Bechtel Retains First-Place Ranking on List of Top Contractors

24 May 2014 RESTON, Virginia

2014 Marks 16th Consecutive Year in #1 Spot

Bechtel once again has been named the top U.S. contractor by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. This marks the 16th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list.

In addition, Bechtel ranked number one on the following specialized lists:

  • Top 20 Petroleum
  • Top 20 Transportation
  • Top 20 Power
  • Top 20 Industrial
  • Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad  

“Customers count on us to deliver their most complex projects, which help build economies and transform communities.  That is an incredibly humbling honor,” said Bill Dudley, Bechtel’s president and CEO. “The 53,000 men and women who work at Bechtel take that responsibility to heart and work every day to keep our customers’ trust by staying true to our guiding principles of safety, quality, and integrity.”

Bechtel is currently partnered with customers worldwide on dozens of projects including:

  • four liquefied natural gas facilities in Australia
  • two rail lines of the Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia
  • a sustainable water-supply system for the Escondida mine in Chile’s
  • Atacama Desert
  • management and operation of Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories in the U.S.

Through its commitment to social, economic, and environmental sustainability, Bechtel has long helped improve the quality of life in communities where it works. The company’s iconic projects, from Hong Kong International Airport to the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System—bolstered by Bechtel’s investment in local businesses and training programs—foster economic growth. Further, the company provides volunteers and funding to five nonprofits that benefit communities around the world. These Signature Programs are DiscoverE, Engineers Without Borders, FIRST® Robotics, Junior Achievement®, and Ocean Exploration Trust.