Founded in Golden, Colorado in 1998, Baseline Engineering Corporation has become one of the leading engineering, planning, and surveying firms in the Front Range/Rocky Mountain Region. We initially got our start by providing traditional civil engineering services for new infrastructure and land-use planning in a growing region. Since then, we’ve added expertise in sustainable water and wastewater treatment, public works projects, transportation, utilities, residential, large-facility site design, land surveying, landscape design, and permitting at all levels.
John McLain forms Baseline Engineering Corporation.
Baseline Engineering Corporation becomes a registered business.
Baseline designs all site, utility, and surrounding public improvements at the 120,000-sf Stevinson Toyota facility on 13.5 acres in Lakewood, CO.
Baseline embarks on upgrading the Town of Red Cliff’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. Red Cliff is the oldest town in Eagle County, CO.
A native from Costa Rica joins Baseline, forming the partnership, Baseline Costa Rica S.A. This partnership with local management and US know-how tackles water and wastewater treatment issues. It also gives US community developers a reliable resource.
Baseline opens a branch office in Greeley, CO, to meet the demands of a growing area, as well as to serve rural and energy clients.
Baseline Engineering Costa Rica S.A. provides a complete water and wastewater master plan for a 1,100-acre development, Las Catalinas, in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
Baseline celebrates its 10th anniversary. Baseline also opens a branch office in Steamboat Springs, CO, to enhance our mountain presence by serving communities west of the Continental Divide.
Baseline completes final engineering plans and specs for the Town of Red Cliff’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, enabling the Town to receive 2009 Recovery Act Funding.
Baseline prepares design documents for a state-of-the-art roundabout on South Golden Road in Golden, CO. This roundabout later became NREL’s Research Road, part of a $4M transportation project. Baseline’s work receives industry recognition from Engineering News-Record Mountain States.
Baseline completes final engineering plans and specs for the City of Benkelman’s Arsenic and Uranium Water Treatment Plant in Nebraska.
Baseline opens a branch office in Williston, North Dakota, to meet the needs of a fast growing region.
Baseline is named a Top 50 Finalist in the Denver Business Journal’s Fastest-growing Private Companies and is the highest-ranking, Colorado-based firm to make the Hot Firm List, an exclusive ranking of the top 100 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada. Baseline converts the City of Golden’s historic St. James Lutheran Church into its headquarters and opens a regional office in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Baseline makes the Denver Business Journal’s Fastest-growing Private Companies and Hot Firm List for the second consecutive year.
Baseline’s Central Park Drive Reconstruction project in Steamboat Springs wins Best in Colorado award for City Street or New Construction from the Colorado Asphalt Pavement Association.
Baseline moves its Greeley office to Loveland, CO and also opens a downtown Denver office in the RiNo District.
Baseline celebrates its 20th anniversary. Baseline also moves its headquarters office in Golden from the historic St. James Lutheran Church to 112 N. Rubey Drive, #210, Golden, CO 80403.
Baseline receives Best Firm to Work for and Marketing Excellence awards from Zweig Group and Best Rocky Mountain State Project Merit Award from Engineering-News Record. Baseline also acquires Obering, Wurth & Associates in Colorado Springs.
Baseline awarded the Denver Post 2022 Top Workplace and the Denver Business Journal’s 2022 Best Places to Work. Baseline’s Mt. Werner Road and Steamboat Blvd. Intersection Improvements Project wins the Public Works Project Award for Transportation in a Medium Community from the American Public Works Association, Colorado Chapter.
Baseline acquires Casey Resources, Inc. and provides environmental consulting, remediation, and management services.
Baseline celebrates its 25th anniversary and is awarded the Denver Post 2023 Top Workplace. Baseline’s Loveland office moves to its new location in Fort Collins.
Since our firm’s beginnings, we have pioneered new ways of treating water and wastewater and have provided excellence in engineering, land planning, and surveying while setting a high standard for customer service. We look forward to continuing these commitments as one of the best engineering companies in Colorado.