ENR Honors Becon Executive

January 10, 2008 Engineering News-Record has named Tim Horst, president of Becon Construction, a Bechtel subsidiary, one of its Top 25 Newsmakers of 2007 . ENR recognized Horst for his work on the Gulf Coast Workforce Development Initiative (GCWDI) and its “I’m GREAT” campaign. GCWDI was established to recruit and train construction craft workers for the U.S. Gulf Coast region, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Horst has been program manager for the training of nearly 16,000 people so far through the “I’m GREAT” campaign.

Bechtel joined other companies, community colleges, labor organizations, and government agencies to support the GCWDI effort. 

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Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.