Awards & Recognition

ENR's Top 400 Contractors #267, 2018
Best Places to Work #17 San Francisco Times 2017
Healthiest Employers #2 San Francisco Business Times 2017
Largest Greater Bay Area Contractors #29, San Francisco Business Times, 2018
Largest General Contractor #21, Silicon Valley Business Journal, 2018
Jerry Overaa, Legacy Award, Engineering News Record, 2015
Largest Craft Labor Employer in Northern California, California Employers Association #2, 2015

 

  • Cal/OSHA
    • Overaa is a member of Cal/OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) 2009-2018
    • Construction Employers Association (CEA) Safety Award 2011, 2009, 2007
    • Excellence in Safety Award 2006-2013
    • President’s Safety Award 2013, 2012, 2010. To qualify, recipients must have a total incidence rate at least 50% below industry average; a lost workday incident rate at least 50% below industry average; an X-Mod no higher than .70; and qualified for Cal/OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program-Construction.

 

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Magazine
    • Top 400 Contactors #267, 2018
    • Top 400 Contractors #284, 2017
    • Top Contracting Firm #42 ENR California, 2017

 

  • San Francisco Business Times 
    • Best Places to Work #17, 2018
    • Healthiest Employers #2, 2018
    • Largest Bay Area Family-Owned Businesses #14, 2018
    • Largest Greater Bay Area Contractors #29, 2018
    • Largest Privately Held Companies in Bay Area #44, 2018

 

  • Silicon Valley Business Journal
    • Best Places to Work #17, 2017
    • Family-Owned Business #6, 2018
    • Healthiest Employers Midsize #2, 2017
    • Greater Bay Area Contractors #22, 2018

 

PROJECT AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) Design Awards
    • Los Positas College Barbara F. Mertes Center for the Arts AIA Design Excellence Award, AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter, 2012
    • Richmond Civic Center Revitalization Project received the Award of Honor for Historic Preservation and Innovation in Rehabilitation, AIA San Francisco Chapter, 2010
    • Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure received Excellence in Architecture at the AIA San Francisco Chapter, 2010
    • UCSF Mission Bay Building 23B Parking Structure won the AIA San Francisco Chapter Excellence in Architecture Award, 2009
    • Beth Sholom Congregation received the Unbuilt Design Honor Award at the AIA San Francisco Chapter, 2005

 

  • American Public Works Association (APWA)
    • Atwater Wastewater Treatment Plant Project – Project of the Year for a Regional Waste Water Treatment Plant, APWA Sacramento Section, 2012
    • Lodi Surface Water Treatment Facility Environment Category, Project of the Year in the Environment category, APWA Sacramento Section, 2012
    • Schellville Tertiary Treatment Plant in Sonoma, CA received the APWA Project of the Year Award, 2009
    • Healdsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant in Healdsburg, CA received the APWA Project of the Year Award in 2009
    • Woodland Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) received the American Public Works Association (APWA) Northern California Chapter Project of the Year award in 2007

 

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Davis Woodland Water Supply Project, Sacramento Section, "Outstanding Water Project of the Year," 2016.
    • Sacramento Section, for the Regional Treatment Plant for the City of Atwater, “Wastewater Project of the Year,” 2012

 

  • California Construction Magazine
    • Richmond City Hall,  “Overall Top Project,” and “Best of Government/Public,” 2009
    • Hollister Wastewater Treatment Plant, Top Projects in California, 2007
    • Genentech CCP-2 Manufacturing Expansion, Vacaville, CA, Best of California Industrial/Manufacturing, 2007
    • Beth Sholom Temple, Religious Facilities Award, 2008

 

 

  • California Preservation Foundation
    • Category Hearst Greek Theater Rehabilitation, Preservation Design Award in the Craftsmanship/Preservation Technology category, 2013
    • Richmond Civic Center, Preservation Design Awards in the Large Rehabilitation category, 2010

 

  • California Redevelopment Association
    • Alameda Theatre/Cineplex/Parking Structure Project - Award of Excellence in the Special Citation Category, 2009

 

  • Design Build Institute of America (DBIA)
    • Willie Brown Middle School, Distinction Award 2017

    • Richmond Civic Center Project was awarded the top honor in the Design Build Rehabilitation/ Renovation/ Restoration category, DBIA Western Region, 2010

