Part II of our series on the Benefits of Trenchless Constructability and Design Among Different Delivery Methods is here!
When dealing with Job Order Contracting (JOC), utilizing the expertise of a Trenchless Constructability and Design (TCD) consultant can prove to be a highly effective strategy for ensuring the project is completed accurately and within the specified timeframe. Early involvement is key!
Visit our website to read Part II and stay tuned for Part III, which covers the benefits of TCD for Design-Build projects!
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Learn how a Trenchless Constructability and Design (TCD) consultant seamlessly integrates into the CMAR scenario, managing budgets, schedules, and more. Real-life examples from projects like @cityofphoenixaz's Drought Pipeline Project showcase TCD's impact, ensuring smooth construction with minimal changes. 
Visit our website to read Part I and stay tuned for Part II, unraveling the benefits of TCD for Job Order Contracting (JOC) projects! 
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What’s Happening at SSC

New President named at SSC Underground

New President named at SSC Underground who has ‘grown up with the company’ and announces future-forward growth plans  Past President elevates in role as the CEO and Chairman of the Board   April 13, 2022 – PHOENIX, ARIZ. – Specialized Services Co. (SSC), recognized as one of Arizona’s leading...

Steve Walker Offers Years of Experience in Hand Tunneling

Steve Walker Offers Years of Experience in Hand Tunneling

SSC’s Trenchless & Fleet Manager, Steve Walker, has over 10 years of experience with hand tunneling. As a leader of this service, he has knowledge of ground conditions, and whether or not a project will permit using an auger bore or if hand tunneling is needed. The term hand...

Arvid Veidmark III – SSC

Arvid Veidmark III Brings Expertise to Trenchless Technologies

Senior Estimator and Executive Vice President, Arvid Veidmark III, was born into the company, working in and around SSC Underground since he was just 8 years old. With all this experience, he’s made more mistakes than anybody, the telltale signs of an expert. As an expert in trenchless technology,...

Michelle Walker – SSC

Michelle Walker Positively Impacts SSC’s Culture

At SSC Underground, we have created a culture around our people. Every decision made at SSC is centered around how it will impact the whole team. Employees’ successes are always celebrated, whether the win is professional or personal. The culture at SSC is deeply rooted in our core values;...

Women Leaders Offer Advice on How to Build Construction Careers

The Build Your Future Arizona initiative is designed to educate people about the opportunities available in the skilled trades industry, as well as provide a place to find information on training and available jobs. The goal of BYFAZ is to create a skilled trades workforce who wants construction careers...

2020 Outstanding Women in Construction Finalist

No.1 must-have: “Perseverance—having the mindset that whatever challenges arise, you have the capability to get through them.” She came of age in the industry as the daughter of a general contractor, and now represents her family in the crucial role of vice president finance and administration at her aunt’s...

SSC Underground Day

Phoenix Mayor Proclaims October 11 SSC Underground Day

After celebrating 50 years as a family owned and operated company, October 11 was proclaimed as SSC Underground Day by City of Phoenix Mayor, Kate Gallego. Mayor Gallego says of SSC, “In the last half century, great advancements have been made in the field of trenchless technology and SSC...

Glendale Water line Extension

SSC completes 396-foot long tunnel under State Route 101

SSC Underground’s trenchless division recently completed a 396-foot long tunnel under Arizona State Route 101 at West Beardsley Road for the City of Glendale. This is the second major project that SSC has completed under State Route 101 this year. The other project was a 900-foot long Horizontal Directional...

SSC earns Gold Shovel Standard certification for 2018

Specialized Services Company has received a Gold Shovel Standard Certification for 2018 from the Gold Shovel Certification Committee. The Gold Shovel Standard Certification is a widely-recognized indication of increased safety awareness and a commitment to continuous damage prevention improvement. The certification requires strict adherence to industry-standard excavation safety practices,...

SSC completes 900-foot waterline installation under major freeway in Scottsdale, AZ

Earlier this year, SSC Underground was contracted to install 900 feet of 24-inch casing to carry a 16″ PVC waterline under East Via De Ventura Road in Scottsdale, Arizona. SSC was uniquely qualified to construct this large specialized project.  WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW: The water line needed to be installed...

What Our Clients Say:

  • “My experience with the SSC was positive. Their professionalism, efficiency, and commitment to customer service made me feel confident in their ability to handle my construction needs. I would definitely recommend their services to others in need of a reliable construction office.”

    Kyler Colin, General Managing Partner, Phoenix Water Solutions

  • “I was impressed with the communication and appreciate SSC’s help to get this potholing done in a quick and professional manner.”

    Lynne Stocker, Assistant Project Manager, Garney Construction

  • “Workers were very knowledgeable about how to find the utilities despite differences in the drawings and actual field conditions. Very helpful in going above and beyond by working with us.”

    Johnathan Hoffman, Assistant Project Manager, City of Sedona

  • “Their collaboration with my team on large-scale infrastructure upgrade projects has been exceptional. Their expertise and professionalism have been invaluable in delivering successful outcomes. I highly recommend SSC Underground to any organization in need of top-notch services.”

    Ben Kooinga, Project Manager

  • “The Crew from SSC went above and beyond to locate our water line that turned out to be more challenging than originally expected.”

    Kevin Tallman, Director of Construction, Shane Co Jewelers

  • “SSC is accommodating and punctual.”

    Jeff Strasser, Managing Partner-Custom Structures LLC

  • “We had a project in North Scottsdale that had to be completed while school was out for Christmas break. I gave SSC one week notice and sent them plans with over 80 potholes. They jumped right on it and completed the work for us to meet our deadline. Everyone from Michelle and Arvid in the […]

    Kelley Hlavsa, Project Manager, Achen Gardner Construction

  • “Really appreciate you helping us with our boring need. The drilling crew did a great job and completed the entire job above and beyond our expectations, without any issues. We look forward to working with you again if any such need arises in future.”

    Satya Chataut, BHP

  • “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