What’s Happening at SSC

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...

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Join SSC Underground in spreading the word about suicide prevention in the workplace. Michelle Walker, VP of Finance and Administration at SSC Underground, was recently published in Construction Executive’s online magazine. In her article, titled: “How HR Can Impact Suicide Prevention in the Workplace”, Ms. Walker provides a comprehensive description...

What Our Clients Say:

  • “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. Thank you sir.”

    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

  • We have been using your company’s services for about 3 years now. I have never heard a negative comment. Bringing Curtis on board is a definite plus as far as I am concerned. He keeps me informed about the work that I have done and he is very through and dependable.

    David Cross, Utility Coordinator, MCDOT

  • 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