 

  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Magazine
    • Sufism Reoriented ENR California Top Projects - Award of Merit Cultural/Worship Category, 2016

    • UC Berkeley’s Hearst Greek Theatre Renovation Project - Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration Category, 2012

 

  • East Bay Business Times Newspaper
    • Largest Construction Projects in the East Bay 2008 BART West Dublin/West Pleasanton Station, UC Berkeley Underhill Design Build Parking Facility and Athletic Turf, Berkeley, CA.
    • Largest East Bay Construction Projects 2007 #22 for Cal State East Bay Pioneer Heights Student Housing

 

  • Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI)
    • Dixon Wastewater Treatment Facility Envision Silver Award, 2017

 

  • International Parking Awards
    • UC Berkeley Underhill Parking Facility & Athletic Turf received the Award of Excellence in Category II & V for the 2009 International Parking Awards – the highest honors a parking structure can receive.

 

  • PCBC Gold Nugget Award
    • Outstanding Retail Project – Grand Award for Layette Mercantile, 2009

 

  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Manufacturers Association of California (PCMAC- affiliate of PCI)
    • Projects featured:
      • Kaiser South Sacramento Parking Structure
      • UCSF Mission Bay Building 23B Parking Structure

 

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
    • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory National Ignition Facility (NIF)  “Project of the Year” (worldwide) 2010

 

  • Real Estate & Construction Review Magazine
    • Cal State East Bay Pioneer Heights Student Housing Phase II recognized as one of the “Top Projects in California”, 2008

 

  • Recipients of the “Building of America” Awards, 2009

    • Saint Mary’s College Filippi Hall
    • Alameda Historic Theatre
    • UC Berkeley Underhill Parking Facility and Athletic Turf
    • Beth Sholom Temple
    • Richmond City Hall

 

  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
    • Beth Sholom Temple, San Francisco, CA Excellence in engineering design of a “Landmark Structure”, 2009

 

  • San Francisco Business Times Newspaper
      • Largest Projects on the Pennisula 2012: Hillview Middle School, Menlo Park, CA; Stanford Linear Accelerator Research Building 52; Menlo Park, CA; Aragon High School Theater, San Mateo, CA; VA Palo Alto Mental Health Training Facility, Palo Alto, CA.
      • Largest Construction Projects in the Bay Area 2009: Jamieson Canyon Water Treatment Plant Napa, CA; Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure San Francisco, CA; Pleasant Hill BART Garage Expansion in Walnut Creek, Lafayette Public Library, Lafayette, CA
      • Largest Construction Projects in the Bay Area 2008: BART West Dublin/West Pleasanton Station, Pleasanton, CA; Pleasant Hill BART Garage Expansion, Pleasant Hill, CA; UC Berkeley Underhill Design Build Parking Structure, Berkeley, CA.
      • Largest Construction Projects in the North Bay 2008: Healdsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant; 2009 Jamieson Canyon Water Treatment Plant, Healdsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant

     

    • OTHER AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
      • Community Service Award for the New Construction & Renovation of Livermore Civic Center Library, 2009
      • UC Berkeley Underhill Parking Facility & Athletic Turf was featured in the Contra Costa Times newspaper, December 28, 2007, “New Parking Structure Alters UC Berkeley’s South Side”
      • Beth Sholom was one of nine finalists under consideration in the religion and contemplation category of the new World Architecture Festival honors that were presented in Barcelona in October 2008. 
      • Beth Sholom was featured in Architectural Record and the San Francisco Chronicle.
      • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
      • Certificate of Appreciation for providing quality service - 2010 Key Supplier Management Program
      • ConocoPhillips Safety Awards
      • Outstanding Safety Achievement Award (2005-2009)
      • Certificate of Appreciation (2006) awarded for support of RAPP Barbecue
      • Certificate of Appreciation (2006) awarded for support of CAST Safety Forum
      • Community Outreach & Charity Work
        • Bay Area Rescue Mission 2011 Ray of Hope Award for Corporate Sponsorship
        • “#1 Fundraiser in Northern California” for National Multiple Sclerosis Society, raising over $50,000 in 2007 #6 nationally
        • “#2 Fundraiser in Northern California” for National Multiple Sclerosis Society, raising $33,693 in 2008