About Us

img_earthmoveGaines and Company was founded in 1954 by W.L. Gaines Sr. The company began doing small subdivision jobs in Baltimore County and expanded as the County grew in the 50’s and 60’s. Since 1997 the company has been the top producing utility contractor in the State of Maryland. The editors of the Engineering News-Record, a respected industry publication, recently rated us Maryland’s #1 underground utility contractor in their ranking of the top 600 Specialty Contractors in the U.S. We have made their list of the Top 20 Utility Contractors in the nation for over ten years and are now in the top 10 in the country. Gaines & Co. opened an office in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1998 and have steadily been expanding there as well.

At Gaines and Company we strive to do whatever it takes to complete a job on-time and under budget. We will not take shortcuts however, as we adhere to the highest industry standards. Our ability to get the job done fast is what sets us apart from the competition. No matter the size of the job, we guarantee that we will meet the needs of all our clients, whether municipal or private, to ensure everyone receives the red carpet treatment.

The most valuable assets we have are our people. We firmly believe in rewarding our employees with a share of the profits to give everyone a stake in the company’s success. Furthermore, we believe in providing a safe and rewarding work environment for both office and field personnel so that each employee can be as satisfied and productive as possible. When you look at our company roster you will see that it is full of long term employees, a rare occurrence in today’s market.