Do you work at one of Atlanta's best construction companies?

Since 2011, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has recognized a wide range of Atlanta companies as "Top Workplaces" based on surveys completed by employees. Read on to learn why these nine construction-related businesses have been dubbed as great places to work.

Brasfield & Gorrie

1990 Vaughn Road, Kennesaw. 678-581-6400.

With 457 local employees, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation's largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a variety of markets. The company is best known for preconstruction and self-perform expertise and gets high marks for exceptional client service.

Employees say: "I am given the freedom to make my own way" and "I work for a company that people love and respect."

Choate Construction Company

8200 Roberts Drive, Atlanta. 678-892-1200.

Choate Construction Company might be one of the relative newcomers to AJC's list, but it is one of the largest general contractors in the Southeast. It works with customers on both base and interior construction and says future success is founded upon the strength of client relationships. It also works to promote advances in safety, LEED® Rating systems and more.

Employees say: "I can be rewarded for my hard work," "It's always changing and progressing," and "It's rewarding to see what we can build and create."

ExploreDPR Hardin Construction

3301 Windy Ridge Parkway SE, Atlanta. 404-264-0404.

DPR Hardin Construction is a technical builder that's been ranked in the top 50 general contractors in the country over the last 10 years. Workers pride themselves on listening to the goals for each project and developing strategies based on each business.

DPR's fundamental values and beliefs include integrity, enjoyment in work, uniqueness, and striving to constantly move forward. Employees must see these values in their everyday work, since they've voted DPR as a Top Workplace for the past five years.

OxBlue Corporation

1777 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW, Atlanta. 888-849-2583.

OxBlue Construction's webcams help clients stay on top of progress by allowing them to see what's happening on their job sites 24/7. Time-lapse videos document every moment of construction and give companies a complete look at how things are progressing.

Employees say: "I love the flexibility and balance between work and life" and "Great culture, great team, and they take care of their employees and clients."

PCL Industrial Construction Company

6445 Shiloh Rd, Alpharetta. 678-965-3100.

PCL Industrial Construction Co. is a heavy industrial contractor with experience in the power, oil, gas, chemical, cement/aggregates, mining/minerals, and pulp and paper industries. It directs multiple aspects of jobs, including civil and structural steel, heavy rigging and process pipe installation.

Employees say: "Having never worked for an ESOP before, I love the culture here at PICCO. The organization is flat and there aren't many hurdles of bureaucracy to overcome in getting things accomplished."

Premier Surfaces

845 McFarland Parkway, Alpharetta. 770-475-0004.

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Premier Surfaces provides a best-in-class customer experience during kitchen and bathroom construction projects. The company imports unique, exotic natural stones and manufactures and installs custom countertops using state-of-the-art technology.

Employees say: "I love the people I work with! They share the same core values" and "I work with great people who are always willing to lend a helping hand."


3350 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 800-777-8583.

PulteGroup Inc., based in Atlanta, is one of America's largest homebuilding companies with operations in about 50 markets throughout the country. Its brand portfolio includes Centex, Pulte Homes, Del Webb and DiVosta Homes.

Employees say: "I have the opportunity to expand the capabilities of my team and the broader organization" and "Pulte has an excellent culture."

Redi-Floors Inc.

1791 Williams Drive, Marietta. 770-590-7334.

In 1987, Redi-Floors was founded in Atlanta with the goal of becoming the best flooring provider in the Southeast. It has expanded to seven locations focusing solely on multifamily installations. In recent years, Redi-Floors has branched into the commercial world with projects such as 1010 Midtown and Midtown's Lowes Hotel.

Employees say: "I enjoy having the ability to be part of large company that is growing, but that, at the same time, maintains a family-core environment."

The Miller Clapperton Partnership Inc.

7948 2nd Flags Drive, Austell. 770-941-8281.

Miller Clapperton is a specialty sub-contractor that provides custom wall products for the exterior facades of commercial buildings. It engineers, fabricates, crates, ships, and installs panels made of metal, terracotta, high-pressure concrete, fiber cement, or porcelain.

Employees say: "This is an amazing company where I can grow into any field and be well appreciated for what I do" and "I'm proud of the control and attention to the quality of work we do."

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