Civil Engineering’s Teachable Moments

As a project manager in Baseline’s Civil Engineering division, Mike White, P.E., understands the intricacies of the projects he manages inside and out. The Colorado School of Mines (CSM) recently tapped into his knowledge. CSM invited Mike to give a presentation about water quality and underground detention. Representatives from student chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Associated General Contractors of America were his audience.

Mike not only found the ideal project to ...

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Civil Engineering Internship Emphasizes Land Development

From the bicycle-friendly city of Davis, California, to the same in Golden, Colorado School of Mines’ (CSM) student, Maito Okamoto, is experiencing what it’s like to live in a different state as well as what it’s like to attend an engineering-exclusive school.

Maito is a second generation immigrant from Japan. His first language was Japanese, but he learned English when he started school. Although the cultural diversity in Colorado isn’t as vast as California, Maito is settling in. He’s the ...

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Baseline’s Employee Sabbatical Leads to Southeast Asia

Here’s the second snapshot of a Baseline employee sabbatical. (The first snapshot was of our Business Development Manager, Rick Behning’s trip to Morocco.) During the eighth year of work (after working seven full, consecutive years), our full-time civil engineers, land surveyors, community planners and water/wastewater engineers are eligible for paid sabbaticals. This benefit includes 22 consecutive business days off plus approval on a discretionary bonus up to $2,000. The bonus can be applied to flight, lodging and other approved trip ...

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Employee Sabbatical Provides Unique Enrichment Getaway

What I did on my summer vacation takes on a whole new meaning when its a Baseline employee sabbatical for our civil engineers, land surveyors, community planners and water/wastewater engineers. During the eighth year of work (after working seven full, consecutive years), full-time employees are eligible for paid sabbaticals. This benefit includes 22 consecutive business days off plus approval on a discretionary bonus up to $2,000. The bonus can be applied to flight, lodging and other approved trip expenses.

Over the summer, two of ...

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Colorado State University’s Jenna Howard Receives 2015 Baseline Engineering Scholarship

Baseline is proud to support Colorado State University’s (CSU) College of Engineering students. This year’s Baseline Engineering Scholarship winner is Jenna Howard. A committee appointed by the Dean of the College of Engineering selected Jenna based on the scholarship’s criteria:

  • Full-time undergraduate student within the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Major in Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Minimum overall 2.75 GPA
  • Preference given to students from rural communities covering a six-state region.

According to the Department’s Coordinator, Linda Hinshaw, Jenna not only met or surpassed all ...

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Thank You Bismarck, ND Fire Fighters

Baseline extends a heartfelt thank you to Bismarck ND Firethe Bismarck Rural Fire Department and North Dakota National Guard. Their teamwork not only saved our Dakota Division Manager’s home, but all homes!  No homes or lives were lost in the burning of approximately 2,000 acres. A truly amazing effort by mostly volunteers!

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Clients & Employees Earn Baseline Fastest-growing Private Companies

2014 Fastest-growing Private Co Top 50Results are in for the Denver Business Journal’s top 50 finalists in the 2014 Fastest-growing Private Companies awards.  Baseline earned #2 in Flight IV, companies with annual revenues between $3.6 million and $9.9 million.  Companies were ranked in five flights based on the percentage of growth for ...

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Be The Change Volunteers for Tanzanian School

Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi

As BaselinBe The Change Volunteerse’s Division Manager, Rick Behning has extensive experience helping public- and private-sector clients with their civil engineering needs. However, none has meant more personally and professionally than his volunteer assignment in Tanzania for Be The Change Volunteers (BTCV). This development aid, non-profit was formed in 2007 when friends rebuilt a school used in the ...

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USA Pro Challenge Cyclists Race by Baseline

Thanks to Golden Moves and the City of Golden for hosting Stage 6 of the USA Pro Challenge on August 24.  Baseline was proud to be a 2014 sponsor.  Cyclists raced down Washington Street under the iconic “Howdy Folks!  Welcome to Golden” arch.  This year’s route also included Baseline’s new headquarters at 1950 Ford Street.  Congratulations to Aspen’s Tejay van Garderen for winning his second USA Pro Challenge!

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Proud to Sponsor Stage 6 of USA Pro Challenge 2014

It’s back–USA Pro Challenge!  The City of Golden is hosting Stage 6, and Baseline is a proud sponsor. If you want to be in the middle of the action, Parfet Park is the place to be for the Watch Party:

Saturday, August 23

  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Kids’ Bicycle Rodeo in Golden Community Center parking lot — FREE helmets!
  • 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. — Double feature, “With My Own Two Wheels” and “American Flyers”

Sunday, August 24

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