This is an opportunity to join one of North America’s leading transportation, energy and water infrastructure contractors. Founded in 1947, Flatiron has grown geographically over the years and now employs more than 2,500 people and builds some of the most complex and noteworthy transportation and infrastructure projects in the U.S. and Canada.

Company details

210 – 4020 Viking Way , Richmond , British Columbia V6V 2N2 Canada

Locations Served

Business Type:
Service provider
Industry Type:
Construction & Construction Materials
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)
Over 1000

Flatiron builds heavy civil infrastructure for the transportation, energy and water sectors. We develop innovative solutions to construct large-scale infrastructure, including roads, bridges, tunnels, rail transit and water/wastewater projects, for both public and private clients. Flatiron delivers projects through a variety of contracting methods, including design-build and public-private partnerships.

Named after the unique rock formations found near Boulder, Colo., Flatiron has grown from a small materials company to one of the largest transportation and infrastructure contractors in the nation. This growth began in the late 1980s when the company secured a series of contracts along Interstate 70 through the Glenwood Canyon Corridor, Colorado's most scenic stretch of interstate. Flatiron was recognized for its work on I-70 with awards that catapulted the company into national prominence.

With its reputation secured, Flatiron expanded into new markets in the years that followed. Flatiron opened two regional offices in California in the 1990s, and has since opened additional offices across the U.S. and Canada and completed projects in every region of the United States.

Today, with more than 2,000 employees across North America, Flatiron is consistently ranked in the Top Contractors, the Top Bridge Contractors and the Top Transportation Contractors by leading industry publication Engineering News-Record.


Flatiron's mission is captured in its motto, 'Build the Best. Be the Best.' Being the best means conducting business with unquestionable integrity and uncompromising ethics. Flatiron's core values — safety, people, ingenuity, results and success — are the foundation of our company, motivating and leading us in a unified direction:

Our number one value is the safety of our employees, subcontractors, owners, and the general public. Safety coincides with production and quality and is an integral part of our business.

Our relationships between our employees, partners and the communities in which we work are critical to the continued success of our business.

We take pride in devising creative solutions for the most complex issues.

We partner with our clients to deliver superior quality projects on time and on budget in a diligent, honest, reliable, efficient and collaborative manner.

We enjoy a strong industry reputation as a result of sustained and disciplined growth that continues to advance stakeholder confidence.

We are committed to these values and to exhibiting the highest level of integrity and ethical behavior in every facet of our work. Our goal at the end of each day is that our employees can say 'I did my best.' This standard of conduct is expected of every employee, regardless of position, and is reinforced in the Flatiron Code of Conduct and Performance Management processes.

Flatiron employees take pride in being highly committed and engaged with our communities. Whether building footbridges in Central America or homes for Habitat for Humanity down the street, Flatiron employees have the opportunity to become part of something larger. This commitment makes working at Flatiron more than just a job.

Ethical Business
Flatiron's mission is captured in its motto, 'Build the Best. Be the Best.' Being the best means conducting business with unquestionable integrity and uncompromising ethics. Our mission is not just something we say, it is how we do business and beyond that, describes the character traits that our employees share. Learn more about our ethical business practices.

Community Involvement
Flatiron recognizes the importance of giving back to the community and makes it a priority to be involved in the areas where we live and work. Flatiron supports local, national, and international programs. Since 2009, Flatiron has partnered with non-profit organization Bridges to Prosperity to design and build footbridges over impassable or life-threatening river crossings in rural areas of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. Flatiron will construct at least a dozen footbridges globally with Bridges to Prosperity from 2012 to 2017. Learn more about our work with Bridges to Prosperity and other community involvement efforts.

Educational Outreach
Flatiron values education and supports a variety of outreach programs, sponsorships and scholarships. Our engineers visit elementary schools to teach bridge building classes and Flatiron hosts a competition for interns to compete for college scholarships.

Innovation & Development
With ingenuity as a core value, Flatiron focuses on innovation and development of new ideas.

Health & Well-Being
Flatiron understands that our employees' well-being is not only comprised of being safe while on the job. Although Flatiron is growing, it remains small enough that employees are well aware of each other's needs. For example, employees often start a fund for those employees and their families that may have health issues and other hardships. Bank accounts have been established for employees that experience financial hardships due to an unforeseen accident or event. Sometimes meal services are provided to deliver meals to an employee's home during a time of need.

Environmental Stewardship
Flatiron is committed to sustainable business practices. From recycling concrete on our projects to recycling programs at our offices, we're constantly looking at new ways to improve the way we do business. Learn more about environmental stewardship at Flatiron.

Diversity & Inclusion
Flatiron believes in equality of opportunity and works to encourage and support diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. The importance of diversity is exemplified through our policies and training programs. Flatiron is dedicated to utilizing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation, including Minority Business Enterprises and Women-Owned Business Enterprises, on its projects. Learn more about diversity and inclusion at Flatiron.