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Okland Construction Overview

Salt Lake City, UT
501 to 1000 employees
1918
Company - Private
Construction
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Family-owned Okland Construction Company is a regional general contracting, design/build, and construction management firm. The company works on projects in several construction markets: commercial, education, government, health care, infrastructure, high-tech, industrial ... Read more

Mission: CREATE REMARKABLE EXPERIENCES: We are passionate about creating remarkable experience in everything we do. It's not only business...it's personal.

Company Updates

  • As 2017 wraps up, Okland extends a sincere thank you to all of its employees' for their hard work in helping achieve record revenue growth. This news coupled with increased clarity from leadership on company vision and direction has set the stage for an exciting 2018! We are always looking for the right candidate who firmly lives by our core values: Be Humble, Be Distinct, Earn Trust With Every Action, Create Shared Success and Deliver Value. Right now, we are hiring project managers, superintendents, estimators and project engineers for our Salt Lake City, UT and Phoenix, AZ offices. We are also looking for a superintendent who is living and working in Tucson, AZ or who would be willing to work out of Tucson for 2-3 years.
    As a company, we exist to create remarkable experiences. We stand by our word and our recognize that our name is built upon the quality and execution of this word. We build by these high standards and reward ingenuity and talent. Come see what we are all about and like our employees have found, plan on staying a while!

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Okland Construction – Why Work For Us?


Building Strong Foundations

Okland Construction is built upon a continuing legacy of innovation, character, and integrity. Our roots reach back to 1918 when John Okland (first from left) first applied his knowledge of carpentry and shipbuilding, gained in his native Norway, to create the foundation of Okland Construction. From those humble beginnings, Okland has grown to be a company of skilled builders that have left their mark of craftsmanship and uncompromising quality on hundreds of buildings throughout North America. Still a privately-held, family-owned business, Okland continues to honor the same Old World ideals of honesty, value and efficiency.

We are passionate about creating remarkable experiences in everything we do. It's not only business, it's personal.

We execute our purpose daily by acting in alignment with our Core Values:

Building Projects that Create Enduring Benefits to the Community at Large.


At Okland, we are passionate about supporting sustainable design and development. We encourage our employees to become LEED Accredited Professionals, resulting in over 50 LEED AP's within the company. Although we have demonstrated our proficiency at building projects ranging from LEED Certified up to LEED Platinum, we can help you incorporate any level of environmental strategies into our project planning and development. In addition to building LEED projects, Okland has developed an Alternative Energy Group focusing on solar arrays ranging from small 30kw rooftop systems to stand-alone solar arrays that produce multiple megawatts of power.

At Okland, we seek opportunities to build projects that provide lasting benefits to the surrounding community and to the building industry at large. We take great pride that our work has improved the quality of life for countless individuals and that our associates demonstrate time and again that the only limits on human achievement are those we place on ourselves.

Okland continues to be an industry leader in safety. We are relentless in our approach to prevent each and every incident; as we believe that thorough pre-planning with our daily pre-task plans, JHA management and safety permitting process the site safety expectations are consistently communicated throughout all levels of the project. This communication assists us in maintaining a strong culture of safety with our our project teams, subcontractors, and clients.

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Okland recognizes the need for supporting its subcontractors in the area of health and safety. We reinforce this philosophy through a combination of training courses including an advanced safety training course which exceeds OSHA's 30 hour program content. Some of the training and educational elements of Okland's zero accident program include:

  • Formal orientation package for all workers on our projects prior to starting work onsite.
  • Field specific safety training for rigging, fall protection, incident reporting, emergency response, first aid/CPR, etc.
  • Advanced safety training

PUBLIC PROTECTION


Ensuring public safety is a critical part of our safety planning process. We work very closely with all partners and stakeholders to work seamlessly in public spaces; developing transportation/public safety management plans specific to the work site and to the local roads and walkways.


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    Great benefits
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    No cons, I love working at Okland

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Okland Construction Interviews

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    Received call from HR for coming to the office for the first round of interview. The first round was a written test of OSI model and basic TCP/IP protocols and their working principles. The next round was the final one. F2F interview- Questions from the resume. Project discussion.

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