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The National Utility Contractors Association is the leading trade association working solely for the utility construction industry in the United States.

OUR DC MISSION: Protect and advance the region’s utility construction and excavation industry.

NUCA of DC is active in multiple arenas, promoting the interests of our members, and providing opportunities for members to save money, expand business and grow even stronger companies.

Government and Industry Relations

Addressing issues that mean time and money to your business, such as:

  • Steel Plate Fees and Specs
  • First Source and Local Hiring Regulations
  • Providing Recommendations to Spec Books Revisions
  • Lobbying Congress to support new infrastructure financing bills
  • Building Relationships with the DC City Government and agencies to ensure our issues are taken into account

Money-Saving Discounts

  • “Buy NUCA” promotion of member to member business
  • Significant discounts on products & services through NUCA’s National Partners and Sponsors, such as Volvo, John Deere, CNA Insurance, HD Supply, United Rentals, Ferguson Waterworks and many more

Safety and Education

  • Monthly safety presentations on timely topics
  • “Lunch and Learn” educational seminars
  • Access to “Rainy Day” and scheduled training classes hosted by other members
  • Equipment & technique demonstrations
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Training on the NUCA of DC/ John Deere Simulator

Networking and Business Development

  • Popular and Interesting Networking Happy Hours
  • Golf and Clay Shoot Challenges
  • Access to Colleagues Nationwide at Strategy and Best Practices Roundtables

Associate / Suppliers Membership

NUCA of DC offers membership rates on a sliding scale based on annual revenues.

Associates/Suppliers: Any person, firm, corporation, nonprofit organization, association, or other non-governmental entity involved in the utility construction or excavation industry as a supplier of equipment, materials or services to contractors.

Contractors Membership

NUCA of DC offers membership rates on a sliding scale based on annual revenues.

Contractors: Any person, firm, or corporation engaged in excavation, site preparation, earth moving or the
construction/rehabilitation of utility systems including, but not limited to, storm sewers, sanitary sewers and drainage systems, water lines, cables (underground communication and electric), ducts, conduits, gas lines, tunneling, boring, trenchless construction, treatment systems, pump stations and other utility construction and appurtenances thereof.

NUCA of DC: Growing into the Future