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The 20 Best Construction Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (December 2019)

Looking for a new job in construction? Check our list of the most female-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best construction companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Construction companies on this list have been rated by 20 or more participants as of December 3, 2019. Rate your company ›

The 20 best construction companies to work for

1. CH2M

3.5 stars

CH2M is a civil engineering company headquartered in the Englewood, CO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CH2M:

"CH2M is focused on a diverse workplace. Opportunities have opened up for me that I wouldn't have expected in such a male dominated field."

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2. 3M

3.3 stars

3M is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Alexandria, MN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars) and paid time off (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for 3M:

"Manufacturing has a very male-centric history. In the last few years, I've been pleasantly surprised by 3ms inclusive atmosphere even at the most basic, floor level. I am treate..."

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3. Gensler

3.3 stars

Gensler is an architecture & planning company headquartered in the Los Angeles, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.0 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Gensler:

"I loved Gensler. The place itself is a big motivator and source of inspiration to be learn and grow. I was an intern when I worked there, and I was surrounded by female leaders ..."

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4. HNTB

3.1 stars

HNTB is a civil engineering company headquartered in the Kansas City, MO area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

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5. Owens Corning

3.1 stars

Owens Corning is a building materials company headquartered in the Toledo, OH area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for employer responsiveness (3.8 stars) and wellness initiatives (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Owens Corning:

"A whole bunch of productuve team players work at Owens Corning. It has excellent benefits and values it's employee health, welfare and work experiences . It really is a great co..."

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6. United Rentals, Inc.

3.1 stars

United Rentals, Inc. is a construction company headquartered in the Stamford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.6 stars).

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7. Burns & McDonnell

3.1 stars

Burns & McDonnell is a civil engineering company headquartered in the Chesterfield, MO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for salary satisfaction (3.6 stars) and the people you work with (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Burns & McDonnell:

"The people and the social aspect of the job were great! I felt like I had a family there and have stayed in contact with a lot of the people there even though I'm no longer ther..."

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8. Arcadis

3.1 stars

Arcadis is a civil engineering company headquartered in the Highlands Ranch, CO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for ability to telecommute (4.0 stars) and flexible work hours (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Arcadis:

"Arcadis does a lot for women in the workplace including a dedicated lactation room in many offices and even in some cases allowing women to come back to work after several years..."

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9. Marshalls plc

3.0 stars

Marshalls plc is a building materials company headquartered in the Elland area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Marshalls plc:

"Overall the best company I’ve ever worked for in terms of employee relations."

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10. Black & Veatch

2.9 stars

Black & Veatch is a construction company headquartered in the Overland Park, KS area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and flexible work hours (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Black & Veatch:

"Not working at the actual corporate headquarters in Kansas City means ineffective communication, support for satellite employees, and a misleading contingency to conversion time..."

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11. Bosch

2.9 stars

Bosch is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Farmington Hills, MI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.4 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bosch:

"Great place to work for men. Not a horrible place to work for women."

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12. Jacobs

2.9 stars

Jacobs is a construction company headquartered in the Dallas, TX area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (3.8 stars) and flexible work hours (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Jacobs:

"In the particular environment there aren't many women, let alone ones that work in a position similar to mine. Overall, I am mostly satisfied. I firmly believe in y particular..."

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13. Dillons Grocery Store

2.8 stars

Dillons Grocery Store is an architecture & planning company headquartered in the Lawrence, KS area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Dillons Grocery Store:

"Last two presidents were women and the majority of store managers are women. "

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14. Kiewit

2.8 stars

Kiewit is a construction company headquartered in the Omaha, NE area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.8 stars) and learning opportunities (3.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Kiewit:

"Representation of women is lacking, but the support the company offers for the women that are here is great."

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15. AECOM

2.8 stars

AECOM is a civil engineering company headquartered in the Los Angeles, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (3.4 stars) and the people you work with (3.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for AECOM:

"In day-to-day interactions, women are treated respectfully and equally. However, there is a notable lack of women and people of color at the upper levels of management. It see..."

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16. D.R. Horton

2.8 stars

D.R. Horton is a construction company headquartered in the Fort Worth, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.5 stars) and paid time off (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for D.R. Horton:

"I love it here!"

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17. Fluor Corp.

2.7 stars

Fluor Corp. is a construction company headquartered in the Greenville, SC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Fluor Corp.:

"The company makes attempts to increase the number of women in a male dominated engineering company, but falls short on execution. Progress is being made, just in small steps."

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18. Johnson Controls

2.7 stars

Johnson Controls is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Milwaukee, WI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and the people you work with (3.1 stars).

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19. Bechtel Corporation

2.7 stars

Bechtel Corporation is a construction company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bechtel Corporation:

"I love this company. Great network of female leaders across the globe. Has women's network, women's leadership conference, and great leadership development through Bechtel Unive..."

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20. Parker Hannifin

2.6 stars

Parker Hannifin is a mechanical or industrial engineering company headquartered in the Cleveland, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.5 stars) and paid time off (3.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Parker Hannifin:

"I like working with manufacturing and Parker has a great handle on the performance and management of the company. Cautious and complex, not always cutting edge, but when they pu..."

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 20 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of December 3, 2019.

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