Ch2m Hill Companies, Ltd is an employee owned American company that provides design, construction, operations and consulting services to corporations and local, state and federal governments. Ch2m Hill Companies, Ltd operates primarily in the procurement, constructions, engineering and operation industry. Ch2m Hill Companies, Ltd was founded in the year 1946 by Prof. Fred Merryfield, a professor of civil engineering in Oregon State University together with 3 other students. The company has grown expanded significantly since its inception and as of 2011; it has assets worth over $2.5 billion and an employee population of about 30,000. Ch2m Hill Companies, Ltd is based in Englewood, Colorado.