Last week, Sargent crews were busy installing the storm drain pipe and leachate transfer pipe outside of the cell limits, while Chesapeake Containment Systems was on-site deploying liner. Sargent crews stayed ahead of the fine grading, inside the cell. Everyone worked diligently as a team with executional spirit to achieve the goal of getting the […]
National Lining System (from Fort Myers, FL) began deploying GCL and 60mil HDPE liner on the 7.5-acre cell yesterday. Even though we’ve been battling afternoon thunderstorms (and 100-degree heat) down here in the Mid Atlantic, both our crew and National Lining’s crew have been doing what it takes, (while honing their craft) to get the […]
Duncan is working at the Portsmouth, NH – Maplewood Avenue Reconstruction project. Duncan just finished his 2nd year at the University of Maine in the Construction Engineering Technology program. This is his first internship in the Heavy Civil Construction field. He grew up in Franklin, MA where he attended Tricounty Vocational School and currently resides […]
Thank you, Jim, for all that you have done. You were not only our former president and owner, but you were an all-around great guy. There are not enough words to express how much you, and your legacy means to Sargent, the construction industry, and your family. Jim’s Obituary
Josh grew up in Dover-Foxcroft and is currently a Junior attending the University of Maine in the Construction Engineering Technology program. This is Josh’s 2nd season interning at Sargent. Last year he worked on the East Millinocket Wastewater Treatment Plant project. This year, he is currently working at the Juniper Ridge Landfill project in Old […]
Liam just finished his 3rd year at the University of Maine in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program. This is Liam’s first internship in the construction industry. He is learning a great deal about utility work having worked with Garnet Antkowiak raising frames and covers for surface paving – as well as working on Steve Randall’s […]
Timmy Cole is operating the Cat 326 while Josh Louk assists him with a shovel at the R-Board Landfill in Stafford, Virginia. Together they are working on cleaning off the existing liner system from the previous cell to expose it in preparation to tie-on to it with our new liner system. Through the unpleasant smells […]
At Sargent, we are no strangers to renewable energy projects – having worked on countless hydroelectric power and wind farm projects throughout the northeast – but last week we began work on our very first solar energy projects. The projects, in Fairfield, ME, and Milo, ME, are being overseen by site supervisor Brent Williams. Brent […]
Recently we started excavation for the 7.5-acre cell at the R-Board Landfill in Stafford, VA. Preston Wood is on the Cat 349 loading Darryl Jones in the Volvo A45 truck. Nothing says what we’d rather call “physical distancing” like 15′ apart at a job site! 👊
New addition to our equipment in the Mid-Atlantic for the Charlottesville Airport project in VirginiaJune 10, 2020
Managing every resource with the respect it deserves… We have a new addition to our equipment in the Mid-Atlantic – we have purchased a new DoMor spreader box to replace our older, well-used model. We’re using our new DoMor spreader box on the Charlottesville Airport project in Charlottesville, Virginia for spreading the P-209 gravel for […]
Sargent Corporation crews have started work on a Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Project in Caribou, MaineJune 3, 2020
Sargent Corporation crews have begun work on a wastewater treatment facility upgrade project in Caribou, Maine. The project team has been installing aeration piping and concrete “deadmen” which will anchor the diffusers in the lagoons. Veteran Superintendent Peter Broberg just celebrated his 27th anniversary with the company and is overseeing the project in the field. […]
The Sargent Legacy…. Kevin Gordon, WorkForce Advancement Director with 39 years of experience with Sargent Corporation – training, mentoring, and spending the entire week in the field, and at the Rumford-Downtown Improvements project with New Hire Foreman, Curtis Breau who just graduated with a Construction Engineering Technology Degree from the University of Maine. Another example […]
Sargent Corporation crews breaking ground on the Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade project in Eastport, MaineMay 19, 2020
Earlier this month Sargent Corporation crews began work on a Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade project in Eastport, Maine. Once erosion and sedimentation control measures were put in place – the first order of business was to begin a large excavation for a 20’ x 20’ x 22’ tall concrete sludge storage tank. Safety planning is […]
