Forbes Names Granite One of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers for the Second Year in a Row

WATSONVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) announced today it has been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers for the second year in a row.

“Being named one of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers is a tribute to our employees and the important work they perform every day,” said Granite President and Chief Executive Officer, James H. Roberts. “At Granite, we place a high value not only on the safety of our people, but on continuous learning, development, training and growth. This recognition is an honor and confirmation that great things happen when you are a company comprised of people who lead from the heart.”

Forbes, in partnership with, conducted an anonymous survey of over 30,000 U.S. employees working for large and mid-size U.S. firms, divisions of international companies or institutions to compile the list. Respondents were asked to rate 30 work related attributes grouped in terms of atmosphere, compensation and diversity to ascertain if the employers make their employees feel secure, understood, needed and inspired.

About Granite

Through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide, Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) is one of the nation’s largest infrastructure contractors and construction materials producers. Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects, including transportation, industrial and federal contracting, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery. Granite is an award-winning firm in safety, quality and environmental stewardship, and has been honored as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for eight consecutive years. Granite is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the MSCI KLD 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit

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