Meet the Crew

Meet the Crew

Here at Beam Excavating we strongly believe that the people we employ make Beam what we are. A knowledgeable and talented business with local roots and exceptional employees. Below is just a sample of some of the talented people working with us.

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Chad Beam


Chad is owner and founder of Beam Excavating since its inception in 2004. He has steadily grown this company over the years, making it what it is today. Chad is from Hood River locally, and keeps great relationships with his clients. As a local business owner, he also sponsors and donates as many local events as possible, including foundations, high school events, and fundraisers for multiple causes.

Randy Achziger

Project Manager

Randy is the project manager and lead esitmator, bringing over 20 years' experience to the table. He has been a great addition to the team, working closely with Chad organizing and running all of the jobs for Beam Excavating.

Billy Broderick


Billy has been with Beam Excavating since its beginnings in 2004, and is our oldest employee. He often operates in both the commercial and residential realms for Beam. He can often be found installing septic systems, or operating machinery on a commercial job.

Randy Whistler


Randy has over 30 years' experience in the construction industry, including both residential and commercial jobs. As one of our foreman he is often found as a lead on some of our commercial work. Randy specializes in grading and is our go to for any parking lots, driveways, or jobs that require a high level of attention to detail.

Jim Wilson


Jim has over 30 years' experience in the construction industry, including both residential and commercial jobs. He can often be found directing our pipe crew on a number of jobs here in the Columbia Gorge as well as in Portland. His vast years of experience help to make our jobs run smoothly and efficiently.

Roger Whitecotton

Truck Boss

Roger has over 20 years' experience in the construction industry. Here at Beam Roger can often be found hauling from job to job around town, or delivering rock and soil to any number of our many residential and commercial customers. Beyond his work as Truck Boss, Roger can also be found operating at a number of our residential jobs due to his vast experience and knowledge in the field, making him dually important to us as both an operating foreman and as a truck driver.

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We can help you achieve your goals from their beginnings to their final stages. From land preparations to waterline installations we've got you covered. We want you to know just how special you and your projects are to us, so we do our very best to ensure that your needs are met. Give us a call or send us an email, we would love to work up a complimentary estimate for you.

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