In 1902, Norwegian immigrant Carl Overaa came to the U.S. to pursue his dream in the “land of opportunity” and opened a small construction business in Richmond, California.
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Overaa’s Volume reaches $100 million. Peter Kappelhof becomes president and John Painter becomes VP Operations. Jerry’s children, Carl, Kara and Erin join the company. The firm develops a niche in water treatment under the direction of Jeff Naff.
Overaa logs 600,000 manhours with an outstanding EMR of 7.0.
Overaa complete its largest project to date: a $37 M renovation of the Dublin San Ramon Services District Wastewater Treatment Plant. The project completes 5 months early.
Overaa builds a new office building.
Overaa becomes the #1 Fundraiser in Northern California for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (#6 nationally)
Beth Shalom is one of 8 finalists in the New World Architecture Festival in Barcelona, Spain.
Overaa becomes a member of Cal/OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), one of only 11 contractors in the state.
Project Management Institute (PMI) votes the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – National Ignition Facility Project of the Year (worldwide)
The Richmond Civic Center Revitalization Project receives top honors from the AIA, DBIA, and WRCPF.
The 60,000 SF $35 M, Las Positas College Center for the Arts receives LEED Gold certification.
Christopher Manning is named President.