Our Company


General Excavating, led by Scott Fitzgerald, President, and Joe D'Amico, Vice President, is dedicated to providing the highest standard of quality services to the construction and environmental industries. Our growth and success are directly related to taking care of our customers, both large and small. We are dependable, innovative, diverse and willing to work hard to meet your needs. We provide our clients with the best value for their construction dollar. Second only to our clients, our reputation is most important. As one of Lincoln's leading firms, General Excavating is proud to serve you and looks forward to being YOUR "UNDERGROUND" PARTNER on your next project.
Scott Fitzgerald, President - sfitzgerald@generalexcavating.com
Joe D'Amico, Vice President - jdamico@generalexcavating.com


Not only is “SAFETY FIRST” a commonly heard phrase around General Excavating, but it is a core value and an integral part of what we do on all projects. We are committed to the safety of ourselves, our co-workers, our project partners, and anyone else who steps on site with us. Through innovative programs and training, General Excavating provides our employees with the proper knowledge, tools, and resources needed to safely accomplish their work. In addition, General Excavating is a BROWZ qualified contractor as well as Operator Qualified in several pipeline construction tasks through VERIFORCE.  BROWZ and VERIFORCE both provide management compliance services to ensure that supply chains are safe and qualified. 

General Excavating’s current Experience Modification Rate (EMR) is 0.95. 

The EMR is the construction industry's standard for measuring a company’s safety performance and is used to gauge the severity of a company’s accidents and injuries. The average EMR for the industry is 1.0, anything lower than 1.0 is above average, and anything higher than 1.0 is below average.
The items below represent a “partial” list of topics covered each year at General Excavating, and they are a primary reason why we have remained YOUR “UNDERGROUND” PARTNER:
  • First Aid / CPR
  • BNSF Railroad Contractor Orientation
  • UP E-Rail Safety
  • Black Hills Energy OQ Training
  • City of Omaha Sewer Layer License
  • OSHA Competent Person & Excavation Safety
  • OSHA Confined Space
  • IDNR UST Installation/Removal Training
  • Flagger
  • Supervisor Drug & Alcohol            


General Excavating offers a vast array of services to its long list of satisfied clients. From underground utilities, communications and service work, to remediation, underground storage tank removal, and trenchless construction, GE is one of the most diversified companies in the Midwest.


At General Excavating, our employees are our number one assets. We employ a team of professionals who are experienced, trained and productive, as well as safety conscious. Each and every one of them are knowledgeable, efficient, and most of all ‚ customer oriented.