, the largest construction network in North America, unveiled the 2022 Best Contractors to Work for in Construction., the largest construction network in North America, unveiled the 2022 Best Contractors to Work for in Construction.

The recognition program, hosted by the staff of AC Business Media, 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 opportunities for advancement.

To be considered, employers needed to register, and employees needed to complete an in-depth survey, providing feedback about their employer. 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.  

“We are pleased to honor the companies named ‘Best Contractors to Work for in Construction’ again in 2022,” says Amy Schwandt, Chief Revenue Officer, AC Business Media. “These companies have worked hard to achieve this prestigious recognition and it is a testament to their hard work and dedication to the industry.

“There are multiple benchmarks that need to be met in order to qualify for this award and being named a Best Contractor sets these companies apart as they continue to work on community, culture, customer service, and best practices. These contractors are the best of the best for many reasons and a huge congratulations goes out to all applicants and winners.”

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 2022 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.

AGUA TRUCKS, 27, El Mirage, Ariz.

Alpha Structural, Inc., 115, Sunland, Calif.

Clune Construction, 626, Chicago, Ill.

CSI 3000, Inc., 25, Cicero, Ill.

Diamond Surface, Inc., 114, Rogers, Minn.

Emerald Construction Co., 24, Richmond, Va.

Five-S Group, LLC., 44, Baton Rouge, La.

Frampton Construction Company, 50, Ladson, S.C.

K&L Industries, 43, Canby, Ore.

Morrey’s Contracting, 35, Detroit, Mich.

Redmond, 32, Chicago, Ill.

Southwest Companies Inc, 25, Independence, Ohio

Stronghold Engineering, Inc., 185, Perris, Calif.

The Garrett Companies, 181, Greenwood, Ind.

The Pavement Group Inc, 15, Wexford, Pa.

Walsh Construction Co, 237, Portland, Ore.

Want to be considered for the 2023 Best Contractors to Work For?  Please contact Cathy Somers at:


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About AC Business Media
As one of America’s top business-to-business media companies, AC Business Media reaches millions of professionals annually and leads the way in providing targeted content to top decision-makers and organizations. With a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, landscape, manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain markets, AC Business Media delivers relevant, cutting-edge content to its audiences through its industry-leading digital properties, trade shows, videos, magazines, webinars, and newsletters. It also provides advertisers the analytics, data, and ability to reach their target audience.

About Best Companies Group

Since 2004, Best Companies Group has specialized in identifying and recognizing great employers to work for. We are an independent research firm that ranks companies based on our established research methodology. Our surveys provide actionable, hard-to-obtain data that companies use to improve employee recruitment and retention.