Industry Rankings & Recognition

Sturgeon Electric is continually recognized for excellence in the industry in the areas of safety performance, safety leadership and our abilities in successful project execution. We’ve set a benchmark for excellence that has been recognized and awarded by the following organizations:




Engineering News-Record Mountain States – Top Specialty Contractors 2017
Sturgeon Electric Company was ranked #1 on Engineering News-Record Mountain States Top Specialty Contractor List for 2017. Sturgeon Electric has maintained a ranking in the top 5 since 2013.

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Engineering News-Record Mountain States – Top Specialty Contractors
Sturgeon Electric Company has been ranked as an Engineering News-Record Mountain States Top Specialty Contractor since 2011.




Engineering News-Record Mountain States – Best Regional Projects
In 2016, Sturgeon Electric received Best Specialty Construction and Award of Merit – Excellence in Safety for Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels – Fixed Fire Suppression System (EJMT) and Award of Merit – Highway/Bridge for US-HWY 36 Managed Lanes Project (US-HWY 36).





Denver Post Top Workplaces
Sturgeon Electric’s Colorado district is named in the Denver Post’s Top Workplace list since 2012. The company’s selection as a Top Workplace was based upon the responses of Sturgeon Electric employees to a survey conducted by the consulting firm Workplace Dynamics in conjunction with 44 major U.S. newspaper publishers, including The Denver Post.

Denver Business Journal Book of Lists – Specialty Contractors
Sturgeon Electric’s Colorado district has been ranked #1 Electrical Contractor in Denver Business Journal’s Book of Lists every year since 1999. The Denver Business Journal‘s Book of Lists is recognized throughout Denver, Colorado as a reliable and reputable reference for business information.






Annual Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Colorado Industry Gala and ACE Awards
In 2017, Sturgeon Electric’s Colorado district was awarded an AGC ACE Award for the Best Building Project, $6 Million – $10 Million, Specialty Contractor for the Denver Health Hospital Support Services Building.

Sturgeon Electric was awarded for two projects at the 2016 Annual Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Colorado Industry Gala and ACE Awards. Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels – Fixed Fire Suppression System (EJMT) was awarded Gold for the Best Building Project $2-$6 Million, Specialty Contractor category and US-HWY 36 Managed Lanes Project (US-HWY 36) was awarded Silver in the Best Building Project Over $10 Million, Specialty Contractor category.






AGC Construction Safety Excellence Award (CSEA)

In 2011, Sturgeon Electric was awarded the National Construction Safety Excellence Award (CSEA) in the Specialty Division by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC); and was recognized for innovation in management leadership, employee involvement, worksite analysis, orientation, training and educational programs and overall safety statistics.






OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
In 2008, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recognized two MYR Group subsidiaries for achieving STAR status in their Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) for the Mobile Workforce Demonstration for Construction, the highest VPP recognition level awarded by OSHA for workplace safety and health. Since 2008, MYR Group has maintained VPP STAR status program through the ability to continually elevate our safety program beyond industry rules and standards.

OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Special Government Employee Regional Special Government Employee (SGE) of the Year and Co-National SGE of the Year
In 2010, the safety manager for MYR Group’s subsidiary, Sturgeon Electric received these awards for epitomizing and exhibiting exceptional support, time, effort and action in VPP and volunteer activities that benefit the VPP and its stakeholders, and demonstrating outstanding commitment to the partnership ideals of the VPP.






NECA Safety Excellence Award Presented to Sturgeon Electric Company
Sturgeon Electric received the Safety Excellence Award from the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) for exemplary safety performance in 2015, 2013 and 2012.

NECA’s Safety Excellence Award is an elite safety recognition program focused on recognizing thriving companies that excel in multiple areas of their safety and health programs. Award recipients are selected based upon consistent OSHA recordable injury and fatality rates at levels lower than the industry standard, and implement internal company safety practices above and beyond basic compliance.

In 2017, Sturgeon Electric won Project Excellence Award from NECA for the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels Fixed Fire Suppression System Project completed in 2016.






Board of Certified Safety Professionals Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Award of Excellence
In 2012, MYR Group’s regional safety director received this award for outstanding leadership, knowledgeable expertise and commitment to the advancement in the SH&E industry.