Bechtel Named Top U.S. Contractor for 13th Straight Year

San Francisco, CA - May 11, 2011

2011 Marks the 13th Consecutive Year of Recognition

Bechtel Corporation has been named the top U.S. contractor in 2011 by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. This marks the 13th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list.

“The ranking is a reflection of our employees’ dedication and their commitment to always deliver for our customers by effectively and efficiently getting the job done right, no matter how big, how complex or how remote,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Riley Bechtel. "Given ENR’s stature within the industry, this recognition is both humbling and rewarding for all of us at Bechtel. To be at the top for 13 years is something all of us can take pride in.”

In addition to being ranked #1 on the Top 400 contractors list, Bechtel was also ranked on the following specialized lists:
  • Top 20 Power Contractors
  • Top 20 Hazardous Waste Contractors
  • Top 20 Petroleum Contractors
  • Top 20 Transportation Contractors
  • Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad


About Bechtel

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 58,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in 40 countries.