Balfour Beatty Construction, is a commercial construction company, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with full service offices in the United States. Balfour Beatty Construction's parent company is Balfour Beatty in London.
Balfour Beatty Construction’s roots date back to 1933, when two regional construction businesses were founded—Frank J. Rooney Construction Company in Miami, Florida, and Eugene Simpson and Company in Washington, DC.
Centex Corporation acquired these, and other regionally-based construction companies through the 1960s and 1970s to form Centex Construction, the commercial building arm of Centex Corporation.
Centex Construction operated through early 2007, when it was acquired by Balfour Beatty. Since then, the United States branch of the construction company has operated as Balfour Beatty Construction.
A brief historical timeline:
Balfour Beatty Construction has embarked on a series of acquisitions including Charter Builders in 2006, R.T. Dooley and SpawMaxwell in 2009, Barnhart and Charter Builders in 2010, and most recently in June 2011, Howard S. Wright.
Balfour Beatty Construction offers several services: Construction management, general contracting, cost consulting, design-build, preconstruction services, public-private partnerships, and IDIQ/JOC.
The company has been identified as a Top Ten Green Builder, loss prevention
, and employee engagement.
Highest paying job titles at Balfour Beatty US include Superintendent, Project Manager, and Business Intelligence Engineer