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Awards + Recognition

Since the 1940s, our strong core values have guided us to uphold the highest ethical standards. This commitment, lived daily by our people, allows us to successfully build unmatched levels of safety, quality and innovation into everything we do. We are grateful to our employees for making us the company that we are, and we are honored to be acknowledged for their efforts.

2019 Ethisphere

Ten Consecutive Years

Granite has been recognized ten times as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute.


Where We Stand

Engineering News Record (ENR) ranks Granite in the top 10 percent of U.S. Contractors.


Not Just About the Numbers

Forbes names Granite one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America.

Ethisphere Institute World’s Most Ethical Companies – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Forbes America's Best Midsize Employer – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Forbes 100 Most Trustworthy Companies – 2015, 2016, 2017

No. 1 in Highways National - 2018

No. 24 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors – 2018

No. 7 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 20 Transportation Contractors in U.S. – 2018

No. 5 in Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors – 2018

No. 6 in Solar Power National – 2018

No. 7 in Bridges National - 2018

AGC Committee Chairperson of the Year – 2015
Chelly Heniger, Safety Manager

AGC Salesperson of the Year – 2015
James Inglis

Women Builders Council, Inc. Outstanding Women Champion Award – 2015
Melissa Chin, Engineer; Alessandra Rosso, Engineer; Carla Julian, Public Relations

Other 2018 rankings by Engineering News-Record include:
No. 17 in Mass Transit + Rail
No. 16 in Airports
No. 21 in Power
No. 8 in Transmission + Distribution
No. 5 in Sewage + Solid Waste
No. 2 in Sanitary Storm Sewers
No. 5 in Mining
No. 29 in Water Supply

2017 IPI Partnered Project of the Year Award – 2017
Mule Creek Infill Complex, California

ACEC Gold Award – 2017
The New NY Bridge, New York

NRC Rail Construction Project of the Year - Small Project under $10m – 2016
Walong to Marcel 2nd Track Project, California

Roads & Bridges – 2016
#7 S.R. 520 Eastside Transit & HOV, Washington

AGC  Excellence Award – 2016
US12 Emergency Repair project, Washington

North American Transport IJGlobal (Infrastructure Journal) – 2015
I-4 Ultimate Project, Florida

Excellence in Provision of Construction – 2015
Kennecott Utah Copper/Barge Anchors and Wear Heel Project

Utah DOT Urban Highway Project of the Year – 2015
SR224 Project, Utah

Utah DOT Partnering Award and Contractor of the Year – 2015
SR193 Project, Utah

AGC of America Alliant Build America Award  – 2015
SR520 Eastside Transit and HOV Lane Project, Washington

Alaska DOT DBE Prime Contractor of the Year – 2013

Northwest Construction Consumer Council – 2013
SR 529 Ebey Slough Project, Washington

American Public Works Association Project of the Year ($50-100 Million) – 2013
Sacramento Rail Yards Track Relocation Project, California

American Public Works Association Project of the Year ($5-25 Million) – 2013
Highway 101 Interchange Project, California

AGC Partnering Award – 2013
I-80 Design Build, Nevada

SIR Award Nevada Contractor of the Year – 2013

Caltrans Excellence in Partnering Gold Award  – 2013
SR92/I-880 Interchange Reconstruction Project, California

Nevada DOT Partnering Award– 2012, 2013
I-80 Project, Nevada

Reno Local Laborer's Union Project of the Year – 2013
Moana DDI Project, Nevada

Kennecott Utah Copper Mine Tailings Safety Award – 2015
Barge Anchors and Wear Heel Project, Utah

National Asphalt Pavement Association Quality in Construction – 2014
Highway 50 Overlay Project, California

Northwest Clean Air Partners Clean Air Silver Award – 2014
Singer Facility, Washington

Governor’s Safety Award of Excellence – 2012, 2013, 2014

ARTBA Safety Excellence Award – 2010, 2011, 2013

AGC Platinum Award for Achievement in Safety Excellence – 2013

Nevada Mining Association Safe Mining Operations Overall – 2013
Lockwood Facility, Nevada

National Asphalt Paving Association Ecological Award – 2013

National Asphalt Paving Association Community Involvement Award – Since 2013

National Asphalt Paving Association Diamond Achievement Excellence in Hot-Mix Asphalt Plant/Site Operations – Since 2010

National Asphalt Paving Association Diamond Quality Commendation – Since 2009

Regional Water Quality Control Board and Caltrans Excellence in Stormwater – 2013
Wildwood Project, Nevada