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30 Ethical Companies of the Year 2019

Building the cities of tomorrow: MasTec

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MasTec is one of the largest and most successful construction companies involved in infrastructure projects.

MasTec has been involved in some of the largest and most complex infrastructure construction projects across the United States. Its vast experience has given it a deep and comprehensive understanding of the markets served, as well as the ability to effectively manage people, projects and equipment; proactively identify challenges; avoid pitfalls, and overcome obstacles to meet expectations for schedule and budget. With offices across North America, a workforce of nearly 22,000 skilled professionals and an extensive wholly-owned fleet of specialized construction equipment, MasTec has the resources needed to handle even the most complicated jobs. Its geographic reach, scalability, and overall financial stability also enable it to meet customers' changing needs.

Here’s a look at MasTec’s vast area of expertise

Communications

MasTec provides engineering, design, construction and maintenance services for wireline and wireless communications, including cell tower construction, broadband fiber optic cable installation, and wireline construction and emergency maintenance services all across the country. The company combines cutting-edge technology, innovative solutions, skilled professionals and an unfailing commitment to safety to ensure that our customers are able to meet their customers' communication needs with the highest levels of reliability and quality, and is also able to supply crews and equipment to its customers 24/7.

Wireless

With offices in nearly every state, MasTec has the ability to effectively mobilize the people, skills, and technologies that clients need to improve service to their wireless customers. The company provides wireless tower site acquisition services, tower erection, and cell tower maintenance services for some of the nation's largest cellular, broadband and digital-data providers, and MasTec delivers solutions that maximize cost-effectiveness, without sacrificing quality, safety, or service.

By keeping employees up-to-date and trained in next-generation technologies and practices, MasTec is committed to reducing the negative impact on the environment. MasTec creates eco-friendly sites that minimize or eliminate the equipment hut and associated HVAC, reduce power and battery requirements and decrease overall carbon emissions.

Broadband

MasTec has been a leader in broadband construction since its inception and managed to remain at the top of the industry throughout each successive phase of its evolution. It has installed countless miles of CATV systems, and its expertise has become a driving factor in next-generation cable networks as well. MasTec's expert broadband design, installation and maintenance capabilities enable our customers to provide reliable cable and high-speed Internet service to millions of satisfied consumers across the nation.

 

Oil & Gas

MasTec provides a full range of oil and natural gas construction services including oil pipelines, natural gas pipelines, compressor and pump stations, and gas and oil processing facilities. Its team of experienced engineers and construction crews stay at the forefront of software, equipment and training developments to ensure the most effective design and construction of processing, oil, and natural gas pipeline systems. MasTec’s drive for innovation, quality, and safety allows it to complete any project on time and on a budget, with minimal impact to landowners, total environmental compliance and maximum overall efficiency.

Connecting oil and natural gas pipelines and facilities to customers sometimes requires construction work to cross environmental, cultural, or historically sensitive areas. MasTec is committed to environmental and social responsibility and provides a variety of environmental consulting services to help clients proactively avoid challenges, and ensure minimal impact to the areas surrounding oil and natural gas pipelines construction sites, as well as areas surrounding oil and natural gas treatment facilities.

Power Generation

Capitalizing on our expertise in electrical power systems, MasTec is one of the nation's leading contractors for the construction and engineering of wind farms, solar energy facilities, traditional power generation, and alternative fuel power plants. Whether it is designing, building, expanding or maintaining a facility, MasTec has the experience and resources to maximize efficiencies during construction and throughout the facility's operation. The company helps clients determine the optimal site, size, materials, construction methods, and design features to meet their needs, and continually works to increase their ROI. By keeping a focus on safety and innovation, it is able to provide the most effective and socially responsible solutions to the world's changing energy needs.

Solar energy

MasTec is a leading solar energy facility contractor. It designs, builds, expands and maintains efficient, cost-effective solar energy facilities from the ground up, helping its clients meet growing needs for clean, sustainable power and ongoing energy conservation. Its expertise extends from remote locations to busy urban centers, and it works with a wide variety of clients to create both supplemental power and/or energy independence.

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Alternative fuel generation

With an increasing demand for energy security and rising attention to global environmental concerns, MasTec is working to develop viable biofuel solutions for renewable, reliable, and clean-burning power. It is pioneering the design and construction of facilities powered by a wide variety of innovative energy sources, including ethanol, bio-diesel, biomass, waste-to-energy, geothermal, waste heat, combined heat and power (CHP), and more.

Power Delivery

As one of the nation's leading electric transmission companies, MasTec engineers and constructs efficient and reliable electrical transmission, distribution and substation systems. Its extensive workforce includes both union and nonunion teams which, combined with specialized equipment fleet, allows the company to effectively meet a client's needs for power delivery, emergency restoration, and on-going maintenance. MasTec has been involved in some of the most challenging and recognizable electric projects across the U.S.

