Providing five-star quality on construction and engineering projects is our primary focus at Crowder. We believe this is not only necessary to satisfy our clients and meet their needs but to aptly serve our communities.

Many professional associations have recognized this excellence and honored us with many and varied awards. We are proud to receive these honors and strive to always exceed expectations.

Associated Builders and Contractors | ABC, National

STEP Safety Contractor

  • 2017-Gold
  • 2016-Gold
  • 2015-Gold
  • 2014-Platinum
  • 2013-Diamond
  • 2012-Platinum

Excellence in Construction

  • 2018 | Eagle Award
    SWIFT Demonstration Facility
  • 2014 | Pyramid Award
    RB Simms WTP and Lake Blalock WTP Design-Build Improvements
  • 2009 | Pyramid Award
    Cherry Point BNR Repairs
  • 2009 | Pyramid Award
    James A. Loughlin WWTP Upgrade and Expansion

Safety Excellence

  • 2013 | National Dam Safety Award
    Lake Townsend Dam Rehabilitation

Associated Builders and Contractors | ABC, Carolinas

Excellence in Construction

  • 2019 | Design-Build Award
    Calls Creek WRF Upgrade
  • 2019 | Merit Award
    Calls Creek WRF Upgrade
  • 2019 | Merit Award
    Terrible Creek WWTP Expansion
  • 2018 | Merit Award
    SWIFT Demonstration Facility
  • 2018 | Merit Award
    Idols Raw Water Pump Station Electrical Improvements
  • 2015 | Merit Award
    Western Wake WRF
  • 2015 | Merit Award
    McAlpine WWMF D-B Effluent Filters Upgrade
  • 2014 | Merit Award
    Simon Solar Farm Photovoltaic Facility
  • 2014 | Merit Award
    RB Simms WTP and Lake Blalock WTP Design-Build Improvements
  • 2013 | Eagle Award
    TZ Osborne WRF Fluidized Bed Incinerator
  • 2012 | Merit Award
    Lake Hartwell WTP Electrical System Improvements
  • 2011 | Eagle Award
    Sugar Creek Primary Clarifier Improvement Project

Associated Builders and Contractors | ABC, Georgia

Excellence in Construction

  • 2014 | Platinum Award
    Simon Solar Farm Photovoltaic Facility
  • 2013 | Safety Excellence Award

American Council of Engineering Companies | ACEC

  • 2013 | Grand Award
    Lake Townsend Dam Rehabilitation
  • 2013 | Outstanding Project Design Award
    RB Simms WTP and Lake Blalock WTP Design-Build Improvements
  • 2010 | Grand Award
    Mainland WTP Reverse Osmosis Expansion
  • 2010 | Honors Award
    James A. Loughlin WWTP Upgrade and Expansion

The Associated General Contractors of America | AGC, National

Alliant Build America Award

  • 2019 | Utility Infrastructure New
    SWIFT Demonstration Facility
  • 2015 | Utility Infrastructure New
    Simon Solar Farm Photovoltaic Facility
  • 2015 | Utility Infrastructure Renovation Category
    McAlpine Creek WWMF Design-Build Effluent Filters Upgrades and Expansion
  • 2013 | Utilities & Municipal Renovation
    TZ Osborne WRF Fluidized Bed Incinerator

Education Excellence

  • 2010 | Grand Award
    Crowder Construction Company YOUniversity
    (awarded for excellence in employee training and development)

Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Award

  • 2012 | Special Recognition Award
    Anniston Army Depot Design-Build Industrial WWTP
  • 2006 |
    Table Rock Dam Intake Structure
  • Safety Excellence Award
  • 2003 | Heavy Division