One of the highlights of working in the field, the views! The Blue Ridge Mountains peeking through in the background as Richard Bostic runs the trench roller while Tim Cole backfills a pipe trench with 349 on the Airport Terminal Apron Expansion project in Luray, Airport. Progress is coming along smoothly, great work guys! 👊
If you’re a Field Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Mechanic, check out this opportunity to work with a well-respected, award winning Contractor that puts their employees first with safety initiatives, great benefits and perks, wellness programs, and an Employee Ownership program where you become part-owner in the company. Come see why employees spend their entire careers with Sargent […]
Over the past weekend Sargent Corporation geared up with multiple crews to tackle an intricate and extensive scope in a compressed 38-hour runway shutdown at the Portland Jetport. Crews completed the required work on time and incident-free despite the inclement weather they faced. Congratulations to all personnel involved. A big “Win” all around! 👊
It’s great to see a new generation of equipment operators like Austin Randall seizing the opportunity to be trained on our new Cat D5k equipped with a Trimble Earthworks UTS / GPS system. He will soon be put to task on this machine at our Portland Jetport project! 👊
This is the mock-up of the Gaiter-Banas that will be distributed to our job-sites as soon as they arrive early this week. This is an essential step we’ve taken to provide a safer environment for our employee-owners in the field. Working together is what will help stop the spread, and we are thankful for working […]
Sanitizing our equipment between uses with sanitizer solution (bleach and water) is another way Sargent Corporation is keeping safe while operating on crucial projects across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions. 👊 #sargentstayssafe
Doing our part to flatten the curve! To keep our employee-owners safe while continuing to provide essential infrastructure services to the east coast, we have also implemented wearing N-95 masks and gloves while staying 6′ apart on projects such as on the Preble Street project in Portland, Maine. 👊🏻
Shout out to Art Morin, Gene Trojano, and Bobby Leland who work in the shop for their creativity and hard work building the handwashing stations for the job sites! The handwashing stations are being used on our job sites such as this one on the ORT Toll Plaza Exit 103 project in West Gardiner, Maine. […]
Sargent crews safely continue practicing physical distancing measures in the field. Employee-owners at the NHDOT Route 12 Reconstruction project in Walpole, NH have been using traffic cones to help ensure the 6′ distance measurement during group meetings. 👊 #sargentstayssafe
Sargent Corporation has attended several Recruiting events in the Mid-Atlantic region in the last several weeks in a continued effort to identify and spread the word about the exciting career opportunities within our company and industry. Nick Rosswog and Justin Embrey attended the Myers Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech last week on February, […]
Last week, Justin Embrey and Nick Rosswog participated as judges at Goochland Tech for the Heavy Equipment Operator Skills USA competition. Sargent Corporation has been working with the Goochland County Schools and Goochland Tech to help educate and employ the students that have completed a two-year program geared to prepare them for a career as […]
Annually we donate to the United Way of Eastern Maine as a way to help strengthen and improve the lives in our community. But once in a while one or two of our employees who’ve donated, are drawn to be the receivers of prizes – this year it was Henry and Jeff. 🙌 Congratulations Henry […]
Sargent Corporation completed the partial replacement of penstock # 3 at the Grand Falls Dam in Baileyville, MaineFebruary 18, 2020
Last week Sargent Corporation completed the partial replacement of penstock # 3 at the Grand Falls Dam in Baileyville, Maine. The project consisted of replacing 220 LF of 15′ diameter penstock pipe and rehabilitating 13 concrete saddles that hold the penstock in place. Sargent Corporation crews self-performed all the earthwork, welding, and concrete work on […]
Congratulations all! And congratulations to our very own, Jeffery Blodgett and Henry Burman! We can’t wait to see who wins the 2019 Chevy Spark from Darlings on February 26th for the United Way Campaign Finale! Thank you to everyone for your contributions. You’ve helped change the lives within our communities for the better!!
