About Us

Leo Journagan Construction Company, Inc. is a family owned and operated business based in Springfield, Missouri. The company performs, as either prime contractor or subcontractor, highway construction, site preparation, and the production of construction aggregates. The company primarily operates in southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas; although throughout it’s history the company has performed work in 26 states for owners such as the US Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy, various public utility companies and many state highway departments.

Leo Journagan, Chairman of the Board, founded the company in 1948, and served as the President of the company for 50 years. Allen Journagan was named President and Chief Executive Officer in 1998.

The company maintains a wide variety of machinery in order to support its construction and manufacturing divisions.

Journagan’s single greatest asset is its employees. The Journagan family of employees is well trained, highly motivated and focused on performance. The majority of our employees have been with the company for more than 15 years.

In 2002 Leo Journagan Construction Company was recognized by the Missouri Department of Transportation as the highest rated contractor in the state of Missouri for Quality in Construction and Contract Compliance. Journagan Construction Company has been awarded a Quality in Construction Award by the National Asphalt Pavement Association for SUPERPAVE paving projects over 50,000 tons in 2000, 2001 and 2002. The company is a finalist for the 2003 Sheldon G Hayes award, the highest honor presented by the National Asphalt Pavement Association for quality in construction.

Since 1948 the company has continued steady and controlled growth. The company has earned revenues of approximately $60 million dollars per year and employs approximately 400 persons.

Employment Information

If you would like to join the Journagan team, please fill out an application and either fax it to 1-(417)-869-7421 or mail it to:
Leo Journagan Construction Co., Inc.
3003 E Chestnut Expressway Suite 1200
Springfield MO, 65802
Please be aware that you will need to be a member of the appropriate union to be eligible for employment.

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