Founded in 1898, Bechtel Corporation is an engineering, construction and project management company. The company provides premier technical and management services to develop, manage, engineer, build and operate installations for its customers worldwide. Its nearly 40,000 employees are teamed with customers, partners and suppliers on a range of projects in more than 60 countries. Bechtel Corporation has completed more than 22,000 projects in 140 countries, including the Hoover Dam, the Channel Tunnel, Hong Kong International Airport and the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system. The company is privately held and has been under the leadership of its founding family for four generations. Bechtel Corporation s corporate headquarters are located in San Francisco.