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Mortenson Construction

Our purpose is to build structures & facilities for the advancement of modern society.
As one of the nation's top builders, Mortenson provides a complete range of services, including Development, Construction Management, General Contracting, Design-Build & Integrated Project Delivery. Our diverse portfolio includes Municipal, Sports/Recreation, Corporate, Healthcare, Higher Education, Mission Critical, Federal & Renewable Energy projects from small renovations to free-standing buildings. Mortenson has offices in Chicago, Denver, Iowa City, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland, DC, Seattle & internationally in Canada.
We continue to make our mark in Chicago:
•    25 years of urban & suburban projects in Chicagoland
•    Crain's Chicago Business 2014 Best Places to Work
•    2013 Chicago Tribune Workplace Achiever 2 years in a row!
•    Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For 13 years in a row! National Winner 3 years in a row!
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DIRECTED BY OUR STRATEGY: Invest in talent and teams. Focus on lean innovation. Grow capabilities and services. Expand into new markets. LEADING TO MEASURABLE OUTCOMES: Zero injuries and defects. 100% far superior ratings from our customers. 50/50 mix of vertical and non-vertical markets. $5 billion in revenue at the right margins. ... Read more


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Additional Culture Details

We are inspired by a compelling purpose: Building structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society.® Our purpose is fulfilled through our mission: To create an exceptional customer experience. Our focus is to invest in talent and teams, utilize innovative lean techniques, grow our capabilities & services and continually expand into new markets. We consistently aim to: achieve zero injuries and zero defects on our projects, attract and retain the best and brightest talent, lead the industry in the use of state-of-the-art technology all while providing a far superior experience for our customers.

These three elements are the fundamental building blocks of the Mortenson Experience.

Ingenuity – Embrace change. Look for better ideas. Sometimes there is a simpler way.

Expertise – Spend time getting to know your customer and learn what’s important to them. Discover what you can do to add value to their business. Strive to be a specialist – in our industry and in theirs.

Exceptional People – Become a trusted business advisor to your customer. Build relationships that last.
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We conduct business with the highest integrity.


Golden Valley, MN


4,660 US Employees


Building Construction

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