Erie County Excavating Company

Our Story

In 1984, Martha and Ray purchased a 750 John Deere Dozer.  With this one dozer, the company entered the oil and gas industry.  In the early 1990’s, Norbert and Eugene Cross hired the company to complete a six-year contract at Peek’n Peak Ski Resort in Clymer, New York.  Once this contract was over, the company began bidding work competitively.  Currently, the Company is certified with the Pennsylvania Department of General Services as a Small Business and licensed to do work in Ohio and New York.  The company has completed work for local municipalities and government entities such as the Pennsylvania Department of General Services, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  

Meet the Team

Our skilled machine operators, qualified site foremen, and experienced project managers make every job run safely and efficiently. We currently employ between ten to fifteen skilled heavy equipment operators, including 40-hour OSHA-trained laborers and operators for hazardous material remediation. Our laborers and operators have also completed the 30-hour Construction Industry Training. A signed agreement with the Laborer's International Union of North America provides us with a ready source of skilled laborers when the need arises.

WOSB Certification

Award Winning Work

In July 2009, Ray Showman Jr. Excavating, Inc. received the "Outstanding Conservation Contractor Award" in recognition of an Outstanding Accomplishment in Conservation of Soil, Water, and Related Sources presented  by the Erie County Conservation District.