CORE Ranked #8 on Denver Business Journal’s Best Places to Work List


Now this is something to celebrate… CORE was ranked #8 in the Denver Business Journal’s prestigious Best Places to Work List in the medium-sized company category! Finalists were announced in May, and awards were presented at a special reception held on June 20, 2018.

CORE was represented at the reception by Blake Calvert (President & CEO), Scheri Thatcher (Office Manager), Brandon Smith (Natural Resources), Tom Girard (Land Surveying), Leslie-Ann Minor (Civil Engineering), and Rob Hansen (Civil Engineering). As cocktail sponsor, CORE was also well represented by a specialty drink dubbed the “CORE Cocktail.”

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We’re a team of engineers, scientists and land surveyors with a passion for Colorado and the communities where we live and work. We work hard, play hard, innovate, learn and challenge ourselves every day. We’ve built a culture that embraces a healthy lifestyle and empowers our employees to make a difference in the office and in our community. We’re committed to taking care of each other and living our best life!

CORE offers generous health benefits and paid time off, Opt Outside Program ($500 annual reimbursement for outdoor gear, ski passes, etc.), paid volunteer days, wellness program, monthly catered lunches and happy hours, flexible schedules, telecommuting, RTD FlexPass, professional development, fully stocked drink refrigerator, and numerous company sponsored events.


CORE named Best Place to Work For 2nd year in a row!


Zweig’s Best Firms to Work For Award recognizes the top architecture, structural engineering, civil engineering, environmental, geotechnical engineering, landscape architecture/planning, and multi-discipline firms in the US and Canada based on their workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, and much more. 

This year, CORE ranked No. 29 in the Multi-Discipline category, up 13 spots from 2017. Thanks to all of our employees for making CORE a great place to work!



1    Garver
2    Bowers + Kubota Consulting
3    Fitzemeyer & Tocci
4    TNP, Inc.
5    TowerPinkster
6    P2S Inc
7    Passero Associates
8    Maser Consulting
9    LJA Engineering
10    CRW Engineering Group LLC
11    Langan
12    Coffman Engineers, Inc.
13    Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc.
14    Foresite Group
15    E.K. Fox & Associates, Ltd.
16    GeoDesign, Inc.
17    Hanson Professional Services Inc
T18    Gale Associates, Inc
T18    Halff Associates, Inc.
19    Pond & Company
20    EDG
21    Ampirical
22    ISG
23    WGI
24    Environmental Design Group
25    Westwood Professional Services
26    Chen Moore and Associates
27    Aguirre & Fields, LP
28    Allana Buick & Bers
29    CORE Consultants, Inc
30    MBP
31    GEA Consulting Engineers
32    JQ Engineering, LLP
33    SWBR
34    Kleinschmidt Associates
35    TLC Engineering for Architecture
36    Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C.
37    DY Consultants
38    Ware Malcomb
39    BIG RED DOG Engineering
40    RTM & Associates
41    Metro Consulting Associates
42    HFA
43    Gaskins Surveying Company
44    H2M
45    PDC Engineers
46    LACO Associates
47    Sanderson Stewart
48    The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc.
49    Sam Schwartz
50    Luckett & Farley
51    The Vertex Companies, Inc
52    Arrow Engineering
53    WestLAND Group
54    IIW, P.C.
55    Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
56    GATE
57    Harley Ellis Devereaux
58    The Rock Brook Consulting Group, PA


Bike to Work Day 2017!

CORE team members celebrate Bike to Work Day 2017!

About 1/3 of the Littleton office commuted by bike a combined 200+ miles Wednesday.    All fueled up with complementary breakfast burritos and T-shirts at the office.  Thanks to all that joined in!

Pictured L to R Front: Leslie-Anne, Justin, Scheri, Tina, Jake, Chris; Back L to R:Dave, Michael, Dennis, Justin, Kevin

National Engineers Week - Day 2!

CORE continues with our National Engineering Week festivities.  

The Strongest Shapes contest was on tap.  Two teams ended up winners. Using only note cards and tape, 5 teams built bridges to span 12".  Each winning bridge was able to support 5 Hot Wheels cars, 1 Costco sized oatmeal container, 2 reams of copy paper, a giant box of Goldfish, 1 Nalgene full water bottle, and 2 boxes of foil.  

Congrats to Team 5: Rob, Blake, Leif, and Leslie-Ann and Team 3: David B., Kevin, Zane, and Leonard

National Chili Day - February 23

CORE celebrated National Chili Day (Annually the 4th Thursday in Feb) with an office Chili Cook Off.  A Denver snow day is perfect weather for Chili.

Congratulations to Dave N, for taking first place.  Leif B. 2nd, Mitch W. 3rd, Jeff A. 4th, Team Hormel Can (Chris H. and Leonard) 5th, and Nick W. 6th.

Thanks to all!