Jason S. Wilcock
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
Jason is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer for Centuri Group, Inc. He oversees and directs the Company’s Legal, Risk Management, Contract Administration, and Compliance functions.
In his position, Jason is focused on providing the executive leadership team and others within the organization with wide-ranging legal advice on the risks and consequences associated with Company strategies and their implementation, as well as developing and implementing appropriate solutions to mitigate the Company’s liability exposure. Jason is responsible for managing the legal function and retaining and supervising the services provided by outside legal counsel. In addition, Jason has responsibility for overseeing the handling of claims against the Company (including the underlying insurance placement and coverage), the review and approval of revenue bids and contracts, and various compliance activities, including adherence to the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, drug and alcohol testing, and the Company’s ethics helpline.
Jason joined Centuri in 2015 as Assistant General Counsel, where he was the primary point of contact for all legal matters for NPL Construction Co. He was promoted to Deputy General Counsel in 2017, and then to Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in 2018. Before joining Centuri, Jason held the role of Associate General Counsel for Southwest Gas Corporation, providing support on a variety of legal and policy matters including regulatory affairs, administrative proceedings, contracts, bankruptcy, collections, property rights, and litigation. Prior to joining Southwest Gas in 2011, Jason practiced law in the private sector in Nevada and Utah, representing businesses and individuals in various civil and commercial litigation matters for several years.
Jason earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Gonzaga University School of Law and is a member of the State Bars of Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Utah State University.