Legacy & Values

Barnhill Contracting Company’s success is built on the values, principles and vision of the man – Robert E. Barnhill, Sr. – whose name we proudly bear.  Robert Barnhill built this company on a foundational belief that there is power in people. He was a motivator. A hard worker. A leader of leaders. His passion for people and his firm belief in the Golden Rule – treating others as you want to be treated – still drive us today.

We are firm, flexible and honest. We do the right thing, every single time. We empower our leaders in the field to be decision makers. We are easy to work with – a core philosophy that is both intentional and deliberate. One that requires discipline. Grit. All of these qualities, along with our founder’s vision, have helped grow Barnhill Contracting Company into one of the Southeast’s leading contractors.

Mission, Vision & Values

Mission
We are a family of builders, creating solutions that enable our partners to succeed, our communities to thrive and our employees to grow.

Vision
Barnhill will be the best place to work and build a meaningful career as our company continues to develop a highly engaged, high performing workforce while maintaining our core values.

Values
We embrace the following values: commitment, family, integrity, learning and development and diversity.

Leadership

Today our company is led by Rob Barnhill who serves as president of the company. Rob represents the third generation of management and continues both his grandfather and his father’s vision of the business, leading the company to even greater levels of success. Bob Barnhill continues to direct the company in his role as chairman of the board and chief executive officer. Rob and Bob have a clear vision for the future and the qualities that shaped the company.

Community Investment

We are true to our roots and giving back to our communities is part of our business. Our mission is to make a positive impact in our communities by supporting organizations and causes that are important to our business, communities and employees. Each year at Barnhill Contracting Company, we set aside time and money to make investments that have a positive impact. We care about being good citizens. Giving back to our communities is consistent with our foundation, supports our employees and is good for business. What we get back far exceeds our contributions.

Culture

Our success is built from the dedicated service of each and every one of our employees. Construction is hard work – long hours and immense pressure to meet critical deadlines – and we are proud to employ the most talented group of people in the industry. When you join the Barnhill team, you become part of the Barnhill Family.

Rankings

#148 Engineering News Record Top Contractors in US
#1  Engineering News Record Southeast Top Contractors in NC
#10  Engineering News Record Southeast Top Contractors in Region
#3 Engineering News Record Southeast Top Transportation Contractors
#1 Triangle Business Journal Largest Contractors in the Triangle
#30 Charlotte Business Journal Largest Contractors in Charlotte
#2 Triangle Business Journal Largest Contractors in NC
#11 Business NC Top Privately Held Companies