About Us

Northwest General Contractors, Inc. was founded, and incorporated, on February 2, 2002. We are a full-service contracting and subcontracting DBE and MBE certified firm with a focus in heavy civil, underground utility, earthwork, and storm water management for the public and private sector.

Northwest is staffed with experienced “hands on” construction, engineering, and environmental professionals. We strive to offer the highest standards in the construction industry through exceptional work and competitive pricing. We pride ourselves in having personalized customer service, proactive problem solving, as well as aggressive project implementations and risk management.

Our equipment inventory includes over thirty (30) pieces of heavy machinery such as dozers, excavators, loaders, and dump trucks.

-Omar Ali, President


  • DBE Certification – Metra
  • IDOT Certification
  • MBE Certification – City of Chicago
  • Drainlayer License – City of Chicago
  • General Contractor License – City of Chicago
  • Public Right of Way – City of Chicago


  • 2016 Metra Prime Contractor of the Year
  • 2015 Metra DBE Contractor of the Year
  • 2007 Veolia Water Safety