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Schmueser & Associates

Personalized approach

Throughout the years, we have earned a reputation for integrity, quality, and fiscal responsibility. A merit shop contractor, we have successfully worked with many of the nation’s largest and most reputable companies. We provide a variety of construction services including:

  • Site Development and Underground Utilities
  • Concrete Foundations and Structures
  • Steel Erection
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Pipelines
  • Process Equipment Installation
  • Process Piping Fabrication and Installation
  • Electrical and Instrumentation
  • Installation of Material Handling Systems

Fabrication shop

Our state-of-the-art fabrication shop is located at our Grand Junction, Colorado office. We can provide professional detailed drawings for your piping needs and equipment skid fabrication.

Safety is our #1 priority

We take safety seriously and take great lengths to provide a safe, healthy, and productive work environment for both our employees and Clients. Though we approach our projects with a safety-first attitude, we also recognize the importance of a safe production philosophy. 

Leadership team

With a business based on trust and integrity, every employee is a leader in their role at Schmueser. Empowered in their area of expertise to support our core values of safety, quality, and performance, our teams have our full support to do what it takes to deliver the best project and earn your trust.

Larry Schmueser II

President

Raised in industrial construction as the second generation at Schmueser, Larry’s leadership can be seen in every aspect of the Company with the focus on earning the trust of our Clients through safety, quality, performance, and with leadership commitment. 

Jim Williams

Vice President – Operations

Spanning a 30-year career with Schmueser, Jim’s leadership and commitment to our core values has earned the trust of both Clients and employees alike. His passion for building is evidenced by his hands-on approach and his commitment to getting the job done right.

Sonny LeClair

Preconstruction Manager

Sonny’s diverse construction background and 30+ years of experience provides a solid foundation to fulfill our vision for the future. His experience and lessons learned bring a valuable perspective when estimating to set up project execution plans.

Dave Masterson Sr.

Safety Director

Having worked in the mining industry since the late 1970s, Dave’s experience includes supervision of both surface and underground mining operations. An MSHA instructor for 30 years, he is also an OSHA instructor, National Safety Council instructor, and is certified in stormwater management.

Jay Thompson

Northern Nevada Area Manager

Jay has climbed the ladder at Schmueser, starting as a carpenter/rod buster to his current position of area manager. His field experience, combined with his management skills, makes him a respected leader at Schmueser and adds value for our Clients.

Stan Maynes

Four Corners Area Manager

With over 40 years of experience in industrial construction including mining, oil & gas, power generation, and manufacturing, Stan is the leader of our electrical and instrumentation department. With a Master Electrician license in 15 states, he has worked as a construction manager, project manager, superintendent, and estimator.

Stan Moore

Southern Nevada Area Manager

Stan has nearly 50 years of experience in the construction industry. A good portion of his career has been spent in southern Nevada, where his knowledge of our Clients’ plants has proved invaluable. Truly spanning the life cycle of a project, he has performed new construction, maintenance, and decommissioning of plants.

Travis Holzworth

Arizona Area Manager

A no-nonsense management style earned Travis the trust and respect of our Clients in the southwestern United States. He has a loyal following of craftspeople and can successfully staff new construction and plant shut-downs.

We’re looking for the right team members

We are only as strong as our employees.  Our culture is centered around strong collaboration and community-minded individuals.

Come and build with us.

Partnerships & projects

Built on a handshake

We believe every project is built on trust. Let us introduce you to our team and discuss how we can be your trusted partner.