ENR Top US Contractor

ENR Top US Contractor

09 May 2012

Bechtel Corporation has been named the top U.S. contractor in 2012 by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. This marks the 14th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list. 

Bechtel Project Recognized for Safety Performance

Bechtel Project Recognized for Safety Performance

03 May 2012

An independent safety and health organization regulated by Chilean Workers Compensation Law, has recognized Bechtel Chile Ltd. for its performance on the Los Bronces Development project. It named Los Bronces the country’s safest major mining project during the last 10 years. 

NIOSH Safe-in-Sound Award

NIOSH Safe-in-Sound Award

05 March 2012

The Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state received a 2012 Safe-in-Sound award from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Hearing Conservation Association. This is the first construction project to ever receive the award, which honors companies that have demonstrated dedication to hearing loss prevention through workplace programs and practices. 

Top Minority Employer

Top Minority Employer

21 February 2012

For the 8th consecutive year, Bechtel earned a spot the Top 50 Employers List, chosen by the readers of 
Minority Engineer. The list is based on results of a survey that asked readers for which companies they would most prefer to work or believe are progressive in hiring minority engineers.

Environmentally Friendly Purchasing Practice

Environmentally Friendly Purchasing Practice

17 November 2011

Bechtel received a Leadership in Greener Purchasing Award, recognizing the company’s efforts to incorporate sustainability into its procurement practices. Office Depot presents the award to customers who purchase greener products, which it believes is indicative of a company’s broader environmental program. 

Great Place to Work Names Bechtel One of 35 Best Companies in Chile

Great Place to Work Names Bechtel One of 35 Best Companies in Chile

16 November 2011

Bechtel has been named one of the 35 Best Companies to Work For in Chile by the Great Place to Work® Institute and Revista Capital magazine. This is the first year the company participated in the process to be considered for the list and is the only engineering and construction company to make the list. The company ranked 34th and is one of nearly 200 companies that participated in the list process. 

Emerging Leaders Award, Society of Women Engineers

Emerging Leaders Award, Society of Women Engineers

17 October 2011

Bechtel engineer Colleen Layman received the 2011 Emerging Leaders Award in Manufacturing and Construction. The Emerging Leaders Awards recognize women engineers for their technical excellence and serving as a role model in the industry. 

Best Diversity Company, 3rd Consecutive Year

Best Diversity Company, 3rd Consecutive Year

01 July 2011

For the third consecutive year, readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology recognized Bechtel as a Best Diversity Company. The recognition is awarded to corporations, government agencies, and other organizations in the United States that readers vote as doing the best work in diversity, which includes support of minorities and women, and commitment to supplier diversity.