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Aside from just hauling sand and gravel Edmonton, there are a number of different services that an excavating and trucking Edmonton contractor will be able to provide. It is the excavating contractor that will be able to work for a construction company or they also have their very own company also. The moment that an excavating contractor works under a construction form, then they will be having their very own crew and they are the supervisors. It is also the excavating contractor that can also do soil related jobs like grading, site preparation, trenching, and more. It is the basic service that an excavating contractor will be able to provide is what we will be talking about in this article.


It is the arrival of the excavating crew that will come after the survey crew has already  outlined the land to where excavation will be done. It is the excavating contractor that will supervise the depth of the excavation of the r where the foundations will be placed. They will also be doing compaction testing to make sure that the soil is firm enough. It is also a foundation equipment that they can use to make sure of this one. The requirement for the compaction is precise and the excavating contractor must make sure that he will be able to achieve that requirement. It's the stem wall and footers that will be poured by the foundation contractors once these requirements will be achieved. The area  will be backfilled by the excavating team the moment that the concrete will dry up.


The moment that there will be dirt that needs to be moved, then the excavating contractor will also be called on. You will be needing the help of an excavating contractor the moment that you will be needing to do jobs like digging sewers, excavating ditches for gas or water lines, include building roads, digging ponds, grading roads and operate a trencher. The job that they will be doing will also depend upon what equipment they have which can be owned by the company or rented. It is these equipment's that can be very expensive. It is the equipment like trenchers, skid steers, compactors, own front-end loaders, backhoes, bulldozers that can be rented by  a contractor that  has a small to medium operation. To ensure that dirt will be hauled away, most contractors own one or two dump trucks. 


Submitting competitive estimates and bids is what is done by contractors that are self-employed. Ther rate of the job that they will be doing in their area is also determined by them. It would also help of the excavating contractor will be able to get a subcontractor for larger jobs.