As Granite’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, Jim Radich is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company and to provide the leadership to ensure that the appropriate reporting procedures, people, and systems are in place to meet the operating requirements and financial goals of the company.
Since joining Granite in 1980, Jim has served in a progression of leadership roles with increasing responsibility including project manager for the heavy civil division, chief estimator in the vertical divisions, vice president of the northern California region, vice president and coastal region manager, and senior vice president and California group manager. Jim has experience with multiple aspects of the construction industry ranging geographically from Alaska to Southern California, with a diversity of end markets including tunneling, marine work, structures, underground and earthwork. From 1993 to 2011, Jim was employed outside of Granite.
Jim received a BS in civil engineering from Santa Clara University, and is a registered civil engineer in California.