Bruce Grewcock is chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc. A Fortune 500 Company, Kiewit is the fifth largest general contractor in the U.S., is privately owned and performs work throughout the U.S., Canada and Western Australia. Kiewit provides construction and engineering services to a variety of markets including building; mining; oil, gas and chemical; power; transportation; and water.
Grewcock joined Kiewit in 1982 as a chief engineer at Black Butte Mine in Wyoming and was subsequently promoted to vice president and operations manager. In 1992, he became president of Kiewit Mining Group and his responsibilities expanded to include Kiewit’s construction materials and quarries operations. In 1994, he was given the additional responsibility of division manager for construction operations. That same year he was elected to the Kiewit board of directors.
In 2000, Grewcock became president and chief operating officer of Kiewit. He assumed the role of chief executive officer in 2005, becoming the seventh executive to lead the company. In 2013, he became chairman of the board of directors.
Grewcock has led Kiewit in a period of significant growth. Since he became CEO, Kiewit has earned record levels of revenue, increasing from $4.1 billion in 2005 to nearly $9 billion in 2015. Under his leadership, Kiewit has made several strategic acquisitions, allowing the company to expand its services and broaden the markets in which it works.
He focuses on profitable growth while building a sustainable organization with industry-leading people development, quality processes, safety and a culture of employee ownership. In 2016, The Beavers, an organization managed by industry peers, awarded Grewcock the Golden Beaver Award in management — an honor bestowed upon leaders who demonstrate skill, integrity and support for young people entering the industry. In 2013, he received the Moles’ Award for a long history of industry accomplishments. Kiewit’s development processes are recognized as being among the best by clients, competitors and employees, thus providing a true competitive advantage. Kiewit was recognized by Aon/Hewitt with their Top Companies for Leadership in 2014.
He is a member of the National Academy of Construction and a member of Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of leading U.S. companies. He is a founding member of the Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative (CIECI), an organization dedicated to sharing and sustaining the best ethical and business conduct practices in the industry.
A leader in the community, Grewcock serves as a director of Nebraska Medicine and Creighton University, and on the Colorado School of Mines Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
Grewcock earned a B.S. in mining engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 1976. He also attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executives program in 1989.
Kiewit is a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations in North America. The company had revenues of $8.6 billion in 2016.