Category Archives: Member News

2016 Salary Survey

The 2016 Salary Survey in PDF format is available now.  This year’s survey includes a broader regional reach with a joint effort from ACEC Oregon firms. Participating members have been emailed their versions to the main firm contact, as well as the employees who attended the Salary Survey Review on Thursday, October 6th. The survey

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Delivery of Accelerated Bridge Construction WSDOT Workshop

Washington State Department of Department of Transportation Bridge and Structures Office 7345 Linderson Way Southwest Tumwater, Washington 98501 Conference Room 1028  Wednesday, April 1, 2015   Workshop Description This one-day Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) workshop is sponsored by the Washington State Department of Transportation.  The workshop will provide an opportunity for exchange of the latest

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2014 ACEC Washington Salary Survey

The 2014 Salary Survey is available for purchase at ACEC Washington. This year’s survey includes a broader regional reach with a joint effort from ACEC Oregon firms. Participating firms have been mailed their printed versions to the main firm contact. For participating firms, electronic versions are available by contacting the ACEC Washington office. The survey is

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ACEC of Washington Honors Arnfinn Rusten, PE, SE, as the 2014 Engineer of the Year

On January 25, 2014, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington awarded the prestigious Engineer of the Year award to Arnfinn (Arnie) Rusten, PE, SE, for his outstanding contributions to the engineering community. Rusten is the CEO of BergerABAM in Federal Way, WA. The Engineer of the Year is bestowed annually to an engineer

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University of Oregon Co-Generation Project Leads to National Gold Award for Wood Harbinger

Gold Award – Energy Wood Harbinger – University of Oregon Co-generation and Electrical Distribution Client – University of Oregon Wood Harbinger’s electrical engineering and power systems expertise provided the University of Oregon with a primary electrical service substation and co-generation system that can generate power directly to the campus grid as well as to the

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Lower Baker Floating Surface Collector Earns MWH America Gold

Gold Award – Future Value to the Engineering Profession MWH Americas, Inc. – Lower Baker Floating Surface Collector Client: Puget Sound Energy MWH Americas was retained by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) to design a new floating surface collector (FSC) to attract, collect and transport migrating fish downstream of Lower Baker Dam near Concrete, Washington. The

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Tetra Tech’s Chief Joseph Hatchery Earns National Gold Award

Gold Award – Environmental Tetra Tech – Chief Joseph Hatchery Client – Colville Confederated Tribe The Colville Confederated Tribes’ history follows strong traditions surrounding the harvest and sharing of salmon along the Columbia River, which once saw the return of 16 million salmon a year. Today, 2 million returning to the Columbia is considered a

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Engineering Excellence Awards – Silver and Bronze Awards

About the Engineering Excellence Awards A distinguished panel of judges representing industry, government, academia and media assembled to critique and rank the submissions for engineering excellence. Projects were rated on the basis of uniqueness and innovative applications; future value to the engineering profession; perception by the public; social, economic, and sustainable development considerations; complexity; and

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FSi consulting engineers Gets Gold Award for Boeing’s Robotic Painting Facility

Gold Award – Originality/Innovation FSi consulting engineers – Robotic Painting Facility for 777 Aircraft Wings Client: The Boeing Company In 2012, The Boeing Company was producing eighty-four 777 airplanes each year at its Everett plant. To keep up with increasing demand for the planes, the company announced a 20% production rate increase for the 777

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