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Ferguson Trenching Company provides a positive, family-like work environment where innovation and hard work are valued. Our leadership emphasizes quality and safety in everything we do. Our employees and our work are our priority.

Drug-free Workplace

Equal Opportunity Employer

Build a Career, Not a Job

When you become an employee of Ferguson Trenching Company, you don’t just join a team, you join a family. A mindset and atmosphere that was started in 1966, our leadership cares about our employees. We want them to feel connected and valued for their contributions. Without quality people, we don’t have quality work. We emphasize training and personal development to help you build a career not just a job. The industry is constantly evolving and technology has changed drastically since our inception, yet we are still at the forefront of all industry initiatives and developments. Our leadership is devoted to prioritizing the safety of our employees and continually empowers them to reach for a life of success.

We offer an incredible benefits package to include Health Insurance, Paid Vacation/Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Weekly Payroll, and more. If you are able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check, and are willing to work hard then we want to hear from you!

Civil Division

Projects include installation and/or rehabilitation of water lines, sewer lines, storm drains, steam lines, gas mains, and more. These employees are based out of our main office in Odenton, MD.

Gas & Electric Division

Based at our main office in Odenton, our Gas and Electric Division’s primary responsibilities include gas and electric connections and services for new commercial and residential buildings.

So. MD Gas Operations

These employees operate out of our White Plains, MD office. Primary focus is gas installation throughout Southern Maryland including Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary’s counties.

Support Services

Working across each of our three main divisions., we have support services that contribute to our success. This includes truck drivers and all positions associated with directional boring.

What do our employees say?

Jamie Knotts, Foreman

I couldn’t ask for a better place to work. I have never been treated better than in the past 10 years working at Ferguson Trenching. It’s a great place to work and the leadership truly cares for the employees. (Employed since 2011)

Bryan Goodwin, Directional Bore Superintendent

There are so many different options in the underground construction industry. We literally do it all. You may start at the bottom but can advance quickly. You kind of control your own destiny here. Hard work and the ability to learn, your options are endless. (Employed since 2012)

Sid Thomas, Job Site Coordinator

It is interesting and at times challenging to help determine the best way to install utilities to a given site. (Employed since 2013)

Ryan Gambrill, URD Superintendent

The company has a vision of growing as a family from within. Many of our employees have been here for quite some time and they’ve created generations of highly-skilled professionals through coachable moments. One generation after the next, the quality and efficiency of our work has been passed along the right way. Personally, I’m here for life. I started young with a shovel in my hands and I’ve earned my way up the ranks – this is the potential we advertise to anyone willing to walk through our doors. My job now is to help push along that realization of potential especially to the younger folks. We show up dressed for success from head to boots, put our nose to the grindstone, and go home safely with something to be proud of. (Employed since 2013)

Victoria Davidson, Accounting Department

Ferguson Trenching is a family-run business that values the work and efforts of its employees. The owners are personable and the working environment is fun, yet professional. The environment at Ferguson Trenching makes it easy to wake up and want to go to work every day. (Employed since 2017)

Sande Nose, Office Manager

During the pandemic, from office personnel to field, FTC showed care and concern for each and every employee. Supplying the recommended PPE, as needed and keeping us all up to date on COVID-19 with literature, hand outs and posting throughout work areas. (Employed since 2015)

About us

A leading underground utility business based in Odenton, MD, Ferguson Trenching Company performs all facets of underground utility and site work construction for private developers, counties, municipalities and state and government agencies.