July 22, 2020

Building “Safety First” into Construction from Start to Finish Mitigating risk and maintaining job safety are critical elements to success in commercial construction. At Eckman Construction, these are priorities from pre-project to post build. As Kristi Harris, Legal and Risk Management Advisor, describes, “By assessing and managing potential risk issues, it assures that policies and […]

July 13, 2020

Our Senior Financial Manager, Tiffanee Eckman, started her career in the construction industry nearly two decades ago. Her first role as receptionist was a stepping stone to a career in accounting, finance, and human resources. Early on, she discovered her natural interest in construction finance, along with a passion for building work teams. “I increasingly […]

June 26, 2020

The idiom, “A team is only as strong as the weakest link,” is especially true in construction. Although the general contractor is ultimately responsible for managing the multitude of details in delivering a quality build, to do so, they depend heavily on their team of subcontractors. At Eckman Construction, we understand the importance of creating […]

June 8, 2020

Commercial construction projects are multi-faceted and involve layers of high-level administrative oversight to deliver quality builds. Eric Robinson, in his executive role as Vice President of Legal, Human Resources, and Accounting for Eckman Construction, oversees many of these critical behind-the-scenes financial and legal responsibilities. As a practicing attorney, Eric’s credentials are quite impressive. He obtained […]

June 2, 2020

Teamwork from Concept to Construction Provides Key Benefits Solving complex issues is at the core of the commercial construction process. These issues include meeting tight time schedules, reducing change orders, and meeting forecasted budgets while creating high-quality structures. In the traditional design-bid-build model, the construction process begins by hiring a design team of architects and […]

April 7, 2020

An Inside Look at Becoming a Concrete Specialist in Utah Senior Concrete Superintendent Scott Duke has an impressive career of 31 years working with Eckman Construction. Over this time, he has worked on a multitude of projects varying in size, location, and specifications. Scott’s introduction to concrete happened during his teens when he spent his […]

December 9, 2019

Scott Simmons, Eckman Construction Project Superintendent Scott has worked with Eckman as a superintendent for the past 5 years and his knowledge about the construction industry has helped make our team stronger. Born and raised in Utah, he has been working in construction for the past 40 years and loves what he does. On his […]

October 1, 2019

Greg Barker, Tilt-Up Superintendent Greg started his career with Eckman Construction as a concrete finisher 17 years ago. He was quickly promoted to a superintendent position in only 2 weeks because he stood out, his dedication and commitment to quality immediately recognizable.  Greg’s specialty is anything and everything related to tilt-up concrete panels. He has […]

September 20, 2019

Curtis Padjen, Estimator Curtis Padjen has been with Eckman & Mitchell for 40 years, having started as a laborer on the concrete crew. He is responsible for contract lease development, bidding processes, establishing preliminary budgets, and project estimating. He is also involved in corporate decision making as a member of the company. He graduated from […]