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What’s Happening at SSC

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...

SSC Boring has re-branded to SSC Underground

Big News! As we approach our 50 year anniversary, we are excited to announce that our business, Specialized Services Company, has a new brand identity, logo, and tagline. Formerly known as SSC Boring and SSC Global, the new brand “SSC Underground” better reflects who we are as an underground...

SSC hosts company picnic at Phoenix Zoo

Specialized Services Company recently hosted a spring picnic for all of the company’s employees and their families at the Phoenix Zoo.

SSC completes a waterline under North Norterra Parkway to help complete utility infrastructure for the master planned development.

SSC Boring, Arizona’s leading underground construction and trenchless technology provider, recently completed work on a waterline for the new large upscale Norterra development in north Phoenix, AZ. This new large-scale master-planned development, will be named Union Park at Norterra, and is expected to be an exciting addition to North...

SSC’s VP of Administration gives presentation on Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry at the Common Ground Alliance Conference on Excavation Safety

Suicide prevention is an especially important issue for the construction industry as it is ranked #1 in number of suicides compared to every other industry. Michelle Walker, VP of Finance and Administration at Specialized Services Company recently hosted a session on Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry at the...

SSC Boring completes 140 ft. Horizontal Auger Bore at new Apple data center site in Mesa, AZ

The contractor responsible for renovations at the new Apple data center, needed to install a new waterline to the facility, whose path crossed through the roadway and the underground conduits coming from the nearby Salt River Project’s (SRP) utility sub-station. Horizontal auger boring was the perfect trenchless construction method...

SSC Boring provides trenchless construction services to Intel for wastewater facility

Chip maker contracts local horizontal auger boring company to install waterline.   September, 2017 — SSC Boring, a Phoenix based underground construction company began construction on a new underground waterline for Intel’s water recycling plant in Chandler. Intel has spent over $150 million building and expanding their water recycling...

SSC Boring Bi-Annual Company Meeting

Our bi-annual company meeting

On May 12, SSC held their bi-annual all company meeting.  At this half day event, employees participated in an interactive discussion on “Why does SSC exist?”, “What does it mean to be a part of SSC?” and “How will we succeed?”.  We also kicked off a food collection drive...

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Michelle Walker was honored at the CFMA Construction Executive of the Year Awards

Michelle Walker was honored at the CFMA Construction Executive of the Year Awards with the President’s Award for her work in suicide prevention.  SSC has been a long time sponsor of this event that honors the finest in Arizona Construction.  SSC’s president, Marcia Veidmark, was the 2010 Construction Executive...

SSC was proud to sponsor the 2017 Sentinel Award recipient

SSC was proud to sponsor the 2017 Sentinel Award recipient

SSC was proud to sponsor the 2017 Sentinel Award recipient, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, at the 2017 Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce IMPACT Awards.

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