FREDERICK, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 05/22/12 -- Bechtel has been named a top employer by the readers of Woman Engineer magazine, earning a spot on the magazine's 2012 list of Top 50 Employers. The list is based on the magazine's annual survey that asks readers which companies they would most prefer to work for, or believe are progressive in hiring woman engineers.
In addition, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, both of which are managed by Bechtel partnerships, were named on the list of Top Government Employers.
'Bechtel works on groundbreaking projects that make a difference in the communities where we work, and we know that a diverse workforce is a crucial component to successfully delivering these projects,' said Marc Ugol, Bechtel's chief human resources officer. 'It is an honor to be on this list, and we appreciate the recognition from the readers of Woman Engineer magazine.'
An employer of choice, Bechtel has been named a Top 50 Employer by Minority Engineer magazine eight consecutive years and received a Best Diversity Company designation by Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology.
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 five global business units that specialize in civil infrastructure; power generation, communications and transmission; mining and metals; oil, gas and chemicals; and government services.
Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 22,000 projects in 140 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 employees team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 50 countries. www.bechtel.com
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