Investing In People. Our first value, and one that is extremely vital to our growth and success individually and together as a company. 👊🏻 We strive to provide our 1st, 2nd, and Jr. Foreman (“as well as laborers who’ve shown desire, skills, and aptitude to move onto the level of leadership and eventually management”) opportunities […]
The Weaver Wind Project in Eastbrook, Maine has experienced nicer weather the past week – our crew took advantage of this by setting a large placement in! Sargent Materials, Hughes Bros., Owen J. Folsom, and Lee’s Concrete all worked to make sure the placement was completed! A win in the field for all! Our project […]
This week is our Winter training session for the 2018 and 2019 SCA (Sargent Corp Academy) employees! Our emphasis is on safety, hard skills training, sharing of experiences, and teaching each other various skills learned. We have various personnel from the Safety Department, Human Resources, Wellness, Operations (including a Superintendent), and an experienced Operator working […]
Nick Rosswog and Justin Embrey attended the Goochland County Career Day today at Goochland County High School (in Virginia) to speak with students about career options in the Heavy Civil Industry. Over 1,400 students were in attendance, just another example of our continued efforts to identify the next generation of workers interested in joining our […]
Winter arrives early in Maine, and this year is no exception. Crews in the northern half of the state are already dealing with copious amounts of frost and snow. Working in winter conditions does not make safely executing our work easier but our crews apply a “whatever it takes” attitude to everything we do – […]
The Mid-Atlantic Region of Sargent Corporation had 30 Field Employees complete an OSHA 30 class this week to continue and improve our track record of Safety in our Industry. The class consisted of Superintendents, Foremen, Operators, and Laborers in an effort for employees at all levels to have Skin in the Game. A big thank […]
With the resources entrusted to us, we’re staying ahead and persevering through the changes of the season! Before winter shuts us down, we’re moving about 300,000 cy yards of dirt on the Weaver Wind project in Eastbrook, Maine. With determination, we endure the changes of the elements – and with change, comes growth. Our team […]
Sargent Corporation crews are repairing a section of penstock pipe at the Grand Falls hydro dam in Baileyville, Maine. This project involves a little mixture of everything – earthwork, concrete repair, and an extensive amount of welding – all of which Sargent Corporation crews are self-performing. Having skilled crews that can safely execute a diverse […]
Sargent Corporation would like to extend it’s gratitude and appreciation to Subcontractors, Suppliers, Hired Equipment Drivers, Vendors, and our fellow Employee-Owners for all they have done to make this year another successful one!
Winning in the field! Troy Harvey and his team are making great progress at the Portland Jetport, with opening Taxiway A 9 days ahead of schedule earlier this week! Shout out to our sub – N.S. Giles for squeezing in the last pour Wednesday! When we complete phases ahead of time, we are also continuing […]
Investing in people. The Sargent Culture is steeped in commitment to the well-being and prosperity of our family of employee-owners, and meaningful relationships with our business partners and our communities. Last Friday, our Chief Operating Officer, Tim Folster was one of four who was awarded the Maine Better Transportation Association Lifetime Achievement Award! Tim, we […]
Investing In People… Last week at the Virginia State Fair, Sargent Corporation helped sponsor Skills USA’s Heavy Duty Equipment Contest between Goochland Tech and The College and Career Academy at Prudent. The two schools provide programs that are dedicated to the CTE industries in the State of Virginia. To win at the skills competition, students […]
One of our core values: Winning in the Field — a philosophy that our executional spirit — driven by safety, dedication, and mutual fairness — will produce exceptional outcomes and a win for all involved. Superintendent Adam Tenan’s crew were given 84 days to completely rebuild and extend the runway at Stephen A. Bean Municipal […]
Winning in the Field. A continuous goal we have with every project we step foot on. A collaborative effort between our group of employee-owners and the owners, subcontractors, engineers, and our community. Together, we all strive for the same outcome – a win for all involved. 👊🏻 Last week we completed a major milestone two […]
Last Friday, Sargent Construction Academy successfully completed its fourth season with 12 students whom started in the field yesterday, July 15th. Two of our students, Trent Lyle and Max Collazo went down to Virginia a week prior to graduation! During their weeks of training they learned the basics of earth/utility construction, basic equipment inspection, safety, […]
Phase 1 completed early at the Blue Ridge Regional Airport Runway Rehabilitation project in Martinsville, VAMay 8, 2019
Great job to our dedicated team at the Blue Ridge Regional Airport Runway Rehabilitation project in Martinsville, VA. They completed Phase 1 this past Friday; opening 3,000 ft of the 5,000 ft Runway 4 days early! Over the next month they will continue to work hard to complete the final 2,000 ft and then our […]
Seniors from Goochland County Schools (in Virginia) gathered this past Friday for CTE signing day, and these 3 individuals (shown in the first photo) will be joining Sargent Corporation upon their Graduation from High School this Summer! Trent Lyle (1st photo – 2nd in, on the left) will be attending Sargent Academy in Maine for […]
Sargent Corporation is honored to receive the Richard J Haines Memorial Award For Safety Excellence by the Construction Services Group Trust for our outstanding safety record! The award is given to those who meet the criteria (below), ideals that Richard strove to implement, and who go an extra mile to do “the right things to […]
Sargent Corporation’s Fabrication Shop shares the benefits of our latest equipment in plasma cutting – the Hypertherm XPR300, in Welding Productivity’s April 2019 issue!
