About Our Company
Arizona Foundation Solutions operates in the construction specialty trade of providing unique, high-quality and effective solutions for concrete, masonry and other structural reinforcement and repair problems. Since 1988 our key elements to success include timely response to customer needs, competent investigative analysis and problem-solving, outstanding communication with customers and their clients, providing work and materials that meet or exceed industry standards, providing professional quality and operation of numerous controls that assure cost-effective solutions.
As an experienced commercial sub contractor we can serve you in many ways.
First as a valuable resource for solving difficult problems. We can if needed provide engineered solutions and submittals that can save time, money and be less disruptive.
When challenges are identified in advance, by tapping into our experience and innovative solutions we can bring alternative delivery methods to get the most benefits and cost savings.
As members of the Alliance for Construction Excellence (ACE), Center for Job Order Excellence (CJE), we have access to the resources of many government and institutional organizations who are the decision makers for these types of projects, understanding the newer types of technology solutions.
Since 1999 Arizona Foundation Solutions has provided underpinning solutions for structures that have foundation challenges. The primary objective is to stabilize structures with settlement or heave problems and provide the client long-term solutions that are cost effective and in many cases guaranteed for the lifetime of the structure.
Meet Our Team
Robert Brown Graduated in 1984 from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Design Science from the School of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science from the School of Business in Finance.
In 1989 Robert founded Arizona Repair Masons Inc and in 2001 Arizona Foundation Solutions LLC and has been operating them continuously since then.
Robert brings 30 years of construction experience is LEED Accredited and one of 2 Certified Foundation Repair Specialists (CFRS) in the State of Arizona. CFRS is a Designation of the Foundation Repair Association.
Robert Completed the Grouting fundamentals course from the Colorado School of Mines in 2008. He has served as an expert witness in law cases on several occasions and is the holder of Patent 7914235 issued in March of 2011.
John Ciminski, Arizona Repair Masons & Arizona Foundation Solutions, Operations Mgr.
John Ciminski from April, 2011 until now has been employed with Arizona Repair Masons and Arizona Foundation Solutions as Operations Manager. This task includes scheduling all of the work and ensuring that the resources (skilled labor, equipment, material, consumables) are available on a job basis. Mr. Ciminski is also responsible for ordering hardware and material and to ensure that the work is completed in accordance with the proper specification and codes.
Mr. Ciminski has been employed with a large General Contractor in the Phoenix area until 2008 where he was Operations Manager for Industrial Construction with projects ranging in size from $5,000 to $12,000,000. From 2008 until April 2011 Mr. Ciminski managed his own small General Contracting company where he completed smaller above grade forensic work, civil work and industrial work as well as commercial tenant improvement.
Thirty-five years plus experience in many aspects of Construction from Design Build Construction Managers to Regional General Contractors. This work included projects where a sizeable portion of the work was self-performed. Projects ranged in size from $20,000 to $93,000,000.
Educational and Professional
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering --------------------------------------------------- Oregon State University
Master in Business Administration -------------------------------------------------------- University of Washington
Registered Professional Engineer by exam ----------------------------------------------- Arizona Civil PE, #20726
Dewayne Craig, Solutions Commercial Consultant
Dewayne Craig is a Solutions Consultant working with General Contractors and Engineers providing design assistance, cost estimating and project management for both Arizona Repair Masons and Arizona Foundation Solutions. Dewayne has over 25 years experience working with contractors in Arizona. His certifications include:
• Confined Space Entry / OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 from E.T.C. Compliance Solutions
• Foundation Evaluation and Pile Installation
• Certified Installer of FRP Carbon Fiber Systems from HJ3 Composite Technologies
• Certified Installer of Sika's Structural Strengthening Systems from Sika Corp.
Along with his other responsibilities, Dewayne utilizes his 35 plus years experience in sales management and marketing to serve as our Marketing Manager.
Dewayne lives in Chandler with his wife Carolyn. They enjoy spending time with their four daughters, one son and families which has now grown to include 15 grandchildren.
To view some of the interesting projects that Dewayne has been involved with you can follow his blog at http://dewcraig.wordpress.com
Brent McIver, Project Consultant
Brent performs in a Project Consultant role, working primarily with Commercial Property Management Companies along with publically and privately held business owners throughout Arizona.
Brent brings a unique perspective to his role having 20+ years experience with two Global Fortune 500 companies performing in the building products industry.