Trusted Leaders, Trusted Results: for the energy & utility industries

Powerful Solutions for Complex Projects: Riggs Distler Delivers

Riggs Distler employs the industry’s most skilled and experienced project managers and union craft personnel to deliver lasting solutions, no matter how challenging or complex the project. For over a century, we’ve helped the Energy and Utility industry develop the infrastructure that powers the Eastern United States. With our commitment to safety, planning, and efficiency, we act as a turnkey partner so that our clients can focus on what matters—their business. 



Building on a Record of Safety

Riggs Distler ensures safety on every job by focusing on a continuous improvement model for success. This includes: pre-job planning, daily task planning,  specialized training and open communication with clients to work safely on every job.  Whether we’re installing a gas main, upgrading a substation, or erecting a  tower, protecting our workforce and the communities we serve is our highest value. Our numbers in 2020:

  • TRIR: 0.63
  • NCCI EMR: 0.81
  • PA MOD: 0.82
  • LTIR: 0.14
  • NJ MOD: 0.47
  • MAN HOURS: 3M

Explore Our Commitment to Safety

Newly Constructed:
Biosolids Gasification Plant
Riggs Distler is currently providing turnkey heavy civil, mechanical, and electrical services in support of an Aries Clean Energy project to construct a biosolids gasification plant at an existing sludge processing plant in New Jersey. This plant will be serving the largest metropolitan area in the US – The New York metropolitan area – and it will divert 130,000 tons of biosolids from landfills annually. Learn More

Who we work with

Recently Released:
National Award Winning Work
We were recently recognized by the National Electrical Contractors Association with a NECA Project Excellence Award in Overhead Transmission. NECA established the Project Excellence Award to showcase the exceptional work that its members perform throughout the country. Learn More

Join Our team!

Our employees evolve and grow in a secure environment that provides challenging, meaningful, and exciting work opportunities all over the Eastern United States. At Riggs Distler, we’re proud to foster a company-wide culture of putting our people first. Invest your talent and skill with us, and we’ll invest our resources, training, and benefits in you. That’s our promise to the Riggs Distler family.