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Awards and rankings


  • 63 Offices in the US and Canada with 2,300 employees
  • Global resources of more than 18,000 staff

Industry rankings

As of 2016, Mott MacDonald ranked #34 in Engineering News-Record’s list of Top 500 Design Firms in the United States. Other current ENR rankings include:

  • #9 in Top 225 International Design Firms
  • #15 in Top 100 Green Building Design Firms
  • #17 in Top 150 Global Design Firms
  • #5 in Sewer/Waste
  • #7 in Transportation
  • #8 in Water

We are ranked number two among the top 50 trenchless design firms for 2015 by Trenchless Technology magazine.

2016 awards

Engineering Excellence Awards, Gold Award
Liberty Island Water and Wastewater Upgrade
ACEC New York

Distinguished Engineering Awards, First Place
Sanitary Sewer System Modifications
New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers

Nick DeNichilo
National Academy of Construction

Environmental Quality Award
Newark Riverfront Park
New Jersey Business & Industry Association

Outstanding Construction Project of the Year
New Irvington Tunnel
ASCE San Francisco Region

Best Project, Water/Environment
Mantoloking Sea Wall
ENR New York

Outstanding Civil Engineering Employer of the Year
Mott MacDonald
ASCE Los Angeles Branch

Best Project, Southern California
Carlsbad Desalination Plant
ENR California

Citation of Merit
Mott MacDonald
Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Awards (NJ)

Distinguished Member
Patrick Natale
American Society of Civil Engineers

Nick DeNichilo
American Society of Civil Engineers

George Warren Fuller Award
Mark Tompeck
American Water Works Association

Golden Beaver Award
Randy Essex
The Beavers

Transportation Project of the Year
I-80 Smart Corridor
San Francisco Bay Institute of Transportation Engineers

Civil Engineer of the Year
Vladimir Shepsis
Washington Society of Professional Engineers

Ralston Young Achievement Award
Rory Ball
North American Society for Trenchless Technology