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As a general engineering construction firm based out of Salt Lake City, we focus on industrial construction and railroad services

Pacific West is well known and respected throughout the U.S. as a general engineering and environmental contractor. As an industrial construction contractor based out of Salt Lake City, Pacific West’s primary focus is industrial, railroad, and utility construction.

Our scope of work includes:


  • Building foundation
  • Concrete jacking pads
  • Pedestrian bridges
  • Precast concrete railroad bridges
  • Pre-engineered metal buildings
  • Structural concrete


  • Compressed air systems
  • Diesel fuel piping and fueling systems
  • Oil-water separators
  • Diesel tank inspection repairs
  • Industrial waste treatment plants
  • Sand towers
  • Water storage tanks and piping
  • Yard air systems


  • Concrete block walls
  • Guard shacks
  • Security fences, crash gates
  • Snow and right-of-way fences

Site Development

  • Access roads
  • Asphalt paving
  • Containment pods and liners
  • Site grading 
  • Track grade preparation


  • Compressed air systems
  • Culverts
  • Fire hydrants
  • Inlet boxes
  • In-situ lining pipe
  • Jack & bore piping
  • Railroad tunnel drainage
  • Sanitary sewer lines
  • Storm drain lines
  • Tree irrigation lines
  • Valve vaults
  • Water lines

We take the health and safety of the public, our clients, personnel, and subcontractors’ personnel very seriously. We are committed to our comprehensive Corporate Health & Safety Program, which applies to all operations within the company and meets or exceeds all regulatory requirements. We are the recipient of the Charles A. Caine Award for Workplace Safety by the Workers Compensation Fund of Utah for “outstanding safety achievement over a three-year period.” Every project has a site-specific health and safety plan.

All managers, engineers, supervisors, and on-site technicians have a 40-hour safety training and annual refresher training in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120, which includes topics such as:

  • Emergency procedures and contact telephone numbers
  • Engineering controls, first aid, CPR training, and general safety
  • Hands-on instruction during the training course
  • Hazardous materials, potential health hazards, respiratory protection, decontamination procedures, PPE to be used, confined-space entry protocols
  • Mandatory drug and alcohol testing program (outstanding workplace safety record)
  • Monitoring and instrumentations

Union Pacific Railroad “On-Track Safety Training” and FRA (Federal Railroad Administration) training annually (all employees)

If you have questions about any project, please give us a call!