At Ralph L. Wadsworth we know that our continued growth depends on hiring great people who embody our corporate culture of innovation and hard work. The family atmosphere allows everyone to work in an environment that encourages individual growth, teamwork, creativity and customer service across all divisions of the company.

The longevity of many of our team members is a great tribute to our company culture and something we take great pride in. Many of our Project Managers and Superintendents have over 15 years with the company. In most cases, these individuals started out as Laborers and Carpenters and found numerous opportunities for career growth as well as the type of work that challenged them everyday.








The Culture At RLW

“My job is always interesting. We are always coming up with new concepts and new ideas on how to build our projects. My experience at Ralph Wadsworth has been 100% positive. They are always there for you professionally and personally”

Wayne Bowden, Project Manager – hired in 1989

“Great people and great jobs. Wadsworth has given me a lot of experience and opportunities to learn. They’ll give anyone the opportunity to step up if they really want to.”

Javier Alvarado, Foreman – hired in 1993

“There are a lot of opportunities to grow and develop. RLW is an award winning company with award winning people. It’s nice to know when you come to work everyday that the people you’re working side by side with are passionate, engaged, and want to succeed.”

Chris Dillman, Project Manager – hired in 2010

“All you gotta do is work hard, be hands-on, and be willing to learn . We have a lot of great team mates that will help you learn the ropes and help you build a career here. I started out as a concrete laborer and then moved up . . . when the opportunity arose to become a surveyor, I chose to try that out and I have loved surveying ever since.”

Diego Garfias, Survey – hired in 2009

Safety At RLW


Ralph L Wadsworth Construction places nothing higher than protecting its people from injury. RLW Construction is an industry leader in its approach and diligence in creating and maintaining an injury-free culture environment on every RLW project site. Our commitment to safety can be easily seen in our tremendous safety record as it annually ranks significantly better than our industry average. But more importantly, our commitment to safety can be observed every hour of every day within our people’s work habits and practices.


Each day and each task begins with the application and focus of these risk reduction and control practices:

  • Focused Task Safety Planning
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Hazard Control
  • Safety Accountability


RLW Executive management, Project management, Site supervision, and each member of the RLW team are uniquely involved in contributing to the RLW safety culture. This involvement encompasses regular safety training, pre-task safety planning, daily safety meeting attendance, site safety inspections from all company levels, and a comprehensive incident review process. In total, we recognize that there is no higher value in protecting our people and are committed to this pursuit.


Since UDOT began tracking contractor safety ratings in 2000, Ralph L. Wadsworth has consistently scored among the best in the State. Our average score across all our projects from 2000 to today is 92 out of 100. We have also been recognized regularly throughout the years by the Associated General Contractors of Utah with their Platinum Safety Award, their highest award recognizing companies that perform at least 25% better than the industry average.

Equal Opportunity

Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer: We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, military status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Such employment actions shall include, but are not limited to, employment, promotion, demotion, transfers, recruitment, assignment of duties, selection for training and pay or other forms of compensation. Ralph L. Wadsworth also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

Every reasonable effort will be taken to ensure that the working environment at Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company is free of harassment, intimidation, and coercion at all job sites.

We will take affirmative action to ensure applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any protected characteristic listed above. Our dissemination efforts in accordance with contract specifications will include all females, minorities and veterans.

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