OUR STORY

Who We Are

From the outset in April of 1994, Ella’s vision was to fearlessly apply six core values to fulfilling a role in the construction industry. In holding true to those values, we have been fortunate to develop long term relationships based on mutual trust and respect with not only clients, but also the inspection authorities who govern our work. More importantly, these values define our relationships with our vendors and team members, on whom we depend on to honor the promises we make. Consistency in delivering on those promises has led to our being part of the forces involved in building such high-profile projects as the AT&T Center, the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas plant, the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort at the TPC, and multiple Microsoft Data Centers. Never resting on our laurels, we strive to improve every day.

YES SIR

  • Yes - Our first response
  • Excellence - Good enough never is
  • Service - Our opportunity
  • Safety - Our first priority.
  • Integrity - Our benchmark
  • Respect - For ALL

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

SAFETY

An Attitude Rooted In Experience

At the age of 17, Ward witnessed a trench fatality and the senselessness of it took hold. There is absolutely nothing worth doing if it is not done safely. Planning the work is essential to any safety program, but it is when things change in the field that a culture of safety must be the inviolable standard. Every team member has the right to a safe work environment and to be equipped with PPE required by the task assigned them. To that end, every team member has the authority to stop the work without fear of retribution. Our formal pursuit of safety involves the following:

    Training Provided

  • OSHA 30 Training for Foreman
  • OSHA 10 for Crew
  • Annual CPR & First Aid
  • Trench Safety
  • Fall Protection
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Air Quality Monitoring

    Protocols Followed

  • Start of Shift Safety Huddle
  • Daily AHA/JHA
  • Daily Equipment Checklist
  • Daily Pre-Excavation Checklist
  • Weekly Toolbox Talks
  • Monthly Mandatory Annual Topic
  • Quarterly Safety Stand Down

 Current EMR: .77

SERVICES

Storm Water Storm Water

Storm Water

Encompassing conveyance, detention and filtration, these systems affect the long-term health of a developed site more than any other. They also offer the most opportunity to be creative, whether it be from the perspective of cost impact or solution selection. Our years of experience afford us the knowledge to be a valuable asset to the development team, from site selection through design and to final installation.

Storm Water

Encompassing conveyance, detention and filtration, these systems affect the long-term health of a developed site more than any other. They also offer the most opportunity to be creative, whether it be from the perspective of cost impact or solution selection. Our years of experience afford us the knowledge to be a valuable asset to the development team, from site selection through design and to final installation.

Sanitary Sewer Sanitary Sewer

Sanitary Sewer

Out of sight and out of mind is the goal for these systems. Whether it be standard gravity flow systems, force mains or complex SCADA enabled lift stations, Ella is fully qualified to advise the design team and install all aspects of this scope of work. Our goal is precision installations.

Sanitary Sewer

Out of sight and out of mind is the goal for these systems. Whether it be standard gravity flow systems, force mains or complex SCADA enabled lift stations, Ella is fully qualified to advise the design team and install all aspects of this scope of work. Our goal is precision installations.

Potable Water Potable Water

Potable Water

Reliable delivery of the most essential element on earth is nothing short of a grave responsibility. We feel the weight of being entrusted with the health of many souls and approach our work in this field with that in mind.

Potable Water

Reliable delivery of the most essential element on earth is nothing short of a grave responsibility. We feel the weight of being entrusted with the health of many souls and approach our work in this field with that in mind.

Life Safety Water Life Safety Water

Life Safety Water

Dependable supply of water to fuel building fire sprinkler systems is a key component of the lifesaving system of any modern building. Ella possesses the licenses required to comply with state mandated requirements for the installation of these mains. Knowing that lives may depend on the quality of work we provide drives our attention to detail in this area.

Life Safety Water

Dependable supply of water to fuel building fire sprinkler systems is a key component of the lifesaving system of any modern building. Ella possesses the licenses required to comply with state mandated requirements for the installation of these mains. Knowing that lives may depend on the quality of work we provide drives our attention to detail in this area.

Natural Gas Natural Gas

Natural Gas

Being an efficient energy solution, gas improvements are a part of any large, sophisticated campus. We employ team members who have been trained in fusion welding of HDPE by the local gas purveyor to assure our clients of the highest quality installations.

Natural Gas

Being an efficient energy solution, gas improvements are a part of any large, sophisticated campus. We employ team members who have been trained in fusion welding of HDPE by the local gas purveyor to assure our clients of the highest quality installations.

Dry Utilities Dry Utilities

Dry Utilities

Power and Communication utilities have become increasingly important in a fully connected environment, especially on larger more complex campuses. As a complement to our wet utility capabilities, we offer our clients the opportunity to bundle all underground trenched utilities into one scope and reduce their project management effort.

Dry Utilities

Power and Communication utilities have become increasingly important in a fully connected environment, especially on larger more complex campuses. As a complement to our wet utility capabilities, we offer our clients the opportunity to bundle all underground trenched utilities into one scope and reduce their project management effort.

Site Grading Site Grading

Site Grading

While not on the scale of our utility offerings, we have the capability to complete all aspects of site preparation - taking smaller parcels from their raw state and delivering them in a slab ready condition.

Site Grading

While not on the scale of our utility offerings, we have the capability to complete all aspects of site preparation - taking smaller parcels from their raw state and delivering them in a slab ready condition.

Structural & Site Concrete Structural & Site Concrete

Structural & Site Concrete

Whether it be flat work or structural concrete retaining walls, we offer the solution for your site. As such, coordination between underground storm water installations and the related aprons, channels and headwalls will be handled internally, reducing our client’s project management budget.

Structural & Site Concrete

Whether it be flat work or structural concrete retaining walls, we offer the solution for your site. As such, coordination between underground storm water installations and the related aprons, channels and headwalls will be handled internally, reducing our client’s project management budget.

CAREERS

Why Work At Ella

Anyone can rent the equipment, anyone can buy the pipe, anyone can bid the work. However, our people make the difference and to reward them we go beyond a paycheck; our biggest investment is made in not only in our employees but their families as well! Providing an industry-leading benefits package, 2 week sabbatical after 5 years, paid vacations and holidays, safe working environment, routine safety training for all levels and much more. We also take great pride in providing company sponsored lunches, team building events, Holiday celebrations, and an annual company-wide picnic to Six Flags for our employees to relax with their families. All we ask you to supply is a desire to be a part of a team who executes their projects in accordance with our core values and a will to work hard.

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OUR PARTNERS

Bartlett Cocke
Cadence McShane
Hensel Phelps
Joeris
Metro
Middleman
MW Builders
RC Page
RO
Robinson
Spaw Glass
Structure Tone
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