About HEI

Since 1973, HEI Civil, one of the top construction companies in Colorado, has provided superior heavy civil general contracting services, with a large focus on being the best multigenerational construction company. The scope of our capability is vast. Across all markets and types of projects, we strive to work at the highest safety, quality, environmental, and production standards. By holding one of the largest fleets of Tier 4 scrapers in the world, our clients focused on environmentally friendly construction can rest assured their philosophy starts with the groundbreaking.

HEI Water Truck

Critical Success Factors

Rebar Construction Bars

At HEI Civil, safety, quality, our clients, and our people are what matter. Safety comes first in everything we do, ensuring everyone—our team, partners, and the community—is safe and sound. We take pride in doing things right, whether a small task or a big project. We care for our equipment, knowing it helps us make a living doing what we love. Being upfront and honest is critical; we always stick to our word. But most importantly, we know our team makes us shine. They’re at the heart of everything we do. At HEI, we live by these values, ensuring every move reflects excellence, honesty, and respect.

Our Mission

To Build and Attract the Best People, Teams and Projects.

Our Markets


Car trail in mountains at sunset

HEI Civil builds safe, high-quality roads, highways, bridges, and airfields that connect people, goods, and services throughout Colorado. We meet the growing demand for complex transportation infrastructure with competence and capability.

  • Roads

  • Bridges

  • Aviation


HEI Excavator in distance with construction worker on side, pipe in ground

We possess the capability to responsibly manage the development of dwindling water resources. For decades, HEI Civil has engineered utility installation, water storage facilities, and treatment infrastructure to help communities manage and conserve water in the arid Rocky Mountain Region.

  • Dams & Reservoirs

  • Water Supplies

  • Wastewater

Social Infrastructure

Golf Course

We have expertise in all facets of social infrastructure development, from new communities and housing to the commercial, educational, and governmental development that dovetails the creation of new homes and neighborhoods. We’re dedicated to construction protocol that maintains the highest standards of our partners and stakeholders.

  • Commercial

  • Education

  • Entertainment

  • Government

  • Hospitality

  • Residential

Thoughts From Our Leadership Team

“Changing the culture within the industry, empowering our employees to succeed, providing an opportunity for individuals to achieve their dreams, treating our clients, our vendors, and our people as we want to be treated, that’s why we’re here.”

Our History

Awarded 1st Place in Division at AGC’s 22nd Annual Construction Safety Excellence Awards.

Awarded 3rd Place in Division at AGC’s 21st Annual Construction Safety Excellence Awards.

Awarded Corporate Account status with Caterpillar.

Crossed 500 employee threshold.

Launched bridge building division.

Launched concrete division.

Achieved “Unlimited” size and scope pre-qualification status with Colorado Department of Transportation.

Completed second high hazard dam.

Company established itself as the premier turn-key contractor for complex rural residential projects including design build.

Completed first high hazard dam.

Company expanded into large infrastructure development projects for governmental entities including Municipalities, U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers, and CDOT.

Began performing the civil work for large municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities.

Completed large mass grading and large structure earth moving project at Fort Carson for the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers.

Expanded into small rural road construction projects and commercial site development.

HEI was officially founded by Bill and Dan Hudick. The Company started as a basement digging and residential grading company.