EDWARD VAN BEEK
Since 2006, Mr. Van Beek has served as the president and owner of Vastco, Inc. For the last 30+ years, he has developed extensive experience in the diversity of bridge construction, and regional diversity with infrastructure throughout Arizona. He has developed formidable relationships with the local labor unions and has built notable tribal relationships across the Navajo Nation. Ed is responsible for all phases of corporate and construction activity and is actively project principal on all projects. He is a successful builder, trusted partner, effective leader and innovative problem solver to ensure smooth execution from pre-construction services through the construction phase and project close-out. Ed has made Vastco into one of northern Arizona’s bridge and roadway leaders.
LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS:
ROC 074290 A General Engineering
ROC 110467 B-1 General Commercial Contractor
Dun and Bradstreet
Arizona Corporation Commission
AGC – Arizona Chapter
Barry Pond has been in the heavy highway construction industry for 35 years. He has worked on projects as a union laborer, union carpenter and various leadership positions as crew lead, foreman and superintendent. This experience provided opportunities to work as a project engineer and project manager for Vastco, Inc. Barry’s history of field work and project supervision helped him to develop a unique perspective in his field. Working with various state DOT’s and agencies gave him a keen understanding of industry standards of heavy highway construction. As Barry has been part of various design build projects, he brings a multitude of creative options and construction practices to the Vastco team. Following the leadership of some of the top estimating teams allows Barry to effectively produce accurate pricing and estimates of the many items associated with project estimates.
Mr. Dubay holds the position of Project Manager/Estimator/Project Engineer in the field of heavy civil/highway construction. As a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Mr. Dubay has worked on both private and public works projects located throughout Northern Arizona. Since coming on board with Vastco, Inc. in 2005, Mr. Dubay has gained extensive experience in the management of concrete structures, which includes girder and post-tension bridges along with box culverts and retaining walls. Mr. Dubay has developed the technical skill set in Construction Management from initial project estimating thru the maintenance of project schedule, cost analysis, and budget accounting through education and hands-on training from within Vastco’s experienced management team.
Mr. Auchter has 15 years of construction management skills. He started his training as a project superintendent and construction manager with a background in bridge construction, and has developed from a project engineer to a project manager. He has the ability to manage grading and paving operations, the experience as a traffic control coordinator, and the certification as an Erosion Control Coordinator.
Mr. Deveraux has over 35 years of bridge building experience. He has managed all phases of bridge construction consisting of precast, cast in place and steel bridges in some of the most remote locations in Arizona. His experience also includes emergency repair work and traffic control / incidental to structures work.
Robert David has worked for Vastco since 2002 as Superintendent and Foreman for infrastructure, traffic interchange, and roadway construction projects throughout Arizona. Mr. David has provided continuous field supervision and craft worker coordination on numerous projects for Vastco. His ability to keep crews working safely and quickly allows projects to move forward on schedule and on budget. As a key team member, Mr. David will actively verify project compliance and inspect construction products to ensure all work is complete to specifications.