About SSC

Specialized Services Company (SSC)

Since 1969, SSC has been recognized as one of Arizona’s leading underground construction companies.

SSC is a family owned and operated company providing trenchless installation of underground utilities, vacuum utility locating, and excavating services to:

  • General Contractors
  • Utility Agencies
  • Engineering Firms
  • Local City, State, and County Governments
  • Pipeline Companies

SSC is Well-Equipped and Qualified to Design, Locate, and Build any Utility.

Our Boring Past Has Made For An Exciting Future!

Specialized Services Company (SSC) opened its doors in 1969 with a used pickup and a small bank loan.

Historically an open cut excavation company, this family business quickly grew to become a leader in underground utility infrastructure.

Trenchless Technology Expands Our Reach.

Advances in technology have allowed SSC to focus solely on trenchless methodologies.

Considered experts in Arizona’s underground, SSC now offers trenchless consulting services and education to clients worldwide.

Celebrating 50 Years as Leaders in Underground Construction in Arizona.

Although some of the faces have changed, SSC still believes that our company can only be as strong as the values behind it. Those same solid principles that guided our grandparents back in 1969.

Our Mission

To be the leader in underground construction, provide meaningful employment, and promote positive community impact.


Our Core Values:

Our Core Values


North Mountain Business Alliance 

SSC is a founding member of North Mountain Business Alliance (NMBA), a community organization that aims to improve the local area around North Mountain Village in north Phoenix for all businesses and residents. Marcia Veidmark led these efforts beginning in 2011, working with city officials and local area business owners to address community concerns related to public safety and zoning. The alliance has also worked to promote various community resources to area residents such as training programs, early childhood development, and after-school programs. Marcia Veidmark’s community improvement involvement extends to her being a member of the North Mountain Village planning committee.


Phoenix Rescue Mission

SSC is a proud supporter of the Phoenix Rescue Mission through financial support and by sponsoring food and toiletry drives for employees to have the opportunity to participate.   SSC values the opportunity to support this organization that helps the most at-risk members of our population get on their feet and become contributing members of society. 


Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention

SSC is a proud supporter of the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP), an organization working to address the fact that construction is the #1 industry for suicide deaths. Michelle Walker, VP of Finance at SSC is one of the founders and current chairman of the alliance. She speaks at national conferences, local trade associations, and construction companies to promote awareness of mental health and suicide prevention. SSC is proud to support this important industry organization financially and through Michelle’s involvement. 


Saguaro Camp Cedarbrook

SSC is a proud supporter and donor to Saguaro Camp Cedarbrook (SCC), a Christian Outdoor Camp in Arizona that helps campers come to know Christ and develop daily habits of Christian living. The camp provides Christ-centered outdoor programs, where campers can develop positive self-concepts, experience God’s beautiful creation, explore His Word, and build meaningful relationships with staff members and other campers. SSC’s owner and Executive Vice President, Arvid Veidmark III has volunteered and lead this camp for the past 15+ years.  In addition, Arvid leads an archery ministry for campers to participate in year-round, maintaining their positive connections and interactions.  This archery club is housed at SSC’s facilities. 

Construction Financial Manager Association (CFMA)

The Construction Financial Manager Association (CFMA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of today’s construction financial professionals. Michelle Walker, VP of Finance at SSC has been a board member, officer and president of the CFMA’s Valley of the Sun Chapter in Phoenix. Michelle continues to participate in the organization on a local and national level, as she enters her 10th year of membership. CFMA currently has more than 8,600 members in 98 chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada.


Arizona Utility Contractors Association (AZUCA)

The Arizona Utility Contractors Association (AZUCA) was founded in 1975 by local utility contractors to address the growing issues associated with underground utility installation. SSC has been an active member of this association since the 1980’s and Arvid is a member of its Board of Directors.


Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO)

Marcia Veidmark, as a woman business owner and leader, has been an active member of the national non-profit Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) for many years. The WPO aims to provide continuing education in business and leadership through confidential forums where women presidents can connect and communicate.  The WPO also works to advance the influence of women in the business community by increasing the visibility of women presidents on the local, national, and international levels. 

What Our Clients Say:

  • “Just wanted to say thank you for the safety culture your company has. It’s a breath of fresh air to see other companies embracing being safe. I sat in on your crews’ safety meeting this morning prior to the start of their work on Ray Rd. “

    Scott Nunemaker – Vice President, RCCM

  • “Kuddos to your guys. Not once has any of your foreman’s EVER put up a fuss when I’ve asked them to work a little late. Response is always “whatever you want and we’ll stay as long as you need us to.” I really appreciate all the hard work they do for me. Thank you sir.”

