History

Serving the Metro St. Louis area, G.S. & S. is a multifaceted commercial construction company established in 1921. Our experience in all aspects of construction, pre-construction management, and development directly benefits our clients. We are a team of dedicated professionals who conduct business with honesty and integrity. Through hard work and strong management, our projects result in quality construction at competitive prices.

Values

G.S. & S. has an open door policy. Our hands on management style and personal support to our employees create a positive atmosphere where employees excel. Investing time and energy to help employees succeed ensures their personal interest in your project. Our team works in an efficient, fast paced environment for a single purpose - customer satisfaction.

Safety

At G. S. & S. , the safety and health of our employees is of the utmost importance. We recognize our responsibilities and are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment. Our continued success relies heavily on the participation and cooperation of all employees toward an effective safety program.

G. S. & S. acknowledges the seriousness of maintaining a productive safety program through Designated Safety Person, Safety Committee, Hazard Elimination, Back-to-Work programs, Accident and Near-Miss Investigation, and compliance with applicable OSHA regulations.

Each member of G. S. & S. management is accountable for the safety, well being, and safe work conduct of all employees assigned to him or her. Further, each employee will be responsible for their personal safety and the safety of those around them. Additionally, the employees are responsible for reporting all unsafe acts or conditions to the Jobsite Foreman.

G. S. & S. solicits employee participation and cooperation in an effort to make the company as safe and healthy as possible.
The G. S. & S. safety program includes:

  • 10 hours of OSHA training
  • Random drug testing
  • Scaffold, lift, and tool training
  • Continuous safety meetings with staff
  • Specific safety guidelines for every job

Awards

  • Nominated for American Subcontractors Association General Contractor of the year, every year since 2010 (won in 2010)
  • Division of Workers Compensation Safety Award: 2005-2010
  • Ralph Reckamp (Employee since 1977) most recently won superintendent of the year from the American Subcontractors Association in 2016