June 6, 2019—RK was ranked #18 on Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2019 150 Top Performers list, which recognized ABC member contractors’ achievements in safety, quality, diversity and project excellence ranked by work hours, with special designations identified. In addition, RK was ranked #2 on the Top 20 Performers list in the Mountain West region. Published as a supplement to Construction Executive magazine, the lists identify the top performers in the industry.
“ABC Top Performers are leading the way in the merit shop construction industry, where diverse participants are constantly striving to achieve the highest levels of personal and company performance in an environment of fair and open competition,” said Michael Bellaman, president and chief executive officer of ABC. “These rankings will help the industry identify contractors like RK that have achieved world-class safety performance, demonstrated their commitment to their workers and their communities and earned recognition for project excellence and diversity.”
To be eligible, RK demonstrated world-class safety performance by implementing ABC’s STEP safety management system, which makes the top-performing contractors up to 680 percent safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to the ABC 2019 Safety Performance Report. The Top Performers were ranked by size based on the number of hours worked in 2017, as reported in their 2018 STEP applications.