Posts by Ramon Gaanderse

Meet Dave Vasquez

We welcome Dave Vasquez to the Team as one of the newest Project Engineers in Tucson. Before joining us, Dave worked in the construction industry for 16-years, specifically he worked in the mining side of the business. Dave is originally from Douglas, Arizona and also spent time in the Marine Corp. He has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration…

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APWA Awards

A big kudos to the KE&G Staff for those working on either the Southeast Interceptor (SEI) or the Lito Galindo projects. At last week’s annual APWA Southern Arizona Luncheon, KE&G was awarded the Small Cities/Rural Communities Project of the Year, Transportation Projects category and Project of the Year, Environment, $5M-$25M category. This is another great accomplishment for…

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Benson Plane Barns

This project consisted of clearing and grubbing the site, subgrade prep which was minimal due to the site being relatively flat. There was a total of 44 column footings that required over excavation with a 5ft blow out on each side. This was completed using a backhoe and wackers. The slab was constructed of 5”…

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Sierra Dental

The Sierra Dental project was site work for this facility and completed by our Sierra Vista Team. The team included Ben Carter, John Drake, Cesar Acuna, Rick McMahon, and Ramon Morales. The scope of work included installation of SWPPP BMP’s, removal of existing parking lot & improvements, cut to export 5400 CY, 100’ 4” sewer with clean-outs,…

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Meet Jim Brockman

Meet Jim Brockman who is our newest Project Manager/Estimator in the Utility Division. Jim is originally from Whitefish, Montana and grew up in construction as his Father was in the industry. Jim moved to Tucson in 2007 and was working on the Number 6 Paper Machine project in Wauna, Oregon. The last 10-years, Jim has been chasing facilities…

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Field Engineer

KE&G Construction Inc. is one of southern Arizona’s leading construction companies that specializes in underground utilities, heavy/civil transportation projects, paving, bridges, concrete work, and dirt work. We currently have an opening for an entry level field engineer. The ideal candidate for this job should have the following credentials: REQUIREMENTS: Graduate from an accredited college or university…

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Purchasing Agent – Tucson

The Purchasing Agent we are searching for should have experience in sourcing and purchase in a construction company environment with heavy equipment. Responsibilities include internet quoting, purchase order creation, establishing and building vendor relationships, building relationships with field personnel. Skills needed: excel, purchase order systems, construction terminology, and processes, organizational skills to manage assignments from…

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La Estancia Phase 7

The scope of work included; earthwork, underground, concrete, and paving as part of New Development of 100 Lots for Richmond American Homes. Unique challenges: This project was built off of a 10-year-old set of plans that had been prepared by a firm that was no longer in business.  KE& G had to work closely with…

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Caterpillar Tinaja Hills Drainage Realignment

This project was to bring the existing private property site drainage way up to regulation standards.  The scope included replacing existing drainage channel with the larger concrete-lined channel, relocating the existing haul road, adding two new culvert crossings of 6 EA 72″ CMP culverts, constructing a new concrete inlet structure, new riprap outflow, and re-pave…

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Benson Plane Barns

The Benson Plane Barns celebrated its grand opening recently with a full audience. The project was a design-build contract and began mid-July 2018 with construction. The project included; clearing and grubbing, over-excavation of the building, installation of foundations, slab on grade, cement treated base under the asphalt, construction of a pre-engineered building, full electrical hook up and…

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