Powerful Solutions for the Energy & Utility Industries

Riggs Distler employs the industry’s best project managers and union craft personnel to deliver lasting solutions, no matter how complex the project. For over a century, we’ve partnered with the Energy and Utility industries to develop the infrastructure that powers the Eastern United States. Committed to safety, planning, and efficiency, we act as a turnkey partner so that our clients can focus on what matters—their business. Now part of the Centuri family of companies, our 100 years of experience stand behind Centuri’s 100 year plan and vision for a sustainable future.


Building on a Record of Safety

Following a continuous improvement model for success, Riggs Distler prioritizes a culture of safety in the field and the office. Pre-job planning, daily task planning, specialized training, and open communication with clients are key to ensuring safe execution. From high-voltage power plant and industrial work to installing gas mains or erecting utility towers, protecting our workforce and the communities we serve is our highest priority. Our numbers in 2020:

  • TRIR: 0.63
  • NCCI EMR: 0.81
  • PA MOD: 0.82
  • LTIR: 0.14
  • NJ MOD: 0.47

Explore Our Commitment to Safety

Newly Constructed:
Aries Linden Biosolids Gasification Plant-Linden, NJ
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. It will be the lowest cost option for biosolids disposal in NY/NJ Metropolitan area. Check out the time-lapse video highlighting the build. Learn More

Who we work with

Recently Released:
Building for the Future
Riggs Distler has been selected as a general contractor to New York's Sunrise Wind project, representing the state's largest offshore wind supply chain contract to date. The joint development partnership between Ørsted and Eversource has the capacity to power nearly 600,000 homes with 100% renewable energy to help New York accomplish a carbon-free energy grid by 2040. 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.