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Achievement Awards

Honoring Individuals For Outstanding Contributions

Achievement Award Info Packet

AGC of California Achievement Awards honor individuals for their outstanding contributions to the construction industry. Awards are now open and close on September 15, 2021. Learn more and submit your entry below.

If you have questions about the AGC of California Achievement Awards, contact awards@agc-ca.org.

Associate Achievement Award

This award honors the hard work and dedication of exceptional AGC of California Associate Members. To be eligible, an Associate Member must have been engaged in providing a product or service to the construction industry for a minimum of 15 years, be a member in good standing or member-in-retirement. Qualified nominees will have made a significant contribution to the construction industry and be held in esteem by his/her peers.

Contractor Achievement Award

This award recognizes the significant contributions to AGC and the construction industry by individual member contractors. To be eligible, a person must have worked in the construction industry for a minimum of 25 years, be a member in good standing or a member-in-retirement of the AGC of California and be held in esteem by his/her peers. No Past President of the AGC of California shall be eligible for this award.

S.I.R. Achievement Award

This award honors Skill, Integrity and Responsibility. To be eligible, the individual may be from the public or private sector and must have made an outstanding contribution to California’s construction industry. No employee or member of the association shall be eligible for the S.I.R. Award.

Specialty Contractor Achievement Award

This award recognizes the significant contributions to AGC and the construction industry by individual member specialty contractors. To be eligible, a person must have worked in the construction industry for a minimum of 15 years, be a member in good standing or a member-in-retirement of the AGC of California and be held in esteem by his/her peers. No Past President of the AGC of California shall be eligible for this award.

2020 Achievement Award Winners

Associate Achievement Award
Phil George, P.E.

Phil has worked in the construction industry for over 40 years as both a union and open shop contractor on federal, state, local and private projects, including a number of general engineering projects. Through his first-hand experience supporting construction disputes between partnering companies, he has built a reputation as a professional committed to resolving issues early to create strong partnerships, save money, and allow all parties to enjoy their work. Phil has been active in AGC since 1983, serving on multiple committees, participating in union negotiations, and more. He earned is contractor license in 1984 and has been a member of multiple AGC chapters since.

S.I.R. Achievement Award
Dan Langford, Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters

Dan is Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC), overseeing more than 55,000 union carpenters across six states. With his leadership, Dan has placed the SWRCC on a path to long-term sustainability. Throughout his tenure, he has helped develop and implement multiple programs, including the Steward Program designed to build a stronger bridge between the union and contractors, the BOOTS and Brothers’ Keeper pre-apprenticeship programs designed to recruit diverse talent to SWRCC, and the Carpenters Union Participation Program which was designed to provide carpenters community volunteering opportunities. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dan personally advocated at the state and local levels alongside AGC of California to secure construction’s essential status. His leadership during this time earned him an invitation to join the Los Angeles County Economic Resiliency Task Force.

Contractor Achievement Award
George Bradshaw, Underground Construction Co., Inc.

George began his Underground Construction Co., Inc. career in 1983, and since that time has brought hard work and integrity to every decision. During his tenure, George has made a deep impact on the organization, most recently growing the company by over 1,200 employees while helping it navigate many legal, contractual, and labor challenges.  Beyond his work at Underground Construction Co., Inc. he has committed decades of his free time to AGC to advance the industry, serving on numerous committees in leadership capacities and will serve as the North Bay District Vice Chair in 2021. George has also committed to advancing the next generation of construction leaders, from going out of his way to meet AGC Student Chapter members to developing programs within his company designed to foster the development of engineers and managers.

2021 Legacy Sponsors

HCSS Construction Management Software
McCarthy Building Companies
Nor-Cal Pipeline Services