In 1981, with the dawn of the open economy, six enterprising individuals teamed up to form what was to become one of Sri Lanka's Best-known enterprises. Sierra Construction Limited was incorporated to venture into the fields of Civil and Telecommunication Engineering, sectors that were hitherto solely dominated by foreign companies or by companies with foreign collaborations.
Within two decades, Sierra rose to become the market leader in Telecommunication Engineering. The boom in the construction industry opened up many opportunities for Sierra and the company has today evolved to great heights handling large construction projects relating to Water Supply & Sewerage, Power, Roads, Buildings, Irrigation and Pilling besides Civil & Telecommunication.
Acknowledged for its expertise, reliability and superior quality of work, both locally and internationally, Sierra is today a prominent player in General Engineering Construction in Sri Lanka. The company has also gained from opportunities offered in global markets, with businesses established in India, Maldives, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Australia.
From modest beginnings with just six individuals, Sierra today employs over 4,000 direct and indirect employees both here and abroad, including more than 300 engineers. The company takes pride in its highly motivated and talented workforce, the driving force behind its success.
Now in its third decade of operation, Sierra has picked up several awards and accolades along the way. It is an ISO accredited company. In furtherance of its corporate objective Sierra is presently focused on implementing best practices of corporate governance and risk management practices within the company.
Today Sierra stands tall as a truly Sri Lankan company and acclaimed as a national asset. The company remains totally focused on its vision of being the preferred infrastructure development partner in the region, identified by its customers and partners as integral to their success.