O’Brien Contractors, a leading civil engineering and groundworks contractor, has been awarded the prestigious Achilles BuildingConfidence accreditation.

The Midlands-based contractor successfully reached the standards set out by Achilles UK for the BuildingConfidence accreditation following a recent on-site audit by industry-leading auditors.

Achilles developed BuildingConfidence as a supplier pre-qualification and accreditation service for the UK construction industry and it has quickly become recognised as the standard for supplier excellence. Its aim is to create sustainable procurement opportunities for business and reduce risk in the supply chain throughout the industry, and is already considered an invaluable tool by many industry-leading clients.

This impressive accolade demonstrates O’Brien’s commitment and vision for the company’s planned growth and management development strategy.

O’Brien’s Managing Director, Peter O’Brien, said: “This award is recognition of O’Brien’s excellence through high performance. Throughout the business we ensure that all of our processes and procedures work, not only for us but for our clients too. We aim to create long-term relationships with clients by offering them a seamless service across the board. We make sure that we deliver the best possible product to our clients, on time and within budget; essentially offering the smartest approach to construction.”

O’Brien is now part of an impressive supply chain offering clients the best in construction knowledge and skills.

Achilles clients include: Lend Lease, Kier Construction, Balfour Beatty, Shepherd, British Land, Skanska, McClaren Construction, John Sisk, Tarmac, Costain, Wolseley, Laing O’Rourke, Sir Robert McAlpine and Davis Langdon.