Carolinas Associated General Contractors | CAGC

Excellence In Construction

  • 2019 | Construction Excellence Award
    Heavy Civil: Trinity Road Pedestrian Tunnel
  • 2019 | Construction Excellence Award
    Heavy Civil: Leaphart & Rainbow Bridges Over I-26
  • 2018 | Best Utility Project
    Cary/Apex Raw Water Pump Station and Intake Improvements
  • 2017 | Pinnacle Award, Best Highway Project
    Heavy Civil: South Carolina DOT US 78 and SC 7 Bridge Replacements
  • 2017 | Construction Excellence Award
    Heavy Civil: SC State Pedestrian Bridge Over 21 Bypass / US 178
  • 2017 | Construction Excellence Award
    Heavy Civil: Edesto Island Shoreline Protection and Groin Lengthening
  • 2017 | Merit Award, Outstanding Safety Performance
    Heavy Division: Lost Time Incident Rate 75% Below National Average
  • 2015 | Safety Achievement Award
  • 2014 | Pinnacle Award, Best Highway Project
    Project: The Turn in the Battery Wall, Charleston, South Carolina
  • 2013 | Safety Achievement Award
  • 2013 | Pinnacle Award, Best Utility
    Project: RB Simms WTP and Lake Blalock WTP Design-Build Improvements
  • 2010 | Safety Achievement Award
  • 2010 | Pinnacle Award, Best Utility Project
    Project: James A. Loughlin WWTP Upgrade and Expansion
  • 2008 | Pinnacle Award, Best Highway-Heavy Project
    Project: US76 Bridge Over the Chattooga River, Oconee County, South Carolina
  • 2005 | Contractor of the Year
  • 2005 | Pinnacle Award, Best Utility Project
    Project: Table Rock Dam Intake Structure

Design-Build Institute of America

  • 2019 | National Best in Team Finalist
    SWIFT Demonstration Facility
  • 2019 | National Award of Merit, Wastewater Category
    SWIFT Demonstration Facility
  • 2019 | Best Water Project
    SWIFT Demonstration Facility
  • 2019 | Best Public Sector Renovation Project
    Calls Creek WRF Upgrades
  • 2018 | Best Water / Wastewater Project
    McAlpine WWMF D-B Effluent Filters Upgrad
  • 2018 | Best Rehabilitation Project
    Cape Fear Southside WWTP Heat Exchanger Replacement & Upgrade
  • 2016 | Best Project Under $5 Million
    Carvins Cove WTP Disinfection Upgrade
  • 2016 | Best Infrastructure Project
    Carvins Cove WTP Disinfection Upgrade
  • 2015 | National Award of Merit, Water/Wastewater Category
    McAlpine WWMF D-B Effluent Filters Upgrade
  • 2015 | Honor Award, Industrial/Process Category
    McAlpine WWMF D-B Effluent Filters Upgrade
  • 2014 | Best Project, Infrastructure Sector
    RB Simms WTP Design-Build Improvements
  • 2014 | Best Project, Industrial/Process Sector
    RB Simms WTP Design-Build Improvements
  • 2014 | Best Project, Best D-B Project in SE
    RB Simms WTP Design-Build Improvements

Duke Energy Generation Health and Safety Award of Excellence

2010

Engineering News-Record | ENR

  • 2019 | Mid-Atlantic Excellence in Safety Award of Merit
    SWIFT Demonstration Facility
  • 2019 | Mid-Atlantic Best Water / Environment Project
    SWIFT Demonstration Facility
  • 2015 | Southeast Merit Award, Water / Wastewater Category
    McAlpine WWMF D-B Effluent Filters Upgrade


  Top 400 Contractors      Top 200 Environmental Firms   
2015    #273    2015   #89
2014    #257   2014   #72
2013    #262   2013   #80
2012    #291   2012   #85
2011    #288   2011   #98
2010    #301   2010   #85
2009    #357   2009   #78
2008    #342   2008   #77

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Landfill Methane Outreach Program | LMOP

  • 2013 | Project of the Year
    Hickory Ridge Landfill Tri-Generation Project
  • 2011 | Project of the Year
    Zemel Road Landfill Gas Energy Plan / Zemel Road Landfill

NC Department of Labor, Carolina Star Program

  • 2002 | North Carolina “Building Star” Award

NC Department of Labor - Safety Achievement Award

  • 2017 - Gold
  • 2016 - Silver
  • 2015 - Silver
  • 2014 - Silver
  • 2013 - Silver
  • 2012 - Silver
  • 2011 - Silver
  • 2010 - Silver

US Army Corps of Engineers

Wilmington, NC District

  • 2012 | Certificate of Merit, “Without a Recordable Injury”Roanoke River Flood Reduction Project

Mobile, AL District

  • 2010 | Annual Safety Award, CONUS Large Category
    Anniston Army Depot Design-Build Industrial WWTP