From the electric plant to the end users, MasTec’s experienced managers and crew consistency deliver transmission, substation, and distribution services with an unfailing commitment to safety, emergency restoration, and environmental concerns.

Civil and Industrial

MasTec provides turnkey solutions for a variety of complex civil infrastructure projects. It also offers specialized foundation construction with established divisions specializing in heavy construction, roadway construction, earth moving, land development and subdivision preparation, including underground utility rough-in.

MasTec provides a full range of Industrial construction support to a variety of industries from Agricultural Processing facilities to Biofuels and Manufacturing. Its wide range of expert construction services reaches clients with safe and cost-effective projects helping grow our critical industrial base.

While speed and accuracy are its hallmarks, safety remains the top priority. Formal safety audits are performed as part of every project. All supervisory staff receives OSHA certification and continuous training to keep current with upgrades in equipment and changes to rules and regulations.

Roadwork & bridges

MasTec's roadway projects often involve installation of complete hardscape packages, from the excavation of the old and damaged pavement to the installation of finished asphalt, traffic signals, and street lights. Throughout each project, the company focuses on keeping disruption to the community and worksite environment to a minimum and maintains the strictest erosion-control policies to minimize any potential discharge of harmful pollutants into the surrounding environment. MasTec's highly skilled team of professionals is ready to meet every roadwork requirement.

Land development & subdivisions

MasTec’s experts can construct single-family subdivisions from a raw piece of land and transform it into a beautiful neighborhood ready for home construction to begin in a fast, safe, and efficient manner. Its team of skilled employees takes pride in every aspect of their work, from initial start-up to final paving. MasTec’s mission is to provide customer satisfaction with a project it’s proud to put its name on.

Hurricane/disaster recovery

MasTec's crews stand ready to assist in disaster recovery efforts with established Hurricane / Disaster Recovery services that ensure the proper steps are taken to minimize potential damage resulting from severe weather events.

Foundations

MasTec provides the strong foundation required for a successful industrial construction project. MasTec’s foundation services include precast and custom formwork concrete bases as well as a wide range of pilings service. Its diverse range of piling services includes drilled and driven piles, concrete piles (CFA), micro piles, screw piles, caissons, earth retention, and ground improvement systems. This wide range of services means that MasTec offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to its construction projects with the expertise to design, plan and install intricate foundation systems, piling and civil works.

Technology Deployment

MasTec Advanced Technologies is a network of service professionals installing technology solutions to residential and commercial customers throughout the United States. Employing more than 4,000 technicians serving over 125 markets, it operates one of the largest fleets in the nation. In 2017, the company served more than three million customers on behalf of client companies. From Satellite and Security Installations to Energy Management and National Project deployment, the team at MasTec is united under one common goal: provide an exceptional customer experience.

Today, some of the country’s most trusted brands work with MasTec Advanced Technologies to enhance their operations. MasTec is the largest fulfillment partner for AT&T, DirecTV, and others. In all, the company serves more than 300,000 customers per month. These companies partner with MasTec to support turnkey services such as staffing, training, supply chain, call center, reporting and analytics, technology solutions and more.

Water & Sewer

MasTec provides turnkey solutions for a variety of water, sewer and civil infrastructure projects specializing in heavy construction, roadway construction, earth moving, water and wastewater treatment, transmission, and distribution.

While speed and accuracy are hallmarks, safety remains a top priority. Formal safety audits are performed as part of every project and all supervisory staff receives OSHA certification and continuous training to keep current with upgrades in equipment and changes to rules and regulations.

Treatment Plants

MasTec’s construction expertise in water, sewer, and desalinization treatment plants helps in understanding the world's water needs for tomorrow, and work towards meeting them today. With a team of licensed professional engineers, MasTec has the ability to design and build innovative custom solutions, as well as integrate standardized units and designs. The company combines these capabilities with a wide range of technology and equipment resources, and continually work to help communities meet their water and wastewater treatment needs in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.

Meet the driving force behind MasTec’s

Mr. Mas was appointed CEO of MasTec in 2007 and during his tenure, MasTec’s revenues have more than quadrupled and earnings have grown six-fold. Since assuming the top executive position at MasTec, Jose has diversified the company into the growing fields of oil and gas pipeline construction, electric transmission line construction, renewable energy, and wireless infrastructure construction while expanding its traditional communications business, which includes both broadband infrastructure and installation to the home satellite services. Jose Mas has grown up in the business and over 20 years worked his way from the field to the boardroom.

Jose Mas is a graduate of the University of Miami where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration. He is a director of the Mas Family Foundation and an active supporter and coach of various youth basketball teams. He serves on the U.S. Department of Commerce National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprises. Mr. Mas was awarded the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the year award in 2011 and in 2012, he was featured in the season finale of the CBS hit show Undercover Boss.

“With 80+ years of experience and 22,000 skilled professionals, MasTec has become a leader in infrastructure construction.”