Why we're different

Overaa Construction has been helping build the Bay Area since 1907 and is the perfect example of a company representing the American Dream. Overaa's exemplary work in construction has not only elevated the physical landscape of our region but has also positively impacted the lives of those residing within it. Furthermore, as one of the largest companies working in Contra Costa County, Overaa Construction provides 400+ employees with jobs that continue to be critical to Richmond's growth and economic stability. Overaa Construction's unwavering commitment to innovation, safety, and community engagement has set a commendable standard within the construction industry of Contra Costa County. Overaa's tireless efforts to improve our collective future make them a source of pride for the Richmond community."
John Garamendi
Member of Congress, 8th District, California, December 15, 2023

Outperforming Industry Benchmarks

When you work at Overaa, you become part of our business family.  We strive to work with individuals who produce outstanding results for our clients, for the company, and for themselves. Our compensation packages reward hard work, commitment, and passion. Our greatest strength is our people and we value our talent. We’ve been voted a Best Places to Work 6 years in a row by our employees and were named #3 Healthiest Employer in 2022 (San Francisco Business Times/Silicon Valley Business Journal.)

Competitive Salary

In the top 25% salary range. (Based on Project Manager Salary CEA survey 2016-2022.)

Profit Sharing Plan

Company contributions made every year in the last 40 years at levels exceeding industry averages. (CEA survey 2016-2022)

Employee Bonus Plan

Robust Bonus Plan rewarding team members for project success factors.

401(k) Plan

In addition to the Profit Sharing Plan, we offer a 401(k) with both traditional pre-tax and Roth after tax contributions.

Industry-leading benefits packages

Health and wellness is a top priority at Overaa. We offer comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision packages for the employee, spouse, domestic partner and eligible dependents. 



Several comprehensive medical plan options for you and your family, including Health Savings Account options.

Flexible Spending Account

Set aside pre-tax dollars for medical, dental, vision and dependent care.

Vision Insurance

Coverage for employees and families, including Well Vision exams.

Life Insurance

Term life insurance and long term disability insurance.

Vehicle Allowance

Mileage reimbursement and company car or car allowance for eligible employees.

Paid Holidays

And paid personal time off with PTO days exceeding industry average (based on 2022 CEA survey).


Employee Assistance Program assists employees with mental health, substance dependency and other needs.

Dental Plan

Coverage for employees and families with choice of practitioner.

Career Advancement

Employees grow into – and within – leadership positions. In fact, nearly all of our executive positions, including President and CEO, are “home grown” talent who rose through the ranks. Our training program (“Overaa Continuous Improvement or OCI”) underpins our company philosophy of individual growth and continuous learning. We offer professional development, including options for leadership training as well as skill building. Courses include modules such as the latest in integrative software and green building materials and processes. In addition, Overaa provides financial support to employees who are looking to further their education, enhance skills or expand their knowledge. Reimbursement for seminars, courses, and certifications on a case-by-case basis will be provided after considering personal growth and company benefits.

Paid Education

Paid professional education opportunities, including certifications in LEED, SWPPP, BIM as well as an ongoing education program.

Training Opportunities

Our program offers both skill building and education curricula such as leadership, negotiations, and estimating.

State of the Art Facilities

Includes training center, cabinet shop, concrete form fabrication, welding bay, prefab yard, tool & equipment rental operation to support projects.

Advanced Technology

Collaboration software, virtual design, fully integrated accounting and project management systems to provide outstanding service to our clients .

Work Hard, Play Hard

Work Life Balance is a top priority at Overaa. We strive for a work-life balance by offering paid time off, social enrichment opportunities, continuing education and community involvement. We like to have fun, and Thirsty Thursdays in our courtyard is one such tradition. Our Young Professionals Social Group gathers for informal get togethers including baseball games, beer tastings, and bike rides. 


Prime East Bay Location

Offices in Richmond and San Jose. Green headquarters & prefab yard.

Stocked Kitchen

Healthy snacks, "Thirsty Thursdays", and frequent company sponsored lunches.

Social Opportunities

Ski trips, sporting events, family picnic, parties and a young professionals social group.

Fitness Center

Onsite fitness center and Friday trainer-led classes. Stand up desks.

Corporate Responsibility

Overaa’s Corporate Philanthropy program, called Overaa Cares, seeks to give back to the community, environment and educational causes. Overaa typically gifts $100,000 to local causes annually. Employees are encouraged to join volunteering events several times a year. Our matching program matches employee charitable contributions to local worthy causes.


Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee sponsors monthly lunch and learns and engagement opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Through sweat equity we like to support the local community, the environment, and education causes.

Donation Matching

Corporate matching for your favorite charities. and company-led volunteer opportunities.

Sustainable Practices

Solar-powered headquarters, electric vehicles, proprietary recycled formwork, low carbon concrete.