Arvid Veidmark III


Arvid Veidmark III has more than 30 years of professional hands-on experience designing, estimating, and managing trenchless underground construction projects with SSC Underground for large municipalities, as well as private and public corporations. From serving as Principal Consultant, Owner, and Executive Vice President to his current role today as President at the underground construction and consulting company, Arvid possesses unique firsthand experiential information and expertise on trenchless technologies and their applications.

As President, and having served in many roles across SSC, Arvid’s vision is well-positioned to continue the future-forward focus of diversifying the company. Under his leadership, SSC has been strategic in this approach by implementing additional services to better serve its clients, such as the vacuum excavating service that allows it to be involved at different phases of the project and expand its customer base. While maintaining SSC’s current level of production in its vacuum, hydrovac and trenchless services, Arvid is leading the company to further implement its Trenchless Constructability and Design (TCD) consulting arm. The TCD growth will make SSC the go-to firm to provide input on designing tunneling and other trenchless projects for engineering firms and general contractors that want to include trenchless in their projects proactively.

Even before holding the official position of President, Arvid had been brainstorming invaluable improvements to leverage a quicker turnaround for jobs. Moreover, his advanced knowledge on how to intelligently implement tunnels provides an outstanding amount of success for the community and his clients.

When it comes to community involvement, Arvid is humbled by being an active, dedicated civil servant and takes pride in the projects SSC performs to create more cost-effective and environmentally safe construction projects. Arvid holds many memberships and board positions including being past President and current Director of the Arizona Chapter of National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA); an active member of the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) specifications committee; the North American Society of Trenchless Technology (NASTT); and the USA Archery Arizona Chapter as its secretary.

Arvid’s success in business has been recognized with SSC receiving several awards including the Arizona State University “Spirit of Enterprise Award for Emerging Entrepreneurs,” the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce “Small Business Award,” and Equipment World’s “Contractor of the Year.” Arvid was also the recipient of the Ruben P. Orona Damage Prevention Ambassador award.

On the education side, Arvid studied computer information systems and civil engineering at Northern Arizona University and then construction manager at risk at ASU’s Webb School of Construction. On a personal note, Arvid has been married to his wife, Natalie, since 1996 and is a proud father of four teenage/young adult children. He enjoys being involved in his church, volunteering as a leader in its youth camp, and is passionate about archery and hunting.    

What Our Clients Say:

  • “Arvid, you and your team performed a difficult task with precision and safety at the forefront. Well done and thank you for all of your efforts.”

    Kelly Haberly, B&F Contracting

  • “Just wanted to reach out and say thank you for your crews’ work today at Asante Well #4. They were safe, professional, and went above and beyond making sure the site was cleaned up after they left. Please pass my thanks onto your crew.”

    JT Core, Felix Construction

  • “Just wanted to say thank you for the safety culture your company has. It’s a breath of fresh air to see other companies embracing being safe. I sat in on your crews’ safety meeting this morning prior to the start of their work on Ray Rd. “

    Scott Nunemaker – Vice President, RCCM

  • “Kuddos to your guys. Not once has any of your foreman’s EVER put up a fuss when I’ve asked them to work a little late. Response is always “whatever you want and we’ll stay as long as you need us to.” I really appreciate all the hard work they do for me.”

    Travis Barrick – Field Supervisor, Felix Construction

  • “A big thank you to SSC for jumping on this quickly as they did to help the team get this information so quickly. It’s much appreciated and was pretty impressive to see 5 separate potholing crews descend upon Rio Salado the way they did today!”

    Christopher Laute, Resident Engineer, Valley Metro

  • We’ve used SSC for a number of years and I’ve been very pleased. Thanks and keep up the great work.

    Dave Klann, Staff Engineer, Mactec

  • SSC did a great job. Their assistance during pre-construction was greatly appreciated and differentiated them from the competition. Keep doing what you do best!

    Jim Drago, Sundt Construction

  • I called with short notice to some work and SSC responded immediately. In this market, dollars seem to control everything and quality of people and work seem to have diminished. The professionalism and hard work of your crew takes me back to when people knew what they were doing and cared. Intelligent guys that work […]

    Lonnie Ferguson, Project Manager, Construction 70

  • As a civil engineering consultant, I usually recommend your services but rarely use them with the exception being vacuum excavating. I have attended your seminars in the past and find them very helpful. I recommend continuing the education to make designers better. If we understand and know how to specify your service, we are more […]

    Bill Gasque, Sr. Civil Engineer, Dowl HKM

  • SSC handled the project perfectly even went above to schedule directly with the gas company, made my job easier.

    Tony Smith, Owner, Western Underground

  • You and your staff are always responsive to our needs and make sure you clearly understand the scope of the work in advance, so there are no surprises. I really appreciate that attitude.

    Michael Rhodes, Civil Engineer, Gila River Indian Community

  • Overall a good company. Very professional in approach and execution of work. Courtesy and respect shown by all personnel, a welcome rarity in the business. Keep doing what you’re doing, and thank you.

    M. Gartner, Project Manager, Sybrant Construction

  • Your field crew did a great job!

    Nick Nikrant, Project Manager, Builders Guild

  • Crew was courteous & helpful.

    Jayde Bullard, Project Manager, Caljet of America, LLC.

  • This is the second time working with this foreman. Will request him again. Easy to work with.

    David Willett, Aero Automatic Sprinkler Co.

  • Superb foreman…Exceptional!

    Curtis Briggs, Shea Homes

  • Great work! SSC was timely, responsive and professional. I would use them again.

    Stewart Vaghti, Project Engineer, Gannett Fleming, Inc.

  • I have always had good and quick service from SSC.

    Sally Raymer, Sundt Construction

  • Arvid was very accommodating in getting crew onsite within 2 hours of my call.

    Dennis Sime, Project Superintendent, Hunter Contracting

  • First I want to express once again how impressed I am with you and your support group. You are all “top notch.” Yes the job went well and I appreciate your help. It really made a huge difference on such a critical facility. I still can’t believe (even though I saw it with my own […]

    David McKinley, VFC-Arizona

  • Great service on short notice. Thanks!

    Richard Komzelman, Carson Construction

  • The entire SSC crew was extremely professional and flexible. All of your company’s efforts are greatly appreciated and you will be our boring subcontractor on any future projects.

    Ben Myers, Project Manager, GRG Construction

  • Your team made this challenging casing push a success.

    Michael Fossett, Project Manager, SDB Inc.

  • Extensive knowledge of the local soil conditions coupled with their proven skills has insured that every job is completed within our schedule and budget. We’ve worked with SSC for many years and always found them to more than equal our high required standards and able to complete any task.

    Brian Chavez, Chief Estimator/Project Manager, Tyers Contracting

  • I would like to thank you for your prompt response to our urgent need for your services. The men you sent did a fantastic and quick bore. We do so appreciate your company for that. Thanks!

    Patricia Riggs, Town of Gila Bend

  • Our job was especially challenging. The SSC team worked six days, around the clock and the testimony to the success of their efforts is that the general public never knew they were here. An additional thanks to SSC for their professional courtesy. In our industry, it is something I do not encounter often enough.

    Chris McCoy, Superintendent, Gilbane Building Company

  • Your project manpower’s knowledge, attitude, safety and work ethic are outstanding!

    Mike Levi, Estimator/Project Manager, Holloman Corporation