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    40. Balfour Beatty Construction

    Balfour Beatty Construction
    Rank: 40 (Previous rank: 76)
    What makes it so great?
    British-owned builder of hospitals, universities, symphony halls, and the Pentagon 9/11 memorial wins praise from employees for minimizing layoffs during the recession. Says one: "BBC has gone over and beyond to keep its employees working."
    Headquarters:
    3100 McKinnon Street
    10th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75201
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 2,475
    Website: www.balfourbeattyus.com
     
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    Employees  
    U.S. employees 2,079
    Employees outside U.S. 0
    Jobs  
    New jobs (1 year) 554
    % job growth (1 year) 37%
    % voluntary turnover 9%
    Applicants 10,733
    Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
    Pay Avg. annual pay*
    Most common job (salaried):
    Superintendent
    $110,120
    Most common job (hourly):
    Carpenter
    $88,142
    Benefits  
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    Health  
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center No
    Subsidized gym membership Yes
    Work-life  
    Job sharing program No
    Compressed workweek No
    Telecommuting No
    Diversity  
    % minorities 22%
    % women 22%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Yes
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Yes
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 38
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 23
    From the Feb. 7, 2011 issue
    Notes:
    N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
    * Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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