Our Pre-Construction, Construction, and Post Construction Services are thorough and have stood the “test of time” since our company was founded in 1920.


At EC&S Construction, the work begins long before a project ever breaks ground. To ensure project delivery, we focus on anticipating challenges and developing timely and efficient solutions. The secret to our success is proactive and consultative communication. We are able to leverage our experience and knowledge to guide clients through pre-construction using the following:

  • Constructability Reviews
  • Value Engineering
  • Detailed Scheduling & Cost Management
  • Conceptual Design
  • Schematic Design
  • Design Development
  • Project Budgeting
  • Scheduling and Phasing
  • Lead Time Analysis
  • Permit Procurement
  • Compliance Management

General Contracting

Efraim Carlson & Son has been building for clients since 1920. We offer proven client-focused business practices, high standards of quality and safety, and a variety of construction services customized for the individual success of each project. As your trusted General Contractor, we handle all aspects of your project:

  • Cost Control
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Schedule Control & Development
  • Field Engineering, Site Management & Office Management
  • Job Site Safety
  • Reports & Records
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Professional Project Accounting
  • Quality Control
  • Change Management
  • Final Occupancy Certification
  • Shop Drawings & Material Submittal Review

Construction Management

Since 1920, Efraim Carlson & Son has been perfecting the management knowledge to control a project’s time, cost, and quality from start to finish. The ability to maximize resource efficiency through effective communication and procurement of labor, material, and equipment allow us to be known for completing projects on time and under budget using the following methods:

  • Schedule Evaluations
  • Budget Evaluations
  • Constructability and Cost Review
  • Value Engineering
  • Budget Cost Estimates
  • Final Cost Estimates
  • Developing Project Alternatives
  • Ensuring 3-5 Bids in Each Divisional Category
  • Overseeing Subcontractors
  • Ensuring Quality Control
  • Monitoring & Coordinating Daily Construction Activities
  • Project Accounting
  • As Built Documentation
  • Procurement
  • Project Logistics Planning

Design Build

Over the last 15 years, the method of Design Build is trending as a more streamlined method of construction. With our experience, Efraim Carlson & Son has seen faster delivery, cost savings, and a team strategy based on transparency between the owner, EC&S, and the architect. We have fully embraced this practice and have seen great results for all parties involved.

  • Subcontractor Harmony
  • Financial Savings
  • True Partnership
  • Less Owner Responsibility