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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Washington Group International

4 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $1.6M in penalties

Washington Group International provides integrated engineering, construction, and management services for businesses and governments worldwide. With more than $3 billion in annual revenue, the company has approximately 24,000 employees around the world working in power, environmental management, defense, oil and gas processing, mining, industrial facilities, transportation, and water resources. In May 2007, URS Corporation acquired Washington Group International in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $2.6 billion. The company is now named the Washington Division of URS Corporation.

Correspondence Date
Letter to WGI 4/12/2007
Second Letter to WGI 6/7/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2015 N/A $12.9M
2014 N/A $-232,655
2013 N/A $765,214
2012 N/A $10.7M
2011 N/A $58.0M

4 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
3/17/2008 Racial Harassment and Retaliation
Washington Group International
$1,500,000
5/26/2004 Release of Nerve Agent at the Johnson Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal Facility
Washington Group International
$51,699
10/31/2003 Violating Nuclear Safety Requirements (Idaho National Environmental and Engineering Lab)
Washington Group International
$55,000
10/1/2003 Violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
Washington Group International
$3,480

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