Sargent Corporation was presented with a Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors of Maine. This award was in the Coastal Highway Division for the construction of the Route 27 Corridor in Boothbay, Maine. Photo Credit: Cody Mitchell Five Maine Firms Recognized for Top Construction Projects
Sargent Corporation would like to extend it’s gratitude to Subcontractors, Suppliers, Hired Equipment Drivers, Vendors, and especially our Sargent Team for all they have done to make the 2018 season a success.
Twice a year, we publish our On Track magazine. Find out what our crews have been up to in our Summer 2018 volume.
Sargent Corporation is pleased to announce that our new Regional office has opened in Epping, NH.
On May 29th, Goochland High School in Goochland, Virginia held a signing event as part of the “Jobs that Build America” program. Congressman Dave Brat was there for the event to Honor the students who have accepted positions in the Work Force – including Sargent Corporation. Sargent Corporation is excited to have Brandon Thurston join […]
The Town of Princeton, located in a rural area close to the Canadian Border, now has a new and improved runway, thanks to a $4.7 million federally funded project that was completed last November by Sargent Corporation.
Sargent Corporation was presented with a Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors of Maine. This award was in the Industrial Division for the construction of the Brookfield Penstock Replacement in Millinocket, Maine.
Last night, the United Way of Eastern Maine hosted its 80th Birthday and Annual Campaign Celebration, where we were honored to once again be presented a Gold Award! It was also announced that the organization reached last year’s fundraising goal of $1.8 million. Each year, our employees give graciously to this incredible organization that does […]
Over the weekend of November 11th, 2017, Sargent Corporation employees worked day and night installing new storm drainage on Forest Ave in Portland – one of Maine’s busiest streets. Our team worked hard and had a successful outcome despite having to redirect traffic, work through unexpected waterline conflicts and deal with the bitter cold temperatures!
It has been a long standing tradition at Sargent Corporation to support the United Way of Eastern Maine. Each fall, our employees are given the opportunity to support local charities by contributing to the United Way campaign on a weekly basis through payroll deduction. We are proud to announce that this year Sargent Corporation employees […]
Sargent Crews are wrapping up another project! Crews have been placing a sediment cap along the Bangor Waterfront. This project entailed placing 8,500 tons of aggregates!
On November 8, 2017, Sargent Corporation was presented the AGC 2016 National Safety Award for Excellent Safety Record – Zero Incidence Rate – 10,000 to 50,000 Work Hours. Sargent Corporation believes in providing the highest level of safety to our team and this shows through our numerous safety awards. Most important is safety and preparedness to […]
Last night, several Sargent Corporation employee/owners attended the Best Places to Work in Maine Awards Celebration in Augusta. It was a great honor to be ranked the 14th Best Place to Work in Maine in the Large Employer Category (250 or more U.S. Employees). It is exciting to be recognized, as this was the first […]
One of Sargent Corporation’s excavator operators, Mark Lebreton, was able to help Erik Bendl (otherwise known as World Guy) out by giving his globe a lift! Erik has walked over six thousand miles in 48 states for the cause of diabetes awareness and recently walked passed Sargent Corporation’s Bar Harbor project on Rte 3. Erik’s […]
We are happy to announce Sargent Corporation was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Maine! The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management – Maine State Council (MESHRM) and Best Companies Group. This list aims to identify, recognize and […]
Last week, Sargent Construction Academy successfully completed its second season with 13 students going to projects throughout New England on Monday, July 31st. During their six weeks of training we used a combination of classroom, hands-on activities, field trips, outside presenters and several small projects at the Stillwater Shop and Old Town Rec Center to […]
There’s a new exit on Interstate 95 at mile 125. Sargent crews completed this $5.3 million dollar half cloverleaf interchange in Waterville near the Sidney town line. A grand opening was held on July 14th. By allowing a new point of access to the city of Waterville and surrounding communities, this interchange should help foster […]
Last year approximately 300 turtles were captured and removed from Capisic Pond and relocated so that the pond could be dredged. They are now being trapped and returned to their original home. Read Story Here View Project Information
Last Friday evening, the 15 students/employees attending Sargent Construction Academy made the trip from the training facility in Stillwater to the North Country Environmental Landfill project in Bethlehem, New Hampshire. They were asked to help remove a significant amount of silt, gravel and debris in the cell currently under construction. The material washed into the […]
