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Accreditations

Our awards and certifications are a reminder that we hold ourselves accountable to achieving – and constantly improving upon – our high standards for safety, quality and employee well-being.

  • Safety Awards
    • ABC Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC): since 2012
    • ABC Diamond STEP Award: 2017
    • ABC Platinum STEP Award: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011
    • ABC Outstanding Field Professional: Dan Locke, 2016
    • ABC Outstanding Safety Program: 2018, 2016
    • ABC Outstanding Safety Record: 2016
    • ACCA Award Member: Safety Master’s Club
    • CDLE Cost Containment Honoree: 2011
    • Mortenson Star Awards: Ralph L. Carr Justice Center, 2012 zero safety incidents
  • Business and Project Awards
  • Workplace and Corporate Awards
    • ABC’s Top 200 Performers: ranked #22 in 2021, #16 in 2020 and #18 in 2019
    • ABC’s Top 75 Trade Contractors: Ranked #7 in 2021
    • American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite Award: 2020 (Gold), 2019 (Gold), 2018 (Gold), 2017 (Silver), 2016 (Platinum), 2015 (Gold)
    • Business Experiential Learning Commission: 2020 Colorado Apprentice Award, Employer category and Mentor category (Michelle Brown)
    • Carson J Spencer Foundation: 2015 Corporate Shooting Star Award for RK’s suicide prevention efforts
    • Colorado Workforce Development Council: Celebration of Excellence in Apprenticeship, 2018 Outstanding Employer
    • ColoradoBiz Magazine Top 50 Family Owned Companies: Ranked #1 since 2011
    • ColoradoBiz Magazine Top 200 Private Companies: Ranked #8 in 2020, Ranked #10 in 2019, Ranked #11 2018
    • ColoradoBiz Magazine Top 250 Private Companies: Every year since 2011 (didn’t submit in 2014)
    • ColoradoBiz Magazine Top Company 2017 Awards: Winner, Category: Construction + Engineering
    • ColoradoBiz Magazine Top Company 2021 Awards: Winner, Category: Construction + Engineering
    • Denver Business Journal 2018 C-Suite Awards: Jon Kinning an Honoree in the COO category
    • Denver Business Journal 2020 C-Suite Awards: Marc Paolicelli an Honoree in the CCO category
    • Denver Business Journal Best Places to Work: 2011 (4th Place), 2010 (6th Place)
    • Denver Business Journal Corporate Foundations: Ranked # 6 in 2021, #7 in 2020, #6 in 2019
    • Denver Business Journal Denver Area Corporate Philanthropists: Ranked #22 in 2021, #23 in 2020
    • Denver Business Journal Denver-Area Private Companies: Ranked #21 in 2021, #19 in 2019, and various ranks in previous ten years or more
    • Denver Business Journal Healthiest Places to Work: 2014 (5th Place), 2012 (6th Place), 2011 (3rd Place)
    • Denver Business Journal Fast 50 list: Ranked #6 in 2019
    • Denver Business Journal Fastest-Growing Denver-Area Private Companies : Ranked #6, 2019
    • Denver Public Schools CareerConnect: 2016 CareerLaunch Partner of the Year
    • Denver Public Schools CareerConnect: 2015 Work-Based Learning Partner of the Year and Gold Star Award
    • Denver Public Schools CareerConnect: Jon Kinning receives Community Advocate of the Year Award, 2018
    • Engineering News Record Specialty Contractor of the Year – Mountain States: 2020
    • EY 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year: Rick Kinning wins in Family Business category
    • Health Links Healthy Workplace: Certified leader 2021
    • SMPS Marketing Excellence Awards
      • Direct Mail Campaign (Mixed): 2020/2021
      • Internal Communications: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014
      • Recruitment & Retention: 2015
      • Website: 2012
    • The Civic 50 Colorado: One of the most community-minded companies 2020, 2019
    • Wellness Workdays and Harvard Medical School Best Wellness Employer Certification: 2019 Silver
  • Accreditations and Certifications
    • AISC Shop Fabrication Certification: since 2012
    • AISC Field Erector Certification: since 2017
    • ASME Stamps: R, S, U, and U2 – Class 1 and 2. U Stamp since 2012. U2 Stamp since 2015.
    • Colorado Resolution 35 Standards Certification for Modular Building Manufacturing: since 2015
    • ISO 9001:2015 System Standards
    • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Standards
    • ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Specification Standards
    • OSHA VPP Star Mobile Workforce Accreditation: since 2012
    • OSHA VPP Star Worksite Accreditation: since 2014
    • USGBC LEED Program Member

Affiliations

We are proud to surround ourselves with the most influential and prestigious organizations in the industry.

  • Professional Associations
    • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
    • Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD)
    • Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
    • Associated General Contractors (AGC)
    • Association of Water Technologies (AWT)
    • Colorado Hospital Association (CHA)
    • Denver-Metro Chamber of Commerce
    • Design Build Institute of America (DBIA)
    • Gas Processors Association – Rocky Mountain Chapter (GPA)
    • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
    • Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation
    • Rocky Mountain Steel Construction Association (RMSCA)
    • Society for Marketing Professional Services – Colorado (SMPS)
    • Society of Manufacturing Engineers Chapter 77
    • United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
    • Voluntary Protection Programs Participants Association (VPPPA)
  • Industry Peer Group Partners
    • Enervise (OH)
    • Lee Company (TN)
    • MacDonald Miller (WA)
    • Pacific Rim Mechanical (CA)
    • Southern Air (VA)
    • TD Industries (TX)
  • Strategic Industry Partners
    • Water Ion Technologies
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