Whitaker Construction Company is a Utah corporation with headquarters in Brigham City, Utah. Founded in 1953, we have been in the underground utility construction industry for over 60 years. Since our humble beginnings of a “pickup and a shovel” we have grown into one of the largest utility contractors in the intermountain area and have expanded into other areas of heavy civil construction. We employ approximately 300 people and have an annual work volume exceeding seventy million dollars.
We perform all types of sanitary sewer, natural gas, irrigation, industrial piping, utility tunnels, culinary water, pump stations, earthwork, aggregates, structural concrete, dewatering and a variety of trenchless work. Many of our projects involve specialized construction equipment and methods to complete. We have an outstanding reputation for completing our projects safely, on-time and under budget and we continue to attract some amazing employees that have made us one of the best contractors in Utah. We primarily work in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming, and Oregon and hold general engineering licenses in all five states.
We recently became an employee- owned company by offering our employees ownership through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). We are progressive and take a great deal of pride in the completion of a well-constructed project. We encourage our team to hold each other accountable in all our actions; in safety, ethics and professionalism. We emphatically stress that all our work be done right the first time.
We take safety very seriously and have made it our number one priority company-wide. We have been rigorously working on making safety part of our company culture and we expect everyone in the company to take responsibility for helping each other stay safe. Everyone in our company is given the right to stop work if they see anything unsafe.