RESTON, Va., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today that is has been named one of "America's Best Employers for 2015" according to a new listing by Forbes magazine. The rankings are derived from an independent survey of more than 20,000 employees across the United States who would recommend their employer or any other employers in their industry to potential employees.
"To receive recognition as a 'best employer' validates our commitment to being an employer of choice," said Bechtel Chief Executive Officer Bill Dudley. "It is gratifying that Bechtel is seen by employees in our industry as one of the top companies to work for."
More than 20,000 employees of large U.S. employers were surveyed for the America's Best Employers list. The rankings were broken out among 25 industries. Bechtel is included in the construction, oil, gas, mining and chemicals sector. The entire list may be found at: http://www.forbes.com/best-employers/list/
Over the past several years, Bechtel has received numerous awards both in the U.S. and around the world for its employment practices.
- In November, Bechtel earned the Military Friendly Employer® title conferred by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines.
- Bechtel received the Employer of the Year Award in 2013 by the Queensland (Australia) Department of Education, Training and Employment for best practices in training;
- Bechtel was recognized in 2012 by the readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine as one of the best diversity companies;
- Bechtel was twice named one of the "35 Best Companies to Work For" in Chile by the Great Place to Work® Institute and Revista Capital magazine.
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 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. www.bechtel.com
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