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As a firm committed to exceeding client expectations, SWCA is proud of the performance of our projects and people. Our success has been recognized nationally and regionally by Engineering News-Record as well as in local markets across the country by the Business Journal and other publications, consistently ranking among the top environmental firms in our industry. Below are our most recent industry awards and other tokens of recognition.
SWCA's Southwest Principal Ken Houser received the 2013 Community Partner – Adjunct Professor of the Year award for Northern Arizona University's Geography, Planning and Recreation Department. Since 2010, Houser has taught Comprehensive NEPA, a 400-level graduate class in environmental planning.
The Top 500 Design Firms - Ranked #149 nationally (up from #152 on the 2012 list)
Regional Top Design Firms - Ranked #22 in the Southwest (Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico)
SWCA ranked #18 on the list of the largest Portland-area environmental companies (as ranked by metro billings in 2012), published in the March 29, 2013, edition of the Portland Business Journal.
SWCA ranked #6 on the list of the top environmental services firms in Las Vegas (as ranked by the number of local professional and technical employees) published in the March 18, 2013, edition of Las Vegas Business Press.
SWCA ranked #9 on the list of the largest Tucson-area environmental planning and survey resources firms (as ranked by the number of full-time local employees) published in the March 8, 2013, edition of Inside Tucson Business.
SWCA ranked #9 on the list of the largest Houston-area environmental companies (as ranked by number of current projects), published in the March 1, 2013, edition of the Houston Business Journal.
SWCA is #5 on the list of Arizona's environmental firms published by Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business Magazine in March 2013.
SWCA ranked #7 on the Austin-area's top environmental firms list (as ranked by environmental division fee revenue), published in the Feb. 15, 2013, edition of the Austin Business Journal.
SWCA ranked #24 on the top Denver-area engineering companies list (as ranked by Colorado revenue), published in the Feb. 22-28, 2013, edition of the Denver Business Journal.
SWCA earned a Milestone Award from the National Safety Council for operating 377,220 employee hours without injury or illness involving days away from work. The 120-day period spans April 1 to Aug. 1, 2012.