Awards

Top Jobs

The NUCA Top Jobs competition recognizes outstanding projects that exhibit innovative solutions to challenging obstacles, while producing the highest quality results.

Contractors may enter construction projects in the following 10 categories:

  1. Communications
  2. Electrical power
  3. Gas distribution
  4. Oil and gas pipelines
  5. Shale gas play
  6. Water or treatment plants
  7. Sanitary sewer collection/storm drains
  8. Water distribution
  9. Trenchless technologies
  10. Excavation/site development

 

Now Accepting Applications! Deadline December 15, 2017

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Chapter Awards

Awarded to NUCA chapters that support their members, NUCA, the industry, and their communities with outstanding quality publications, services, and events. The categories include:

• Special Events

• Legislative/Government Relations

• Educational Programs

• Periodical Publications

• Website

• Community Service (William H. Clausen Awards)

• Outstanding Contribution by a Chapter President

• Outstanding Contribution by a Chapter Executive Director (Jeffrey Hanson Memorial Award)

 

Now Accepting Nominations! Deadline January 19, 2018

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National Community Service Award

Available to all member types, the National Community Service Awards program honors the generous and creative community service projects planned and carried to fruition by NUCA member companies throughout the year.

Now Accepting Nominations! Deadline January 19, 2018

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Safety Awards

William H. Feather Safety Awards

Created to honor the contributions of the founding chairman of NUCA’s Safety Committee,William H. Feather, and to recognize the same commitment to safety demonstrated by other NUCA members.

Now Accepting Nominations! Deadline February 2, 2018

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Awards of Excellence

Ditchdigger of the Year

Presented annually at NUCA’s Convention to a contractor member who has made a significant contribution to NUCA and the underground utility construction and excavation industry.

Associate Member of the Year

Presented annually at NUCA’s Convention to an associate member who has made a significant contribution to NUCA and the underground utility construction and excavation industry.

We Dig America Award

This award is presented to a non-NUCA member who has made a significant contribution to NUCA and the underground utility construction and excavation industry.  The achievement must have national impact and the recipient must have national stature.

Now Accepting Nominations! Deadline December 8, 2017

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PAC Awards

Created to honor those NUCA chapters whose contributions to NUCA/PAC are exceptional in three different categories: Leadership, Teamwork, and Stewardship.

Leadership Award

Presented to the Chapter with the most President’s club Members for the year.

Teamwork Award

Presented to the Chapter with the highest dollar amount contributed per utility contractor member.

Stewardship Award

Presented to the NUCA chapter(s) with NUCA/PAC Club contributions of at least $10,000.

Patron’s Award

This individual Patron’s Award is given to a member whose total lifetime contributions to the NUCA/PAC has reached the $10,000 mark.