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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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Engineering Excellence Awards Call For Entries

Now available to download are the 2015 Call For Entries and Entry Forms for projects to compete in the 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards. National Entry Online Portal A slight twist this year in submitting National projects is ACEC National’s online submittal portal. ACEC National is now accepting the National entries at the following website: http://www.acec-org/awardprograms/engineering-excellence-awards. […]

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2014 ACEC/SAME Presentations

Here are the presentations from the 2014 ACEC/SAME Joint Meeting. The 2014 ACEC/SAME Presentations Alaska District video (WMV) Alaska District presentation (PPT) NAVFAC presentation (PPT) National Guard presentation (PPT) Portland District presentation (PPT) Seattle District presentation (PPT) Coast Guard presentation (PPT) Walla Walla District video (MP4) Walla Walla District presentation (PDF)

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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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