About MGC

DEDICATED TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF WATER QUALITY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

Our Experience

MGC Contractors, Inc. is an Arizona Corporation having operated within Phoenix, AZ continuously since 1982. MGC Contractors, Inc. was preceded by MGC Contracting, Ltd., which began business in the Valley in 1975 and for over 40 years, our company has been a water industry leader. We specialize in all forms of water and wastewater general contracting including Job Order Contracting, Construction Manager at Risk, Design-Bid-Build, and Design-Build throughout Arizona, Texas, and Utah. 

  • We are owned and operated by MGC employees.
  • MGC has developed a team of highly qualified employees and a large pool of quality subcontractors, suppliers, and small business enterprises through our extensive experience in water construction. Our team will provide high quality craftsmanship on all of our projects as we have for more than 40 years.
  • Jobsite safety and the wellbeing of our clients and employees is at the forefront of all of safety program. This is evident by earning one of the best safety records in the industry.
  • MGC has extensive experience in general contracting, and has developed the estimating, scheduling, and reporting methodology necessary to provide the highest value services for our clients.

MGC Core Values

Safety

Quality

Performance

Value

The MGC History

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'The Beginning'
Company starts as MGC Construction, Ltd
'Firsts'
First potable water reservoirs and pump stations
'Name Change'
Name change from MGC Construction, Ltd to MGC Contractors, Inc.
'More Firsts'
First water treatment project.
'Digester'
First digester project at 91st Avenue Plant (Phoenix)
'Complete Wastewater'
First complete wastewater treatment plant
'Design-Bid-Build'
First complete water treatment plant delivered via Design-Bid-Build
'Contracts'
First Job Order Contract
'CMAR'
First Construction Manager at Risk project
'More Firsts'
First reclaim water recharge project
'Design-Build'
First complete water treatment plant delivered via Design-Build
'Texas'
Opened Texas office
'Employee Owned'
MGC became Employee Owned
'Safety'
Safety Award program started at MGC
'Project Management Forum'
MGC held our first annual AZ Project Management Forum
'Utah Expansion'
MGC opened an Office in Utah

Words From Our Clients

Our Leadership Team

Randy Gates

President

Mr. Gates began his career in the water and wastewater industry as a teenager by working in his family plumbing business. Over the last 45 years he has advanced from Plumber’s Assistant to President of MGC Contractors. Randy takes a hands-on approach to every project MGC pursues and executes. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management and has been with MGC for 27 years.

Doug Hoopes

Executive Vice President (Texas)

Mr. Hoopes began his career as a Mechanical Foreman and during the past 36 years has advanced in the field from General Superintendent to Executive Vice President for MGC Contractors where he has been for 15 years. Doug takes great pride in MGC’s ability to respond quickly and safely to all our client’s needs. He still enjoys putting on his tool belt and helping our troops in the field.

Mike Panter

Area Manager (Texas)

Mr. Panter has been in the water and wastewater construction business for 27 years and has been with MGC Contractors for 21 years. He holds an Associate’s Degree in Architecture and a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management. Mike has worked his way up from Project Coordinator to Division Manager of MGC through the construction project management path.

Greg Beetem

Area Manager (Arizona)

Mr. Beetem began his career in the water industry in 2003 after earning his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Greg started with MGC Contractors as a Project Engineer, and over the last 18 years has advanced to his current position as Division Manager for Arizona. Greg thrives on his ability to lead complex construction projects to results that our customers depend on.

Aubrey Roumo

General Manager (Arizona)

Mr. Roumo began his career as a plant designer in 1981 and has focused on water and wastewater construction for 41 years; 13 years have been with MGC Contractors. His expertise in Design/Bid/Build, Design/Build, Construction Manager at Risk and Job Order Contracting procurement methods helps him manage many types of projects efficiently from conception through construction.

Jeff Audilett

General Superintendent (Arizona)

Mr. Audilett has 41 years of experience in the water and wastewater construction industry and has worked for MGC Contractors for a total of 10 years. Jeff began his career as an Equipment Operator and has advanced from being a Foreman to his current role as General Superintendent at MGC. He has a sharp focus on safety, production, and quality in all the work MGC performs.

JP Bourgogne

Operations Manager (Texas)

Mr. Bourgogne has 25 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry; 12 years with MGC Contractors. JP began his career as a Mechanical Foreman and has worked his way up in the field through Superintendent and to his current position as Operations Manager for MGC. JP focuses on ensuring MGC’s jobs are safe, high quality, and completed on time.

Todd Hansen

Senior Manager (Arizona)

Mr. Hansen has been in the water and wastewater industry for 31 years; 11 years with MGC Contractors. He began his career in the field then worked his way up to Project Superintendent before transitioning over to the management side of the industry. Todd now fulfills the role of MGC’s most Senior Project Manager. His field and management experience make him an asset to all Project Stakeholders.

Kirby Anderson, DBIA

Business Development Manager

Mr. Anderson has been in the water and wastewater industry for 21 years; 14 years with MGC Contractors. Kirby holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering and is a Design Build Institute of America Designated Professional. Kirby uses his considerable experience helping MGC, our employees, and our clients succeed in all aspects of project delivery from concept through closeout.

Dave Miller

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Miller started at MGC in 2021 and has over 31 years of experience as a financial professional & CFO in the Construction Industry. Dave holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and has achieved the following credentials; Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional, Certified Treasury Professional and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist. His comprehensive experience in managing financial and risk matters makes him an asset to MGC.

Chuck O'Conner

Operations Manager (Arizona)

Mr. O’Conner started in the field as a Pipe Layer and quickly advanced into a General Superintendent role overseeing piping and equipment installations. He has worked at MGC for 27 years, and now holds the title of Operations Manager. Chuck is responsible for the coordination of subcontractors and the testing and closing out of projects. He is highly skilled at keeping projects on schedule, staying within budget, and ensuring safety is the top priority. 

Bryan Forster

Projects Director (Arizona)

Mr. Forster is a Projects Director with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management. Bryan has more than 17 years of experience in the construction industry, and has been with MGC Contractors for 10 years . He is skilled at establishing and maintaining outstanding communication throughout all stages of construction.

Kevin Little

General Manager (Texas)

Upon graduating from The University of Houston with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Mr. Little began his career  in 1999 as a Project Manager, specializing in utility construction.  Kevin brings his exceptional leadership, vast expertise, and unmatched communication skills to our team. His collective knowledge and experience has proven to be invaluable when it comes to understanding plans and specifications to ensures the project has the highest possible value.

Andres Perez

General Superintendent (Texas)

Mr. Perez started with MGC 18 years ago and is now the General Superintendent at MGC Contractors.  Andres is responsible for coordination of subcontractors, quality control, and testing and closeout of the projects. His organizational skills, and eagerness to learn makes him a strong addition to the team.

Shayne Mcneil

General Superintendent (Arizona)

Mr. McNeil started his career as a Carpenter Apprentice and was quickly promoted to Concrete Foreman and then to General Superintendent at MGC Contractors.  He has over 35 years of experience working with all aspects of concrete including Pre-stressed Water Reservoirs (DYK); 17 years have been with MGC. His background and qualifications exceed all the specification requirements for constructing these structures.

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