About Us

Powell Constructors was founded by Doyle Powell in 1986 as D.W. Powell Construction. His vision, hard work and attention to detail laid the foundation for the Company we are today. Powell Constructors is a company that focuses on all aspects of civil engineering and construction. We pride ourselves in providing an environment that has a “family-like” atmosphere while offering employees a challenging and rewarding working experience. Our efforts are presently focused on constructing bridges, roads, freeways, walls and drainage facilities for both public and private entities. Success through attention to detail has been a common goal for our founders and employees for the last three decades and will continue to be our goal through the next century.


Our approach to planning flexible yet detailed building solutions enables us to anticipate, organize, execute and adjust to complete major projects while delivering on all targeted objectives.


We understand the importance of consulting with our clients before, during and after the decision-making process to ensure our participation results in improved planning, performance and project development. 


Time, money and resource management are all important aspects. Time saved is money earned, and that is where Powell Constructors' experience really delivers.


Powell Constructors is a family owned business with over 30 years experience of civil engineering works. Powell Constructors has the experience, capability and a proven track record in delivering major projects across a range of sectors on time and on budget. Those capabilities include:

We construct all aspects of  a highway system including  retaining walls, structural concrete and steel bridge construction, drainage systems, Joint planed concrete pavement, barriers, asphalt roadway surfaces, polyester concrete and methacrylate systems, ramp metering, traffic signalization, fiber optic systems, and traffic control.
We construct all aspects of  a roadway system including  retaining walls, structural concrete and steel bridge construction, drainage systems, Joint planed concrete pavement, barriers, asphalt roadway surfaces, traffic signalization, fiber optic systems, and traffic control.
Powell has been involved with and constructed all types of bridges ranging in size from 30 to over 600 feet in length. Post tensioned box girders, prestressed concrete, structural steel, and flat slab to name a few.

We have the knowledge and know-how to construct all types of drainage systems. box culverts, RCP, CSP, and ACP pipe systems, minor concrete structures, trap channels, etc.
We construct and rehabilitate a variety of pump station aspects including vertical pumps, metal trash rack, piping, mechanical piping upgrades and systems upgrades.
We have knowledge of all aspects of design build services and projects from bridges to roadways to sound walls in the private and public sectors.

Building roads and lasting relationships


Our Team

Each and every one of our employees represents the spirit of our company: driven, committed, and acutely aware of how limitless Powell Constructors' potential is to grow. We go to great lengths to identify self-starters with diverse experience and skill sets to produce not just an effective workforce, but a well-rounded, talented and complementary team

Mike Powell

President and CEO of our second-generation company. Mike grew up in the business and worked his way up through the ranks of his father’s construction company before founding Powell Constructors Inc. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California Civil Engineering Program. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.


Sherri Evans

She has been working for Powell since 2005. As our Operations Assistant, she is handling everything from Human Resources to the accounting for the equipment and estimating support. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, camping with her family and has a passion for racing.


Joe Schulte

With a very extensive construction background as a controller, project manager and safety officer. Joe serves as a Project Manager and Safety Officer for Powell.  He has a very wide range of knowledge in the construction field which makes him an asset to the Powell family.  A true outdoorsman who enjoys hunting with his children, watching sports and spending time with his wife.


Cathy Cranford

Cathy joined the Powell team in 2021 and has brought 26 years of construction accounting experience with and is dedicated to what she does. She loves spending time with her family and is a huge fan of the Dodgers, Lakers and a diehard Bronco fan.


Stephanie Rigby

Stephanie serves as our payroll specialist in addition to handling the accounts payable. She has worked for Powell since 2011 and enjoys working with people.  In her spare time she loves to read and go on adventures with her daughter.


Manny Valenzuela

Manny was hired in 2014 as a general laborer and has worked his way up to be our equipment manager. Manny is a family man who enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 young children. He loves to spend time outdoors fishing and teaching his children how to fish.


Want to work with us?

We equate people growth to company growth, believing that if we surround ourselves with talented people and help them to develop their skills and capabilities, the company will succeed. We don’t just offer a job, we offer a career. That’s why we work with all our people, whatever their role, to help them make the most of their talents.