Was founded in 1960 based on the Government Regulation No.2 of 1960 and the Decree of Minister of Public Works and Public Housing No.5 on March 11th, 1960 which named PN Widjaja Karja with electricity and water installation business fields. In the Development of Business Activities, turned into PT Wijaya Karya (1972). Several locations were used by WIKA at the beginning of its operations, starting from JI. Johar No. 10, Central Jakarta (1960-1962), Jl. Hayam Wuruk 111, Central Jakarta (1962 1979) and 9th Kaveling, Cipinang Cempedak, East Jakarta
On decade from 1960-1970, WIKA carried out a variety of projects, including the installations of Asahan Electrical Works and Jatiluhur Project Dam & Irrigation.