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

11 May 2011 San Francisco, CA

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 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.


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