Our Company

The key to our success is our passion for the business. Founded in 2008, Hamel Contracting, Inc. utilizes a simple proven formula that combines quality work, quality relationships and quality employees.

Hamel Contracting, Inc. provides general contracting, construction management, program management, pre-construction and design for both the public and private sectors. Our highly skilled and qualified staff interacts with city governments, school districts, architects, consultants, and an array of public and private sector officials to bring complex construction projects to completion on time, and on budget.

Dedication Built to Last.

Our President

Grant J Hamel

With more than three decades of hands-on experience, Grant Hamel started Hamel Contracting, Inc. to help streamline an extremely complex business. In addition to quality contributors, the art of construction is at the heart of Mr. Hamel’s business formula.

Mr. Hamel graduated from Arizona State University’s School of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management. In his early years, he served in various positions in large public and private industries, refining his skills in construction management, design-and-build projects, and general contracting services. To date, he has managed more than $450 million worth of high-quality construction projects.

Today, Mr. Hamel has in-depth knowledge of construction laws, methodology, and building codes throughout the western United States. He has extensive expertise in construction management for the education, hospitality, assisted living and skilled nursing, research and development, and logistics industries. From tilt-up to walk-up, Mr. Hamel prides himself on maintaining close working relationships with owners, administrators, architects, consultants, and other public and private agency representatives.

OUR TEAM

Lucy Testerman
VP OF ADMINISTRATION

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Steve Stehrenberger
VP OF CONSTRUCTION

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Anna Velazquez
PRE-CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

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Robert May
GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT

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Our references

“Having recently completed a new Charter School with Hamel Contracting, Inc., I would recommend them to construct any public or private works project unconditionally. Their performance on this particular project, constructed in five short months, was nothing short of heroic.”

Tom Cruse, Principal, PJHM Architects, Inc.

“I cannot find the words to express my sincere gratitude to Hamel Contracting, Inc. Not only did Grant Hamel and his fantastic team make our incredibly short timeline, but they were a pleasure to work with, very responsive, and always focused on giving our students and staff a beautiful new home within our budget.”

Barbara Hale, Executive Director, Sycamore Academy

“As the former Assistant Superintendent of Business Services at Lake Elsinore USD, Darrin Watters worked on multiple projects with President Grant Hamel when he was the Construction Manager at Edge Development. Between the two, they managed a total of $250 million of projects over several years. Now at Val Verde USD, Mr. Waters continues the past success he has had with Mr. Hamel, completing multiple projects with Hamel Contracting, Inc.”

Darrin Waters, Irvine, CA

“Stacy Strawderman is Director of Facilities at Val Verde Unified School District where Grant has worked on multiple projects over the course of 5 years. The most recent project completed is the construction of a new swimming pool at Citrus Hills High School, and currently, the expansion of Rainbow Ridge Elementary School Nurse’s Office.”

Stacey Strawderman, Director of Facilities, Val Verde Unified School District

“Dean Wetter is the Director of Valley Wide Park & Recreation for the City of Hemet. Hamel Contracting, Inc. completed the construction of a new Concession and Restroom Building for Valley Wide Recreation & Park District.”

Dean Wetter, Director, Valley Wide Park & Recreation, Hemet, CA

“Henry Sylvia, Vice President of Operations with DC Architects, has worked several years with Mr. Hamel both when he was a Construction Manager at Edge Development and now as President of Hamel Contracting, Inc. Between the years at Edge Development and Hamel Contracting, Inc., Grant and Mr. Sylvia have completed multiple projects, most recently the Citrus Hills High School swimming pool project of which Hamel Contracting was the General Contractor.”

Henry Silva, VP of Operations, DC Architects