Awards and Accolades

Our projects help clients DU more, winning dozens of awards that recognize the impact of these projects on the communities in which we live and work. As a firm, we’ve received numerous accolades for growth, leadership, and culture. Over the past 3 years, we’ve been named a Nationwide Top Workplace, moved up 31 spots on ENR’s Top 200 Environmental firms list, and been recognized by 20 professional organizations.

National Top Workplace

Top Workplaces
Firms listed based on employee survey results benchmarked against similar firms.

Hundreds of Dudekians engaged with the survey, which poses questions centered around research-backed culture drivers that are critical to organizational success. We were named a Top Workplace nationwide and in San Diego, as well as a Top Workplace for Culture Excellence in the following categories:

–  Innovation

–  Work-Life Flexibility

–  Compensation & Benefits

View our Top Workplace profile.

Top 200 Environmental Firms

Engineering News-Record
Firms ranked based on the percentage of gross revenue from environmental services.

Since 2018 we’ve increased our ranking from 139 to 108.

2023
Project Awards

American Planning Association Los Angeles Section Best Practices Other-to-Residential Toolkit

American Planning Association San Diego Section

  • Communications Initiative Excellence Award APA National Conference 2022 Orientation Tour
  • Comprehensive Plan: Large Jurisdiction Mira Mesa Community Plan Update

American Public Works Association Project of the Year Laguna Creek Diversion Retrofit Project

American Society of Civil Engineers Outstanding Transportation Project and Project of the Year Build North Coast Corridor Project

Ragan Communications Honorable Mention DWR Native American Tribal Water Stories Graphic Novels

Firm Accolades

Engineering News-Record

  • Top 200 Environmental Firm: No. 108
  • Top California Design Firm, Government Public Sector

Los Angeles Business Journal Top Environmental Engineering Firms: No. 13

Pacific Business News Inno Fire Awards Technology, Science, and Data

San Diego Union-Tribune Top Workplaces in San Diego: No. 10

Springbuk Healthiest Employers, Southern California

Top Workplaces

  • National Top Workplace
  • Top Workplace for Culture Excellence in Innovation, Work-Life Flexibility, Compensation & Benefits
2022
Project Awards

American Society of Civil Engineers California Engineering Excellence Award for the Mountain Ave West Groundwater Replenishment Basins

American Planning Association Inland Empire Section Award of Excellence in Innovation in Green Community Planning for the City of Rialto Climate Adaptation Plan

California Association of Environmental Professionals Outstanding Environmental Analysis Document for the Trails at Carmel Mountain Ranch EIR

Zweig Group Yearbook of Engineering Achievement Award for the Mountain Ave West Groundwater Replenishment Basins

Firm Accolades

Engineering News-Record

  • Top 200 Environmental Firm: No. 103
  • Top California Top Design Firm: No. 53

Portland Business Journal Top Environmental Firms: No. 7

Sacramento Business Journal Top Environmental and Engineering Firms: No. 8

San Diego Business Journal

  • Fastest Growing Large Private Companies: No. 6
  • Top Engineering Firms: No. 14

San Diego Union-Tribune Top Workplaces in San Diego: No. 10

Top Workplaces

  • National Top Workplace
  • Top Workplace for Culture Excellence in Innovation, Work-Life Flexibility, Compensation & Benefits, Purpose & Values, and Employee Appreciation

Trenchless Technology Magazine Top 50 Trenchless Engineering Firms: No. 37

2021
Project Awards

Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) California

  • Merit Award for the Campo Wind EIR
  • Merit Award for the San Diego Municipal Waterways Maintenance Plan EIR

American Planning Association (APA) Inland Empire Section Opportunity and Empowerment Award
City of Indio Transformative Climate Communities Plan

APA Los Angeles Section Merit Award
Burbank Complete Streets Plan

APA San Diego Section Excellence Award for the San Diego Municipal Waterways Maintenance Plan EIR

Firm Accolades

Engineering News-Record

  • Top 200 Environmental Firms: No. 119
  • Top CA Design Firms: No. 52
  • Top CA Design Firms in Hawaii: No. 12

Los Angeles Business Journal Top Environmental and Engineering Firms: No. 11

Sacramento Business Journal Top Environmental and Engineering Firms: No. 9

Trenchless Technology Magazine Top 50 Trenchless Engineering Firms: No. 42

Zweig Group Hot Firm: No. 32

And hundreds more over the past 40+ years...

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