People

Employees and Culture

Whatever the project or experience that first sparked your interest in engineering and architecture, we are pleased that you are interested in Dikita Enterprises, Inc.

Every Dikita project starts with a team of dedicated employees. We are always eager to take on individuals who are passionate about what they do. We look forward to a longlasting partnership together while we design and manage where people play, work, learn and live.

Awards and Recognitions

November 1, 2019
RBCA – Program Manager of the Year 2019

Year end award gala recipient

November 1, 2019
CMAA – North Texas Chapter – 2019

Renovation – Modernization, less than $20 million. DISD Solar Preparatory School for Girls. (Dikita/Vanir – A Joint Venture).

July, 2016
Distinguished Panelist

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO)

Sept/Oct 2014
Most Influential Women in Transportation, METRO Magazine
November 2013 (Recipient)
Teaming Partner Award

Sponsored by the Asian American Contractors Association of Texas (AACATX), this annual award is presented annually to the most supportive strategic partners of AACATX or its members.

December 2012 (Recipient)
Longevity Award

Presented for achieving 20 years of consecutive DBE Certification with North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (NCTRCA)

July 2012 (Recipient)
Largest North Texas Minority Owned Businesses

Sponsored by The Dallas Business Journal, this annual award recognizes Dallas businesses for their rapid growth and contribution to their successes and growing business ventures.

October 2011 (Recipient)
Fastest-Growing Family Business Award

Baylor University's Institute for Family Business conferred this award on Dikita in recognition of the firm as a successful family business that demonstrates rapid growth over a short-period of time and has implemented innovative business techniques in achieving this growth.

Spring 2011 (Recipient)
Medium-Sized Contractor of the Year

The Black Contractors Association (BCA) presented this award to Dikita in 2011 in recognition of our reputation for delivering quality services across a variety of industries.

September 2003 - (Recipient)
ASCE Engineering Achievement Award

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Wisconsin Chapter annual Engineering Achievement Award honoring the General Mitchell International Airport (GMIA) Parking Structure Addition project, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Project team award presented to Dikita Engineering for our contribution of civil engineering design services, towards the parking structure and associated improvement facilities development.

1993 - (Nominee)
Entrepreneur of the Year

Sponsored by Ernst and Young, Merrill Lynch and INC. Magazine, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards highlight the individuals and companies whose ingenuity, hard work and innovation have created successful and growing business ventures. Mr. Lucious Williams, President of Dikita Engineering was nominated for this prestigious award in both 1992 and 1993.

1992 & 1994 - (Recipient)
Dallas 100

Dikita Engineering was honored with the Dallas 100 Award. Sponsored by the CEO Institute and the Caruth Institute of Southern Methodist University, this annual award recognizes Dallas' 100 fastest growing private companies for their rapid growth and contribution to the local economy.

1991 - (Recipient)
Juanita Craft Foundation

The Juanita Craft Foundation annually awards for the contributions of businesses and business people to the community. In 1991, Mr. Lucious Williams received the Juanita Craft Award for Business Achievement.

1988 - (Recipient)
Quest for Success

Each year the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Miller Brewing Company sponsor the Quest for Success Award, selecting the top business man of the year in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to receive this award. Lucious Williams, President of Dikita Engineering, received the Quest for Success Award for 1988.

Testimonials

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Gary Thomas

John Proctor

Steve Knobbe

Dr. Lew Blackburn

Wayne Warren

Steven Mason

I appreciate the opportunity to be engaged in the delivery of a large project for a long term repeat Client.

Del

I am blessed at the type of work I get to do and the diversity of people I get to work with.

Sherri

What I enjoy is working for a company that is highly involved in the mass transit industry.

Hal

My reason for enjoying working for Dikita Enterprises is summed up in two words, family oriented. I’ve always been treated like a family member, not an employee.

Ervin

I started this company in 1979 by hocking my car. I took a loan out for 90 days, paid it back on the 89th day. Make a promise, Keep your promise. We have survived because of our integrity & ethical practices.

Lucious Williams Founder

The best thing about working for Dikita is I am able to grow in my career, learn new things about the construction field. I feel there are no limits as to what I am capable of because growth is important to Dikita.

Jessika

I enjoy working here because there is caring and good communication among all.

George

I have been working for Dikita for nearly two decades during which time I have enjoyed and appreciated the granted challenges, opportunities, and career growth. Thanks, Dikita, for all the support! 

David

I’ve learned so much while working at Dikita. Eve is knowledgeable and challenges you to want to become more knowledgeable as well. 

Deborah

Dikita is a family within a family that always cares about your professional development. The fact that the company cared enough to invest in my future, inspired me to invest in myself. 

Gary

I highly recommend Dikita to provide any facet of transportation corridor planning, transit studies, civil design, or rail construction.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

Under Dikita’s direction, many of our existing facilities were renovated and expanded to accommodate student growth.  They are an experienced team.

Cedar Hill Independent School District

“Dikita is always proactive”… “they are knowledgeable of the transit industry”… “Dikita developed innovative solutions to solve complex problems.”

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

…the Board of Trustees selected Dikita Engineering to serve as our Bond Program Manager. To date, we couldn’t be more pleased than we have been with the firm. Their services have been invaluable and without them, I do not believe we would have experienced the success we have enjoyed.

Cedar Hill Independent School District.

Dikita is one company that I would highly recommend because of their commitment and their dedication to completing the job the right was the first time.

Dallas Independent School District

…staff is highly qualified and has shown a true dedication to our economic development of Port Arthur.

If you are looking for a staff that can understand, articulate and further your endeavors, I highly recommend this company.

City of Port Arthur, Texas