    Travis Barrick – Field Supervisor, Felix Construction

  • “A big thank you to SSC for jumping on this quickly as they did to help the team get this information so quickly. It’s much appreciated and was pretty impressive to see 5 separate potholing crews descend upon Rio Salado the way they did today!”

    Christopher Laute, Resident Engineer, Valley Metro

  • We’ve used SSC for a number of years and I’ve been very pleased. Thanks and keep up the great work.

    Dave Klann, Staff Engineer, Mactec

  • SSC did a great job. Their assistance during pre-construction was greatly appreciated and differentiated them from the competition. Keep doing what you do best!

    Jim Drago, Sundt Construction

  • I called with short notice to some work and SSC responded immediately. In this market, dollars seem to control everything and quality of people and work seem to have diminished. The professionalism and hard work of your crew takes me back to when people knew what they were doing and cared. Intelligent guys that work […]

    Lonnie Ferguson, Project Manager, Construction 70

  • As a civil engineering consultant, I usually recommend your services but rarely use them with the exception being vacuum excavating. I have attended your seminars in the past and find them very helpful. I recommend continuing the education to make designers better. If we understand and know how to specify your service, we are more […]

    Bill Gasque, Sr. Civil Engineer, Dowl HKM

  • SSC handled the project perfectly even went above to schedule directly with the gas company, made my job easier.

    Tony Smith, Owner, Western Underground

  • You and your staff are always responsive to our needs and make sure you clearly understand the scope of the work in advance, so there are no surprises. I really appreciate that attitude.

    Michael Rhodes, Civil Engineer, Gila River Indian Community

  • Overall a good company. Very professional in approach and execution of work. Courtesy and respect shown by all personnel, a welcome rarity in the business. Keep doing what you’re doing, and thank you.

    M. Gartner, Project Manager, Sybrant Construction

  • We have been using your company’s services for about 3 years now. I have never heard a negative comment. Bringing Curtis on board is a definite plus as far as I am concerned. He keeps me informed about the work that I have done and he is very through and dependable.

    David Cross, Utility Coordinator, MCDOT

  • Your field crew did a great job!

    Nick Nikrant, Project Manager, Builders Guild

  • Crew was courteous & helpful.

    Jayde Bullard, Project Manager, Caljet of America, LLC.

  • This is the second time working with this foreman. Will request him again. Easy to work with.

    David Willett, Aero Automatic Sprinkler Co.

  • Superb foreman…Exceptional!

    Curtis Briggs, Shea Homes

  • Great work! SSC was timely, responsive and professional. I would use them again.

    Stewart Vaghti, Project Engineer, Gannett Fleming, Inc.

  • I have always had good and quick service from SSC.

    Sally Raymer, Sundt Construction

  • Arvid was very accommodating in getting crew onsite within 2 hours of my call.

    Dennis Sime, Project Superintendent, Hunter Contracting

  • First I want to express once again how impressed I am with you and your support group. You are all “top notch.” Yes the job went well and I appreciate your help. It really made a huge difference on such a critical facility. I still can’t believe (even though I saw it with my own […]

    David McKinley, VFC-Arizona

  • Great service on short notice. Thanks!

    Richard Komzelman, Carson Construction

  • The entire SSC crew was extremely professional and flexible. All of your company’s efforts are greatly appreciated and you will be our boring subcontractor on any future projects.

    Ben Myers, Project Manager, GRG Construction

  • Your team made this challenging casing push a success.

    Michael Fossett, Project Manager, SDB Inc.

  • Extensive knowledge of the local soil conditions coupled with their proven skills has insured that every job is completed within our schedule and budget. We’ve worked with SSC for many years and always found them to more than equal our high required standards and able to complete any task.

    Brian Chavez, Chief Estimator/Project Manager, Tyers Contracting

  • I would like to thank you for your prompt response to our urgent need for your services. The men you sent did a fantastic and quick bore. We do so appreciate your company for that. Thanks!

    Patricia Riggs, Town of Gila Bend

  • Our job was especially challenging. The SSC team worked six days, around the clock and the testimony to the success of their efforts is that the general public never knew they were here. An additional thanks to SSC for their professional courtesy. In our industry, it is something I do not encounter often enough.

    Chris McCoy, Superintendent, Gilbane Building Company

  • Your project manpower’s knowledge, attitude, safety and work ethic are outstanding!

    Mike Levi, Estimator/Project Manager, Holloman Corporation

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