Established in 1915, Black & Veatch Holding Company is one of the leading global engineering, consulting and construction firms in the United States. It has expertise in infrastructure development in energy, water, telecommunications, federal, management consulting and environmental markets. Located in Irvine, Calif., the company provides a range of services, such as conceptual and preliminary engineering, engineering design, procurement, construction, asset management, environmental, security design and consulting. It serves various markets, which include telecommunications, management consulting and federal. Black & Veatch Holding Company ranks in the Forbes listing of "500 largest private companies in the United States".