Our awards and certifications are more than just plaques on the wall. They show that we hold ourselves accountable to achieving, and continually improving, our high standards for safety, quality and employee well being.

Safety Awards

Business Unit and Project Awards

  • AGC Awards for Construction Excellence (Colorado):
    Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center, 2019 ACE
    The Coloradan, 2019 ACE
    Mile High Harley-Davidson of Parker, 2018 Bronze
    CSU Aggie Village, 2017 ACE
    250 Columbine, 2016 Bronze
    Denver International Airport Westin Hotel, 2015 Bronze
    Denver Union Station, 2014 Silver
    Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, 2013 Silver
    History Colorado Center, 2012 Silver
    St. Anthony’s Hospital, 2011 Bronze, also won Jack Michner’s People’s Choice Award
  • ABC Rocky Mountain Chapter Excellence in Construction:
    The Coloradan, 2019 Award of Excellence
    Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center, 2019 Award of Merit
    CSU Transitional Medicine Institute, 2018 Award of Excellence and  Specialty Contractor Project of the Year, 2018 National EAGLE Award
    Mile High Harley-Davidson of Parker, 2018 Award of Excellence
    CSU Aggie Village,   Award of Excellence, 2017 National PYRAMID Award
    UCCS Village at Alpine Valley, 2017 Award of Excellence, 2017 National PYRAMID Award
    245 Columbine, Award of Merit
    1201 Auraria, 2016 Award of Excellence
    250 Columbine, 2016 Award of Excellence
    Foothills Mall, 2016 Award of Merit and 2016 National Pyramid Award
    Denver International Airport Westin Hotel, 2015 Award of Excellence and 2015 National PYRAMID Award
    The Rooftop at Coors Field, 2014 Award of Excellence
    Denver Union Station, 2014 Award of Merit
    Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, 2013 Award of Merit
    History Colorado Center, 2012 Award of Excellence and 2012 National PYRAMID Award
    St. Anthony’s Hospital, 2011 Award of Excellence
  • ENR Mountain State’s Colorado Project of the Year:
    Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center, 2019

Workplace and Corporate Awards

  • ABC Rocky Mountain Chapter Top 150 Performers: 2019
  • American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite Award: 2017 (Silver), 2016 (Platinum), 2015 (Gold)
  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year: 2017, Rick Kinning wins in Family Business category
  • Denver Business Journal C-Suite Awards: 2018, Jon Kinning an Honoree in the COO category
  • Denver Business Journal Best Places to Work: 2011 (4th Place), 2010 (6th Place)
  • Denver Business Journal Healthiest Places to Work: 2014 (5th Place), 2012 (6th Place), 2011 (3rd Place)
  • Denver Business Journal Fast 50, X-large category: 2019 (6th Place)
  • Denver Business Journal Top 100 Private Companies: Past 10 years or more
  • Denver Public Schools CareerConnect:
    2016 CareerLaunch Partner of Year
    2015 Work-based Learning Partner of the Year
    2015 Gold Star Award
  • ColoradoBiz Top Company Awards:
    2017 Winner in Construction + Engineering
    2015 Nominee in Construction/Real Estate
  • ColoradoBiz Top 50 Family Owned Companies: Ranked #1 in 2017, 2016 and 2015, 2014 (4th Place), 2013 (4th Place), 2012, 2011
  • ColoradoBiz Top 250 Private Companies: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011 (didn’t submit in 2014)
  • Mortenson Star Awards:
    2013, Overall Top Subcontractor and Committed Business Partner
    2011, Innovation
  • SMPS Marketing Excellence Award
    Internal Communications: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014
    Recruitment & Retention: 2015
    Website: 2014
  • The Civic 50: Top 50 Most Community-Minded Companies: 2019
  • Wellness Workdays and Harvard Medical School: Best Wellness Employer Certification: 2019 (Silver)
  • Carson J. Spencer Foundation: Corporate Shooting Star Award: 2015, for RK’s suicide prevention efforts

Accreditations and Certifications