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Gilchrist Construction Company, LLC

Construction, Transportation, Industrial
250 - 500 employees  |  
Gilchrist Construction Company started in 1981, having only 12 to 15 employees. Our primary work was commercial site work and concrete construction such as foundations, sidewalks, and parking lots. During the mid-eighties, we expanded into subdivision streets and drainage. In 1988 we ventured into the Louisiana highway market.
Each year we were awarded with more work, resulting in continued growth. Today we are proud to be one of Louisiana's Top Highway Contractors

Gilchrist Construction Company is a central Louisiana-based infrastructure contractor, offering a complete civil solution.  Our team capabilities include piling, bridge structures, asphalt production and paving, concrete production and paving, as well as all types of earthwork, drainage, and base that a project may require.   In addition to roads and bridges, we also perform site preparation and heavy foundations.  GCC self-performs the majority of our projects.

Our teams, working with Louisiana DOTD, local municipalities and private owners, are proud to be the contractor and partner on many great infrastructure projects throughout Louisiana; both current and completed.
Every day, our teams strive to live our vision to be the Leader in Safety, Quality, Innovation, and Efficiency. We are proud of our teams, proud of our state, and proud to be one of Louisiana’s top Highway Contractors.
Gilchrist Construction Company, LLC is committed to continuously improve the quality of working life for our employees. We strive to recognize the goals of each individual and diligently work to align personal and company goals to everyone's benefit. We are proud of those who work for us and employees can be proud of the positions of trust they hold. Gilchrist Construction Company, LLC's prestige and reputation in the community will be determined by the work we do and by the employees who represent us. We expect that our employees will maintain the highest degree of integrity and honesty. Employees are encouraged to take advantage of all learning opportunities available in our company.

Gilchrist Construction Company, LLC offers a full benefits package: included are an Employer-Owned Clinic & Wellness Center (in Alexandria), Vacation & Sick leave, Medical, Dental, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and an extensive Wellness Program.
Leading the way in Safety, Quality, Innovation, and Efficiency.
Goals and Challenges:

SAFETY– Continue our efforts to develop our company to be the leader in the industry. To have the industry’s safest project sites for our employees, and the traveling public. To be innovated in our approach and excel in our results.

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS – Continue to develop our company so that we provide the highest quality work environment for our Employees. Our goal is to lead our industry by providing the employees of our company with the highest job satisfaction. We will strive to recognize the goals of each individual and diligently work to align personal and company goals to everyone’s benefit.

PRODUCTIVITY & QUALITY OF WORK– We are committed to be the most consistently productive and efficient construction firm possible. Maintaining profitability for continuing growth for the company while improving employee quality of life. We will strive to provide the education and the tools to outpace our competition and set the industry standards in all areas.

PROFESSIONALISM – To conduct our affairs with the highest integrity in a professional, considerate manner; showing honor and respect to all that we come in contact with and striving to agree with humility and disagree with grace.

COMMUNITY AND INDUSTRY SERVICE – We will strive to be a model partner with our local communities and the construction industry by investing our time and resources in an effort to give something back. To honor those that have helped us succeed by helping others.