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Eriksen Construction has been in business for over 30 years specializing in the construction of water and wastewater treatment plants. Serving a region encompassing mostly Nebraska and Iowa, Eriksen Construction provides general contracting services on a broad array of construction projects. The firm also acts as a subcontractor for concrete and foundation work.

With our significant levels of experience, equipment, and expertise, Eriksen Construction is positioned to tackle any type of construction project and help you build for the future! Today, we are recognized as a leader in the industry for our strength in self-performing a greater portion of any give project than most contractors. Our expertise spans the construction industry spectrum, from smaller renovations to multi-million dollar projects. That project experience includes: water treatment plants, waste water treatment plants, industrial buildings, schools, office buildings, swimming pools, and churches.

We believe this extensive range of experience gives us the rare ability to handle any commercial or industrial building project. It also gives us a unique capability to adapt building techniques and produce innovative solutions to new or unusual situations.

While the company has been in business for 30 years, many of our employees have been in the trade even longer. Half of our superintendents average over 25 years of experience each.


Eriksen Construction began operation in 1983 under the ownership and management of John Eriksen. Prior to founding Eriksen Construction, John was affiliated with both Korshoj Construction and the Harold Wright Company. John Eriksen founded the company with the belief that with hard work, focus on quality, and persistence of leadership, continued growth and success would follow. John had a vision to provide valuable services to clients, build partnerships in the community, and deliver important resources. John retired in 2020 but remained active in the organization through his passion for and knowledge of the work performed by Eriksen Construction. John continued to serve the company and local community in an active role until he passed away in 2022.

Jenny Eriksen continues to lead Eriksen Construction focusing on strategic market opportunities, from inception to completion, ensuring successful project operations and a positive client experience. Jenny joined Eriksen Construction in 2010 after spending 8 years as the Director of Investments for a firm in Kansas City. Jenny joined Eriksen Construction committed to leading the organization through the changing conditions and demands in the construction industry. After excelling in the oversight of business operations for Eriksen Construction, Jenny took over the position of Vice President in 2012. She has led the organization’s efforts continue growing, evolving, providing quality work, and remaining competitive in a rapidly evolving environment. Jenny took over the position of President in 2021 and continues to lead the organization today.

Todd Bade leads the Eriksen Construction project management team in the role of Director of Project Management. Todd has an extensive wealth of knowledge on water and wastewater treatment plants accumulated from his 25 years of construction experience. Prior to joining Eriksen Construction, Todd was a leader at BRB Contractors in Colorado and he spent 8 years as a Supervisor with Kiewit Construction. Todd joined Eriksen Construction in 2011 as a Construction Project Manager. After many years as a standout on the project management team, Todd took the role of Director of Project Management. Todd is responsible for overseeing the project management team, estimating, value engineering, submittal processes, constructability, and construction means and methods throughout the project. His extensive knowledge, relationships with owners and engineers, team approach, and leadership help guide complex water and wastewater projects to successful completion.

Wes Murdoch joined Eriksen Construction in 2005 after successfully leading jobs as a Supervisor with Kiewit for 5 years. Wes has over 22 years of construction leadership experience and stood out as a Superintendent, leading projects with Eriksen Construction for 17 years. Wes took on the role of Director of Field Operations with Eriksen Construction in 2023. He is an integral part of the leadership team who oversees all Superintendents, field construction, crews, equipment, and trucking. He is a natural leader and mentor who takes pride in developing Eriksen Construction’s field operations. With a thoughtful, hands-on approach, he visits jobsites often to confer and collaborate with project teams, ensuring they have the tools, training and resources to deliver the quality projects for which Eriksen Construction is known.

In addition to our executive management team, Eriksen Construction has 4 Project Managers, 15 Field Superintendents, 2 Administrative Professionals, and 50 Field Employees.

Today Eriksen Construction is a well-diversified, full-service contractor with an annual sales volume of $50 million. Embedded in our culture of hard work, honesty, and getting the job done right, our history speaks as much about our past as it does our present. Eriksen’s record of succeeding, surviving, and striving to be the best is central to our reputation today.


We own a far greater amount of equipment and a broader array of equipment than many firms much larger than us. This means that while we may have simultaneous projects underway, we have enough equipment to devote to your project and keep it on schedule. It also means you don’t have to pay costly markups on rented heavy equipment that may sit idle much of the time.

Our present equipment list includes over 100 pieces ranging from: Cranes, Dozers, Track Loaders, Rubber Tire Loaders, Excavators, Backhoes, Skidsteers, and Lifts.