FREDERICK, MD--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2012) - Bechtel has been recognized by the readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine as one of the best diversity companies. The readers were asked to identify the organizations that they believe do the best work in diversity, which includes support of minorities and women, and commitment to supplier diversity.
This is the fourth consecutive year readers of the magazine named Bechtel a best diversity company.
"The people who work at Bechtel represent more than 100 nationalities. Our diversity makes the difference in our ability to successfully deliver complex and challenging projects for our customers around the world," said Marc Ugol, Bechtel's chief human resources officer. "We appreciate the recognition from the readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, which reflects our continuing efforts to be an employer of choice."
In addition to the best diversity recognition from Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, the company has been named a Top 50 Employer by the readers of both Woman Engineer and Minority Engineer magazines.
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.