The Northwest Utility Contractors Association is a nonprofit trade association that represents Oregon and Southwest Washington.

The primary purpose of this association is to represent the best interests of contractors engaged in the construction of utility lines, excavation, site work, and trenchless technology, and associate members that support the industry.

Our mission is to preserve the identity and common interests of the utility contracting industry; promote better relations between utility contractors and governmental agencies, general contractors, labor, engineers and the public at large; foster, encourage and maintain safety standards; represent the common interests of utility contractors at national, state and local levels; and to engage in research to aid the utility contracting industry.

Executive Director
Melinda Dailey

Mat Warrington

Vice President
Ryan McDonald

Secretary / Treasurer
June Kalkhoven

Immediate Past President
Alan Aplin


From Our Blog

NWUCA Safety Award Application is due by August 15th!

NWUCA’s Safety Advisory Group has finalized the application for the 2018 Safety Award. Deadline to submit applications is August 15, 2019.  The award will be presented to the winning company at our September 17th general meeting. Please go to the following link to complete the application: Note that all supporting documents must accompany the application. Feel free to contact either Safety Advisory Group Co-Chair with any questions. Thanks, Michael Dailey  971-283-0528Eric Bongen  503-849-9639

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NWUCA members participated in an amazing community service project on June 14, 2019 for the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA).  Our members stepped up in a big way!  We ground out two very large stumps, had a tree removed, put together a large playground set, demolished and poured a new 20 x 20 concrete pad and weeded their front yard.  All of this was done for 5-year old Wesley and his family while they are all…

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NWUCA’s Safety Advisory Group is encouraging your participation in Trench Safety Stand Down Week – June 17-21, 2019

They have forwarded links to 4 of OSHA’s posters/flyers and 1 toolbox talk. Poster Trenching and Excavation Safety OSHA Fact Sheet OSHA Quick Card Toolbox Talk Thanks to the Safety Advisory Group for this helpful information! Melinda503-572-4001

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