Awards & Recognition

Be Recognized as the Best of the Best in Merit Shop Construction

Excellence In Construction Awards

The EIC awards honor every member of the construction team, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects are judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation and safety.

STEP Awards

Founded in 1989 as a safety benchmarking and improvement tool, STEP has evolved into a world-class safety management system that dramatically improves safety performance among participants regardless of company size or type of work. Participating ABC member firms measure their safety processes and policies on 25 key components through a detailed questionnaire with the goal of implementing or enhancing safety programs that reduce jobsite incidents.

STEP provides your company:

  • Structured approach to examine and further develop your company’s safety and loss prevention program.
  • Clear, legitimate, and objective methods to measure your company’s safety program improvements.

Craft Professionals
of the Year Awards

ABC Keystone will soon be accepting nominations for the Craft Professional Awards to be presented in 2024. Check back soon for entry updates!

Criteria is based on the nominee’s mastery of skills; safety performance; jobsite performance and productivity; leadership; and his or her on-the-job project information.

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Awards are available for each of the following trades:
Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Sitework, Interiors and Exterior Veneers

Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC)

The AQC program honors construction firms which have documented their commitment in five key areas of corporate responsibility:

Quality, Safety, Talent Management, Craft and Management Education & Community Relations

AQC designated contractors enjoy wide recognition within the industry, the business community and the public.