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Excellence in underground engineering since 1970. Specialties: storm drains, water, sewer, fire protection, natural gas, excavations and more.

Explore Company

Premium underground electrical systems that keep communities running. Specialties: public utilities, telecom, joint trenching, security and more.

Explore Company

Excellence in underground engineering since 1970. Specialties: storm drains, water, sewer, fire protection, natural gas, excavations and more.

Explore Company

Quality. Integrity. Service.

The Preston Companies bring extensive expertise and hands-on partnership to complex projects. Our services include excavating and installing underground wet and dry utilities, soils testing and management, and fill site management.

About Preston

Quality. Integrity. Service.

Three Businesses. One Promise.  The Preston Companies bring extensive expertise and hands-on partnership to complex projects. Our services include excavating and installing underground wet and dry utilities, soils testing and management, and fill site management.

Our Companies

PrestonPipelines

Excellence in underground engineering since 1970. Specialties: storm drains, water, sewer, fire protection, natural gas, excavations and more.

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PrestonElectric

Premium underground electrical systems that keep communities running. Specialties: public utilities, telecom, joint trenching, security and more.

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DirtMarket

The leader in soils management and movement. Specialties: reviewing, sampling, testing, import/export, disposal and more.

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Our Companies

PrestonPipelines

Excellence in underground engineering since 1970. Specialties: storm drains, water, sewer, fire protection, natural gas, excavations and more.

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PrestonElectric

Premium underground electrical systems that keep communities running. Specialties: public utilities, telecom, joint trenching, security and more.

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DirtMarket

The leader in soils management and movement. Specialties: reviewing, sampling, testing, import/export, disposal and more.

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Our Clients

INSIGHT

Streamlining Dry Utility Coordination on Construction Projects with Preston Electric

As one of the three branches of Preston Companies, Preston Electric is a site utility contractor focused on all electrical work outside of a building. They specialize in dry utilities construction, which can be anything from temporary power needs to lift and pump stations, site lighting, traffic signals, and joint trench. But what makes Preston Electric a unique dry utilities contractor?

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INSIGHT

Using Sustainable Soils Management Practices in Construction

DirtMarket is an expert soils management provider with extensive experience in soil sampling and soil import and export solutions.

Soils management seems like a niche market in construction, right? Well, material waste is one of the most difficult factors to control in construction projects of all sizes. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found that total waste from construction-related projects was double that of municipal waste from households and businesses in 2018—and the United States already produces the most household waste by volume of any country.

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AWARDS

Preston Companies Recognized as 2022 Bay Area Best Places to Work

Preston Companies has been recognized as a winner of the 2022 Bay Area Best Places to Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. In the midsize category, Preston Companies was ranked number four out of 35 companies.

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PEOPLE

Preston Through the Eyes of Preston

From humble beginnings to a top Silicon Valley Best Place to Work, Preston Companies has expanded more than its founders could have imagined in the past 52 years while staying true to the core values that made a big dream become a reality.

Mike Preston’s eldest son, Kyle Preston, Vice President of Fleet Management and Estimator, grew up with a front seat to the evolution of Preston Pipelines.

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PEOPLE

Preston Companies Appoints New CFO Kevin Byrne

Preston Companies recently announced the reappointment of Kevin Byrne as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective February 15, 2022.

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CAREER FAIRS

Find Preston at Your College Career Fair

We’ll be at the following upcoming career fairs:

4/1 – Sacramento State, Engineering and Computer Science Fair

4/13 – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Spring Career Fair

PEOPLE

Jordan Thomas Named President of Preston Pipelines

Preston Companies announced that Vice President and General Manager of Preston Pipelines Jordan Thomas has been named the new President of Preston Pipelines as of January 1, 2022. President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Preston will maintain an active role as Chief Executive Officer and Chair.

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We take the time to learn about your specific needs and pain points to develop solutions that will have the greatest impact. Select a role below and see how Preston can support your needs!

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We go above-ground, below-ground and beyond to meet our customers’ needs. We’ve earned a reputation for excellence and service in the following industry sectors:

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A Modern Family Approach. Collaboration, communication and transparency define every Preston team.

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