Bechtel (BEK tl) is the world's No. 1 choice for engineering, construction, and project management.
Our diverse portfolio encompasses energy, transportation, communications, mining, oil and gas, and government services. We currently have projects in dozens of locations worldwide, from Alaska to Australia. No matter how challenging a project or how remote its location, chances are Bechtel can handle it. That's because we bring an unmatched combination of knowledge, skill, experience, and customer commitment to every job.
We have had record revenues for the past six years, and Engineering News-Record (ENR) has named Bechtel the top U.S. construction contractor for 15 straight years.
While we work for governments and commercial customers, our projects have helped grow local economies and improve the quality of life for communities and people around the world. Time and again our work has demonstrated that the only limits on human achievement are those that we place on ourselves.
Privately owned with headquarters in San Francisco, we have offices around the world and more than 53,000 employees. In 2012, we had revenues of $37.9 billion (in U.S. dollars) and new contract awards valued at $23.9 billion (in U.S. dollars)
Founded in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 23,000 projects in 140 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues join with customers, partners, and suppliers on hundreds of diverse projects in nearly 50 countries. Among the work we do, includes:
While we work for governments and commercial customers, our projects help grow local economies and improve the quality of life for communities and people around the world.
Integrity: Bechtel’s culture is grounded in integrity and respect. This means holding the highest standards of ethical business culture. Our reputation for adhering to these standards is one of our most valuable assets.
Quality: Bechtel is built upon time-tested values of excellence and integrity. The reliability of our performance and the enduring quality of our projects, are evidenced in our quality work for our customers. We never rest and continually strive to improve our performance through Six Sigma and other initiatives.
At Bechtel, we believe every accident is preventable, and we continue our pursuit of zero accidents.
Bechtel has been on the forefront of engineering and construction for115 years. What began as a railroad-grading operation in the Oklahoma Territory has grown into a multinational company with hundreds of projects around the world. Some of our signature projects include: