why century

Our Stake in Your Success Goes Beyond the Project

Founded in 1953, Century Engineering is a multidisciplinary engineering firm that sets the standard for what it means to be a responsible partner to clients, stakeholders, employees, and the communities in which we live and work.

This means we have a bigger stake in the outcome of every project, and that stake is what drives us to attend to the smallest of details without ever losing sight of the big picture.

Our Mission and Purpose

Bringing the dedication, responsiveness and commitment to quality and innovation that enables us to set new standards for responsible partnership.

Purpose: To deliver the best experience to our clients, employees and the community.

In pursuing this we will:

  • Provide a distinctive, professional service of outstanding value to our clients.
  • Make our company a great place to work for our employees.
  • Contribute through participation and donation to make our community a better place in which to live and work.
 

Our Values

We achieve our vision of responsible partnership through a set of values that guide our culture, decisions and actions.

 

Partnership

 

Ground Zero for Great Outcomes

The partnership we form with each client is the foundation from which the most powerful kinds of collaboration, communication, creativity and commitment are born.

Trust

 

Relationship Glue

We believe that trust is the glue that holds partnerships together and makes them stronger over time.

Knowledge and Expertise

 

Effectiveness Amplifiers

We hold that continually expanding our know-how and expertise is essential for continuing to open the doors of possibility for our clients.

Innovation and Collaboration

 

Progress Igniters

We are committed to bringing fresh ideas that advance our field and society. In support of this, we highly value the type of collaboration that puts innovation on the fast track.

Curiosity

 

Bedrock of Possibility

We believe that remaining open and curious is central to honoring all our values and, ultimately, being able to address our clients’ needs, solve their challenges and forward our profession.

Industry Commitment

Setting a higher standard requires continuous investment in our employees’ professional development and staying abreast of emerging trends, challenges and opportunities facing the engineering industry. We proudly support and engage with the following professional associations:

  • American Institute of Architecture (AIA)
  • Association of Construction and Engineering (ACE)
  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE)
  • American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA)
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA)
  • Association for Bridge Construction and Design (ABCD)
  • Chesapeake Area Society of Healthcare Engineering (CASHE)
  • County Engineers Association of Maryland (CEAM)
  • International Facility Managers Association (IFMA)
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
  • Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
 
Quick Facts
Quick Facts
Years
66
People
550+
Offices
16

"The exceptional engineering services provided by Century are performed in a thorough, professional, and timely manner."

John Scabis, P.E.

Engineering Supervisor, City of Rockville

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