KLJ Wins Safety Awards

April 17th, 2015

KLJ was awarded the Occupational Safety Merit Award and the Commendation for Safety Award from the North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC). The Occupational Safety Merit Award is presented to companies displaying an incidence rate equal to or less than the national average in their North American industrial Classification System (NAICS) code, for 2014. The Commendation for Safety Award is presented to companies as recognition for reaching a special safety level in 2014. The NDSC awards are designed to promote incident prevention by honoring companies with outstanding safety programs, employees with superior safety records and North Dakota citizens who have gone above and beyond to improve the safety and health environments in their communities. Each year, companies and individuals are nominated and award winners are recognized at the prestigious Annual Awards Luncheon. Learn More


Steiner Named Young Engineer of the Year

April 17th, 2015

The North Dakota Society of Professional Engineers (NDSPE) named Shane Steiner the 2014 Young Engineer of the Year during their Annual Conference held April 13-15, 2015. The Young Engineer of Year Award acknowledges an outstanding engineer for achievements in education, professional societies, technical, civic and humanitarian activities, engineering and professional development. Steiner works in KLJ’s Aviation Group in the Bismarck office. He has served KLJ for more than seven years, providing airport planning and design solutions for clients throughout North Dakota and South Dakota. Steiner earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from University of North Dakota. Learn More


KLJ Wins NDSPE Awards

March 2nd, 2015

The North Dakota Society of Professional Engineers (NDSPE) has recognized two KLJ aviation projects in their annual chapter awards program. The Mandan Municipal Airport Runway 13-31 Reconstruction project was awarded Project of the Year by NDSPE Chapter Three and the Minot International Airport Terminal and Apron was awarded Outstanding Design by NDSPE Chapter Four (F-M Engineers Club). The NDSPE Chapter Three Project of the Year award recognizes a firm’s project that has applied innovative engineering or application of existing technologies, provided a benefit to society and an exceptional design as well as satisfied the client with respect to project size, scope and schedule. The NDSPE Chapter Four Outstanding Design award recognizes a firm’s project that has employed innovative or state of the art engineering practices to develop a unique project with an extraordinary design.   Learn More


KLJ Opens Second Office in Florida

February 23rd, 2015

KLJ is proud to announce that the company is expanding to Fort Myers, Florida. This is the firm’s second office in the state. The Fort Myers office will specialize in hydrogeology services and provide comprehensive water supply, water management and well water-system operations to the community and surrounding area. The office is located just off of College Parkway and US 41 at 12510 World Plaza Lane, Suite 1. The Fort Myers office brings the firm to 24 office locations in six states. The move exemplifies the company’s growth and goal toward becoming a national firm. “KLJ has evolved into an industry leader by excelling locally. Our office locations and local knowledge offer our clients a strategic advantage through understanding and knowing the communities in which we live and work and, we plan to provide the same quality service in Florida,” said Niles Hushka, KLJ’s CEO. As a leader in the industry the company will continue to provide unparalleled services to a variety of market sectors that sets the standard for quality and client satisfaction for local, regional and national infrastructure projects. Learn More


KLJ Selected as Oil and Gas Awards Finalist

January 16th, 2015

KLJ has been selected as an Engineering Company of the Year finalist for the annual Oil and Gas Awards. The awards recognize companies that have excelled in environmental stewardship, health and safety, efficiency, innovation and corporate responsibility. If selected to win, the award will further prove KLJ’s dedication to improving the health, safety and welfare of our communities. The third annual Oil and Gas Awards for the Rocky Mountain region will be presented in March following an Industry Summit. The summit will provide an opportunity for leading companies to network and share experiences on industry topics. Learn More


KLJ Wins Concrete Awards

January 6th, 2015

The North Dakota Ready Mix & Concrete Products Association (NDRM&CPA) has recognized two KLJ projects in their 2014 Gold Star Awards Program. The CHI St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center project has been selected as the Gold Star project in the Commercial Building Category, and the Empire Road and Willer Circle Paving has been selected as the Silver Star project in the Paved Concrete Category. NDRM&CPA recognizes projects in North Dakota for excellence in concrete and masonry design and construction. KLJ’s winning projects will receive an award and be featured in a special edition of the “Hard Facts Gold Star Awards” publication that is distributed throughout North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Learn More


KLJ Recognized as a Top Place to Work

December 31st, 2014

The North Dakota Young Professionals Network (NDYP) has recognized KLJ as one of the top places to work for young professionals in North Dakota. KLJ was runner-up in the 2014 NDYP Best Place to Work Awards. The annual awards acknowledge businesses that provide an exceptional place to work through support of young professionals’ personal and professional development, competitive benefits, advancement opportunities and community involvement. With young professionals representing more than 60 percent of the company, the recognition is a testament to KLJ’s commitment to young professionals in both their personal and professional lives. This is the second consecutive year KLJ has been recognized as a NDYP Top Place to Work. Learn More


KLJ Wins Merit Award

December 18th, 2014

KLJ recently received a Merit Award for outstanding asphalt pavement performance. The Minnesota Department of Transportation presented the award in recognition of KLJ’s construction contributions at the Eveleth-Virginia Municipal Airport (EVM) in Eveleth, Minnesota. KLJ’s work with EVM included reconstructing the main runway, converting an existing runway to turf, constructing new taxiways and installing a new airfield lighting system. Learn More