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Commercial | C. H. GUERNSEY & COMPANY Still Going Stronger ith 81 years of design experience behind it, Oklahoma City-based C. H. GUERNSEY & Co. strives for unmatched client satisfaction. The company is currently ranked No. 420 in Engineering News Record’s top-500 design firms, moving up from 479 in 2008. GUERNSEY is a multidiscipline Starting as a small, one-man civil engineering firm in remote engineering, architecture and Cherokee, Okla., in 1928, GUERNSEY has grown into a multi-discipline consulting firm. engineering, architecture and consulting firm with more than 150 employees. Today, GUERNSEY’s services range from architecture, engiGUERNSEY completed neering, environmental and analytical solutions. work on the Duncan, Okla., airport terminal. What makes GUERNSEY successful is keeping its focus on core values: clients, staff and quality, it says. GUERNSEY’s clients range from the Department of Defense to municipalities, and from cooperatives to private sector clients. With a wide range of clientele, it’s important for GUERNSEY to provide the solutions its clients are seeking and to continue to grow with the trends. As project types and delivery systems change, so does GUERNSEY. In the 1990s, GUERNSEY worked on projects such as hangars and maintenance facilities that were design/bid/build. Today, GUERNSEY seeks many opportunities for fitness centers and child development centers that are design/build. “To meet the needs of our clients, GUERNSEY had to change our approach and follow the trends our clients were following,” Senior Vice President Kent Hanebaum says. To keep up with these changes, GUERNSEY added new disciplines such as cost estimators, mechanical and electrical engineers, and interior designers to their resumes. “Our employees and their skills are a big part of what makes GUERNSEY completed GUERNSEY so successful,” President and CEO Michael Moore says. “It’s part of the Aviaton Rescue important to GUERNSEY as a company to focus on the well-being of our Swimmer School for the Navy in Pensacola, Fla. staff and give them opportunities to grow.” Employees are required to complete 15 hours of professional development hours (PDH) per year, but are encouraged to complete more. These hours include participating in professional organizations, training, workshops and continuing education. “By giving our employees these opportuwww.chguernsey.com nities, we are allowing them to grow in • HQ: Oklahoma City their fields and bring new ideas to the • Annual revenues: $32 million+ table and to the client,” Moore says. • Employees: 150+ “By allowing our employees the opportunity to grow in their fields, GUERNSEY is also growing as an organization,” he continues. “With more disciplines being added through the years, it has helped make others more successful. It has « W 81-YEAR-OLD C. H. GUERNSEY & CO. IS WORKING TOWARD ITS BEST YEARS YET. « « C. H. GUERNSEY & Co. the skills “Our employees andwhatirmakes are a big part of It’s impor[us] so successful. us on the tant [for us] to foc ff.” well-being of our sta –Michael Moore, president and CEO CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM OCTOBER 2009
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - October 2009
Construction Today - October 2009
Regional Spotlight: Southwest
Ledcor Construction Hawaii LLC
C.H. GUERNSEY & Co.
First Gulf Development Corp.: Meadowvale Corporate Centre
Jacobsen Construction: Workers Compensation Fund Headquarters
Novak Construction Co.
Affordable Concepts Inc.
HBD Construction Inc.: Edwardsville Crossing
Ledcor Construction: Napa, Calif.
Mared Mechanical Contractors Corp.
Myers & Chapman Inc.
Summit Contractors Group Inc.
Wilcox Construction Inc.
Special Focus: Mergers & Acquisitions
Hensel Phelps: Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport Sky Train
Circle Construction LLC
Electrical Contractors Inc.
Everett, Wash., Department of Public Works
Imco General Construction Inc.: Arlington WWTP
New Prince Concrete Construction
R.N. Rouse & Co. Inc.
Stanek Constructors Inc.
Fort Lewis: New Barracks, Army Growth Complex and Support Battalion
Torcon Inc.: Brookhaven National Laboratory’s National Synchrotron Light Source II
Bovis Lend Lease: FBI Denver HQ
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
Bird Construction Co.: Shearwater Helicopter Base
Carbon Constructors Inc.
Consultants & Builders Inc.
Emerick Construction Co.: Rock Creek Middle School
Broadmoor/Boh Brothers Construction Co.: U.S. Coast Guard Integrated Support Command
Cahill Contractors Inc.: The Oakland Museum of California Phase 1
Flintco Inc.: Germantown Women & Children’s Pavilion
Gamma Construction Co.
Kreizenbeck Constructors: BSU Student Union
Pizzagalli Construction Co.: FAHC Radiation Oncology
Robins & Morton: Lincoln Hospital
Steele & Freeman Inc.
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. (TNDC)
W.G. Yates & Sons Construction: Armed Forces Retirement Village
BBL Construction Services LLC: The Glen at Sugar Hill Apartments
Chelsea Investment Corp.
Affirmed Housing Group
Westland Construction Inc.: Bridges at Citifront
Product Showcase: Plumbing Equipment
Hunzinger Construction Co.: Johnson Controls Headquarters
B.L. Harbert International LLC: S.O.F. 5th Special Forces Battalion Operations Complex
Duke Construction: Monarch Beverage Co. Headquarters
Irish Construction Co.
TMU LLC (Triune)
Last Look: Consultants & Builders Inc.
Construction Today - October 2009