the company, as a three-time award recipient, into the Hall of Champions.

2. June – Denver Business Journal Names U.S. Engineering a Best Place to Work

U.S. Engineering was named in the Denver Business Journal’s 2019 Best Places to Work list. The award recognizes companies in the Denver area that embody positive team culture and provide the best workplace environments.

3. June – U.S. Engineering Ranks 45th in Ingram’s 100

The May issue of Ingram’s Magazine included the publication’s annual “Top 100 Privately Held Companies” list, and U.S. Engineering ranked 45th, a ten-spot jump from last year’s 55th.

4. June – U.S. Engineering Raises Almost $100,000 Through Charity Golf Tournaments

In June, we hosted golf tournaments in each region. The hard work and dedication of U.S. Engineering’s team members and the support of generous sponsors resulted in over $96,000 raised for There With Care and The American Heart Association!

5. July – Dressed as Game of Thrones Characters, U.S. Engineering Team Raises Money to Support Clarksville Sexual Assault Center

During the month of June, the U.S. Engineering Innovations team at the Clarksville, Tennessee, site came together to raise over $10,000 for the Clarksville Sexual Assault Center.

6. July – U.S. Engineering Qualifies as a 2019 Xcel Energy Efficiency Partner

U.S. Engineering was recognized by Xcel Energy as an Energy Efficiency Partner for 2019. The award acknowledges commercial trade partners who complete the largest quantity of energy savings projects over a period of 12 months.

7. July – Introducing the new usengineering.com

In July, we redesigned our website to better represent our company’s vision and direction. Just as each individual in the U.S. Engineering family approaches every building and service project with intention, we designed our new website with intention to reflect where we are currently as a company and where we’re headed.

8. July – U.S. Engineering Named One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the Kansas City Region

U.S. Engineering has accomplished a lot in its 125+ year history, and it continues to reach new heights: this year U.S. Engineering landed at number 85 on Ingram’s 2019 Corporate 100 Report.

9. July – U.S. Engineering Receives Two Outstanding Mechanical Installation Awards

U.S. Engineering won awards this summer for two different projects: AT&T DirecTV Foxridge Expansion, HVAC Over $2M; and Church of the Resurrection, Skyline Recognition Award. The company received these honors during the Mechanical Contractors Association in Kansas City’s (MCAKC) Outstanding Mechanical Installation (OMI) Awards Ceremony.

10. July – U.S. Engineering Named in Contractor Magazine’s Book of Giants

U.S. Engineering was named an industry “giant” in Contractor Magazine’s 2019 “Book of Giants.”

11. July – U.S. Engineering Interns Spend National Intern Day Serving Others

Interns from the Rocky Mountain and Midwest regions spent National Intern Day serving others at the Boys & Girls Club in Kansas City and delivering donated backpacks filled with school supplies to Denver Public Schools.

12. August – Flat Hank’s Summer Adventures

Equipped with a portable Safety Hank, U.S. Engineering team members submitted photos of their summer adventures in hopes of winning the Flat Hank Contest. They took Flat Hank with them to 10 states, 4 countries, 30 cities and 2 continents!

13. October – U.S. Engineering Ranks in ENR’s Top 600 Specialty Contractors

Coming in at #11 on the list of “Top 50 Firms in Mechanical” and #56 on the list of “Top 600 Specialty Contractors,” the company is proud to be featured again in ENR’s 2019 cohort.

14. October – U.S. Engineering Named as the 5th-Largest Family-Owned Business in the Greater Kansas City Area

U.S. Engineering recently ranked 5th on the Kansas City Business Journal‘s list of the area’s largest family-owned businesses, by revenue. CEO Tyler Nottberg is the fifth-generation Nottberg to lead the company, serving as a project engineer, project manager and vice president before taking on the role of CEO.

15. October – U.S. Engineering’s CEO Named to Ingram’s 250 for the Fourth Year in a Row

U.S. Engineering’s Chairman & CEO, Tyler Nottberg, was named to Ingram’s 250—Ingram’s magazine’s annual list of the 250 most influential business leaders in Greater Kansas City—for the fourth year in a row.

16. November – Isha Kassen Featured Among 2019’s “Outstanding Women in Construction”

U.S. Engineering Innovations Project Manager Isha Kassen was featured as one of 2019’s “Outstanding Women in Construction” by Construction Business Owner (CBO) Magazine

17. November – CEO Tyler Nottberg Honored with Betsy Vander Velde Award

U.S. Engineering CEO Tyler Nottberg received the 2019 Betsy Vander Velde Award at The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event in recognition of his work to improve the lives of at-risk children and families in Kansas City.

18. December – Give Back 2019

U.S. Engineering’s Midwest region brought Christmas to 100 local foster children – a company record!

19. December – Our Rocky Mountain Region Helps Feed the Community

In the month of December, our Rocky Mountain team held a food drive donating 5,763 lbs of food to There with Care and the Food Bank Network of the San Luis Valley, sponsored four families through There With Care by delivering prepared Thanksgiving meals and donated all of the catered food from a canceled company event to Bridge House Community Table.

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