Sargent crews have completed 3 Airport Projects. The first project was the Greenville Airport 14-32 Parallel Taxiway, where crews constructed a 4,700 foot taxiway parallel to the main runway. The second project was the Knox County Regional Airport Runway 13-31 Extension, where crews constructed a 400 foot runway extension and 850 linear feet of new […]
On Monday, June 19th, Sargent Construction Academy started their second season and things are off to a great start. This year, 15 recent high school graduates joined us from around the state of Maine and started work as full time employees at Sargent Corporation. Over the next six weeks, they will learn about OSHA and […]
Sargent Corporation has received the Maine Aggregate Association Achievement in Safety Award for its pit and quarry operations in 2016. Sargent Corporation had zero accidents as reported on the Quarterly Mine and Coal Production Reports for the year. This award recognizes the company’s commitment to the safety of its employees for operations reported to […]
Sargent Corporation of Stillwater has won it’s second 2017 Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors of Maine. This award was in the Utility Division for the completion of the Oxford Area C project along a 1.2 mile long section of Route 26 in Oxford, Maine. View Project Profile
For the fourth year in a row, Sargent Corporation of Stillwater has won a Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors of Maine. This award was in the Municipal Division Category for the rehabilitation of Capisic Pond in Portland, Maine. View Project Profile
Sargent Corporation has been presented with a Certificate of Achievement in Safety from the United Sates Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, for 4,158 Employee Hours Worked Without a Lost Workday Injury in 2015.
For the third year in a row, Sargent Corporation of Stillwater has won a Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors of Maine. This year’s award was in the Specialty Environmental Category for removal of the Veazie Dam during the summer and fall of 2013. The project, which resulted in a free-flowing river from […]
MOVING THE EARTH THE LIFE and WORK of HERBERT E. SARGENT 1906-2006 This book is a celebration of the life and work of Herbert E. Sargent, a well-respected business leader who was active and generous in his community. Yet, despite his successes, family and friends always came first. Black and white photographs throughout. Hardcover. 445 […]
BAR HARBOR – Work on the reconstruction of a 4.8-mile section of Route 3 between Pirate’s Cove miniature golf course and downtown is scheduled to begin Jan. 9, Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) officials told residents at an open house meeting this week. The contract for the $17.9 million, two-and-a-half-year job was awarded to Sargent […]
WAGM-TV of Presque Isle reported that the city of Presque Isle, Sargent Corporation and CES Inc. Engineers were awarded the 2015 Governor’s Award for environmental excellence. The TV news report said the Presque Isle Landfill project “was innovative and was successful due to collaboration between the design firm and the construction company to ensure smooth […]
Sargent Corporation crews repaired six arch bridges in Acadia National Park in a project for the National Park Service that began in the fall of 2014 and was completed in the summer of 2015. Sargent was a subcontractor to the general contractor, E. L. Shea of Ellsworth. The bridges were arch bridges with stonework that […]
On Track Magazine, Winter 2016 Sargent Corporation has completed phase 1 of a plan by the Maine Turnpike Authority (MTA) to reconfigure Exit 63 (Gray-New Gloucester) and eliminate the southbound on- and off-ramp bridge and the maintenance associated with it. The $1.2 million project included construction of a new Park and Ride facility on Route […]
Sargent Corporation is about halfway through a project to construct a 9-acre cell at Casella Waste Management’s North Country Environmental Services landfill in Bethleham, NH. The project, called NCES Landfill Stage V, was split into two pieces. Phase 1, a little under five acres, was completed in 2015. Phase 2, about four acres, will be […]
Sargent Crews Complete Rebuilds of 8 Streets in Lebanon, NH, Along With Installation of New Storm Drain, Sewer, and Water LinesDecember 18, 2014
On Track Magazine, Winter 2016 Sargent Corporation has substantially completed a $4.3 million project to rebuild all or parts of eight streets and install new storm drain, sewer, and water lines in a residential neighborhood in West Lebanon, NH. The project, called “Combined Sewer Separation Contract No. 10,” was part of a long-term plan by […]
From On Track Magazine Winter 2016 A Sargent Corporation crew led by superintendent Adam Tenan spent a month at Second Roach Pond last fall replacing a rock dam that had been built too high. The prior dam effectively raised the water level in Second Roach Pond and created unstable conditions in large rainfall events. The […]