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Welcome to J.E. McAmis

J.E. McAmis is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, HUBZone certified contractor.

J.E. McAmis (JEM) a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, was founded in 1973 by John McAmis Sr. and his wife Renee McAmis shortly after John’s return from two tours in Vietnam where John served in both the Army and as a Seabee in the Navy. Since its founding, JEM has continually provided solutions in completing a wide variety of projects in challenging conditions and harsh environments for some of the most respected clients in the United States.


J.E. McAmis project experience includes a variety of both large and small contracts covering work scopes such as: pile driving, dock construction, dredging, marine concrete works, drilling and blasting, jetty and breakwater construction, dam and spillway maintenance and construction, excavation, levee stabilization and construction, shoreline stabilization, environmental restoration, cofferdam installation, dewatering, slurry wall and relief trench construction, slope protection, ordnance screening and disposal, sand capping, Superfund clean-up, and oil and gas industry support.


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J.E. McAmis project experience includes a variety of both large and small contracts

JEM currently maintains corporate offices in Chico, California and satellite offices and marine yards on both coasts; one on the Columbia River in Longview, Washington and another on the St. Lucie Waterway in Stuart, Florida. JEM also operates rock quarries near Bandon, Oregon; Mount Vernon, Washington; and Astoria, Oregon, with barge loading facilities in Warrenton, Oregon and Bellingham, Washington.
West Coast Yard

The Longview Washington yard is a 122-acre waterfront piece with a seawall at the confluence of the Cowlitz and Columbia Rivers.

Corporate Office
East Coast Yard

The Stuart Florida yard a 20-acre waterfront piece with seawall and barge haulout slip.

Heavy Civil
Jetty & Breakwater

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Outstanding safety, environmental, on-time performance, and partnering records have helped J.E. McAmis maintain positive long-term relationships with our clients, subcontractors, permitting agencies, and the community

With over 40 years of Federal project experience throughout the United States, J.E. McAmis has taken on a wide variety of unique and highly specialized heavy civil projects. J.E. McAmis has performed major excavation projects, constructed material containment facilities, jettys, breakwaters, canals, drainage structures, bridges, wharves, docks, weir structures and levees; installed slurry/cutoff walls and relief trenches.