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Military Friendly Employer

12 November 2013

Bechtel earned the 2014 Military Friendly Employer® title conferred by the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. The title is awarded to companies that meet criteria tied to their key programs and policies such as the strength of the company’s military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and company policies on employee service to the U.S. National Guard and military reserves. 

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Employer of the Year

07 October 2013

Bechtel won the 2013 Employer of the Year Award in the annual Queensland Training Awards. The awards are given by the Queensland Department of Education, Training, and Employment and recognize people and companies for excellence in vocational education and training. Bechtel was honored for employee training and community development programs at the three liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects that the company is building on Curtis Island in Queensland. 

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IChemE Gold Corporate Partner

18 September 2013

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has awarded Bechtel Gold Corporate Partner status for the company’s contributions to the advancement of chemical engineering and process industries. The status reflects Bechtel’s ongoing professional development of its chemical engineers, significant contributions to the Institution’s career development and certification programs, and its own efforts to help develop the next generation of engineers. 

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2013 ENR Top Contractor

22 August 2013

Bechtel was ranked third on Engineering News-Record’s (ENR's) Top 250 International Contractors list, up two spots from the previous year, and 10th on the Top 250 Global Contractors list, the same as last year.

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Nine R&D 100 Awards

24 July 2013

Researchers from three National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) sites managed and operated by Bechtel partnerships have received nine 2013 R&D 100 Awards. Known as the “Oscars of Innovation,” the R&D 100 Awards are given by R&D Magazine to recognize the top 100 technology products of the year. 

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ENR Global Best Projects Award

30 May 2013

Bechtel and its partner Enka have won an Engineering News Record (ENR) Global Best Projects Award for the Kosovo Motorway project. The project took the top honor in the roads and highways category.The awards recognize projects for their safe and innovative solutions to design and building challenges, international teamwork, contribution to the industry and the community, as well as quality of design and construction work. 

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Tri-Cities Engineer of the Year

06 March 2013

Bechtel engineer John Olson, a deputy technical manager at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP), has been named Tri-Cities Engineer of the Year. Olson was recognized for his significant technical contributions to engineering the facility and his active involvement in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers at the local and national levels. 

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Voluntary Protection Program Star of Excellence

01 November 2012

The Savannah River Remediation (SRR) has received the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star of Excellence award. The honor recognizes SRR for its programs to ensure the health and safety of workers at DOE’s Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina. Bechtel is part of SRR, the liquid waste contractor responsible for the remediation of radioactive waste at the former nuclear weapons production facility.

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Program Management Award

29 October 2012

The Bechtel-Enka Kosovo Motorway project has won the program management award in the International Road Federation’s Global Road Achievement Awards 2012. The awards recognize best practices from leading road and highway projects around the world. They are designed to provide a road map for others to follow in continuously improving and advancing road development worldwide. 

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Eight R&D 100 Awards

10 July 2012

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories, and the Y-12 National Security Complex received a total of eight awards.