, the largest construction network in North America, unveiled the 2021 Best Contractors to Work for in Construction.

The recognition program, hosted by the staff of and its affiliated construction brands (Equipment Today, Asphalt Contractor, Concrete Contractor, and Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction), honors the top construction companies that provide a positive workplace environment, competitive compensation, training, and opportunity for advancement.

To be considered, employers needed to register so that employees could then complete in-depth surveys, providing feedback and rating of their employer. To be eligible, construction companies had to have 15 full- or part-time employees working in the U.S., and the company’s primary business activity had to be either general building construction, earthmoving, paving, concrete or specialty and trades, such as underground, utility, electrical, HVAC, demolition and others.

“It is our privilege to recognize the 2021 Best Contractors to Work for in Construction. Each of these companies are being identified as a superior business to work for, showing a commitment to excellence within the workplace and within our industry,” says Amy Schwandt, CRO of AC Business Media. “Receiving this honor illustrates the value and determination it takes to stand out as one of the elite in the business, a well-deserved distinction earned by each of them.

“As the leading media portfolio serving the construction industry at large, AC Business Media supports the best of the best. We want to congratulate the award winners and thank them for the undying dedication they have to the construction industry.”

Entry forms and surveys were handled by the Best Companies Group, which analyzed the data and created an insights report based on the results. After a few months of tallying and analysis, and Best Companies Group are proud to congratulate the following companies identified as a 2021 Best Contractor to Work for in Construction.

Winners include, in alphabetical order (company name, number of employees, headquarters):

A&A Paving Contractors, 19; Roselle, Ill.

Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC, 430, North Venice, Fla.

Alpha Structural, Inc., 120, Sunland, Calif.

Builders Asphalt and Builders Paving, 39, Hillside, Ill.

Connolly Brothers Inc., 32, Beverly, Mass.

CSI 3000, Inc., 28, Cicero, Ill.

Dowdle Construction Group, LLC, 31, Nashville, Tenn.

Falcone Crawl Space & Structural Repair, 43, Charlotte, N.C.

Fessler & Bowman, Inc., 746, Charlotte, N.C.

The Garrett Companies, 130, Greenwood, Ind.

K&L Industries, 27, Canby, Ore.

Langston Construction Co. of Piedmont, LLC, 85, Piedmont, S.C.

Mashburn Construction Company, 89, Columbia, S.C.

McCrory Construction, 87, Columbia, S.C.

MSI General Corporation, 48, Oconomowoc, Wis.

Stronghold Engineering, Inc., 211, Perris, Calif.

United Contractor Services, 54, Kennesaw, Ga.

Vesta Foundation Solutions, 41, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Walsh Construction Co., 229, Portland, Ore.

Want to be considered for the 2022 Best Contractors to Work For? Please contact Cathy Somers at:


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