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Last Modified: May 2, 2023

Top 10 Utah Construction Companies

Utah Construction and Design recently released its full statistical report and rankings for the top 10 Utah construction companies and general contractors. These companies were ranked according to total revenue made in 2017, along with the size and importance of their recent projects. Though this page will not report every detail, the report in its entirety can be found here.

The Utah and Salt Lake counties are growing at a rapid rate, with new businesses and housing projects under constant development. As a result, many Utah construction companies are reaping the financial benefits and providing large numbers of jobs for Utah workers.

The following is a list of the Top 10 Utah construction companies according to the report, including the total number of Utah workers employed by each individual company.

Top 10 Utah Construction Companies That Disclosed Revenue

  1. Big-D Construction (Salt Lake City, UT)
    • 848 Utah employees
  2. Layton Construction (Sandy, UT)
    • 550 Utah employees
  3. Oakland Construction (Salt Lake City, UT)
    • 495 Utah employees
  4. Jacobsen Construction (Salt Lake City, UT)
    • 568 Utah employees
  5. Staker Parson Companies (Ogden, UT)
    • 2,034 Utah employees
  6. Rimrock Construction (Draper, UT)
    • 85 Utah employees
  7. R&O Construction (Ogden, UT)
    • 164 Utah employees
  8. Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction (Draper, UT)
    • 474 Utah employees
  9. Hogan & Associates Construction (Centerville, UT)
    • 232 Utah employees
  10. Westland Construction (Orem, UT)
    • 125 Utah employees

Top Companies That Did Not Disclose Revenue

  1. Clyde Companies (Orem, UT)
    • 2,100 Utah employees
  2. Geneva Rock Products (Murray, UT)
    • 1,100 Utah employees
  3. Sunroc Corporation (St. George, UT)
    • 550 Utah employees
  4. W.W. Clyde & Co. (Orem, UT)
    • 300 Utah employees

Utah Construction Accidents

Between these top 10 Utah construction companies alone, almost 10,000 Utahns are employed in construction. This is certainly a positive thing, but unfortunately there are also consequences. The hard truth is that more construction generally means more construction accidents.

Though successful, these top 10 Utah construction companies are not exempt from job site accidents and injuries. Similar to any construction environment, workers employed by these companies operate under dangerous conditions on a daily basis, and severe injuries are likely to occur. Some of the dangers present on a typical construction site include:

  • Large vehicles carrying heavy equipment
  • Tall heights
  • Flammable and explosive material
  • Extremely heavy objects
  • Electrical systems
  • Slippery areas
  • Collapses
  • Reckless vehicles driving through construction zones
  • Long term effects of noise, chemical exposure, asbestos, etc.

Due to the dangerous nature of these conditions, accidents and injuries that result from them are often catastrophic, debilitating, and even deadly. Expensive medical costs and lost wages may leave you wondering how you will recover.

Though workers’ compensation benefits are available to you in the case of a workplace injury, they may not be enough to cover the overwhelming costs you may face. In some situations it may only cover only 60% or less of what you need to make a full recovery and pay your bills.  

However, if you have been involved in a Utah construction accident where a third party contractor or subcontractor was at fault, you could be eligible to file a personal injury claim. Separate from workers’ compensation, a successful personal injury claim can help you pay for the full cost of your recovery, as well as compensate you for:

  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Future medical bills
  • Other necessary expenses related to your injury

Simply put, if you have sustained a severe work-related construction injury, workers’ comp is not necessarily your only option. For more information, visit our page that provides general information about construction accident cases.

Let Us Handle Your Utah Construction Accident Case

If you are a victim of a Utah construction accident, you are in the right place. At Christensen & Hymas, we understand that the 10,000 plus construction workers in Utah are honest, hardworking people who only want what is fair and sufficient to help them recover from their injuries. We also know firsthand how catastrophic construction injuries can alter a life, and want to help you get the compensation you need and deserve if you have sustained such an injury.

Opening a personal injury claim can be a difficult, confusing, and time-consuming process to do on one’s own. Especially when you are trying to recover. That is why we strongly advise you to speak with an experienced Utah construction accident attorney to review your case.

If you have been severely injured in a Utah construction accident through no fault of your own, contact Christensen & Hymas and let us focus on handling your case while you work on getting things back to normal.

Report courtesy of Utah Construction and Design.

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