About Us


Founded with "a backhoe and a prayer" in 1998, Pacific Excavation has become a trusted contractor on projects throughout western Oregon. Our focus on integrity and professionalism, in the field and in management has helped ensure consistent positive outcomes with a solid reputation within the industry.

Our Management team includes:

  • Brad Carlsen
    President and General Manager
  • Spencer Chamberlain
    Vice President - Excavation Division
  • Travis Craig
    Vice President - Civil / Mechanical Division
  • Beau Solesbee
    Project Engineer - Civil / Mechanical Division
  • Jed Smith
    Project Engineer- Excavation Division
  • Michael Krumpos
    Project Manager- Excavation Division
  • Dave Olson
    Construction Manager
  • Bill Chisholm
    Project Manager - Portland area
  • Andrew Chisholm
    Project Manager - Portland area
  • Sean Cary
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Crista Cline
    Contract Administration
  • Lisa Powell
    Subcontract Admin/Payroll
  • Krystie Daily
    Accounts Payable