Our Story

CEC was founded in 2009 with the vision of becoming and sustaining one of the most dependable and trusted subcontractors in Texas.  Since then we are now recognized as one of the fastest growing specialty subcontractors, with over 500 dedicated employees and over $90 million in annual revenue. 

Some of our most notable projects include Nebraska Furniture Mart; Parkland Hospital & Parking Garage; Statler Hilton; The Epic Grand Prairie; Irving Music Factory; UT Arlington SEIR Building; Texas Instruments; American Airlines Integrated Operations Center; corporate headquarter buildings for Fed Ex, 7-Eleven, Monitronics and TRT Holdings; and data centers for Verizon, Veterans Administration, JP Morgan Chase, Fujitsu and many more.  

Safe, Responsive, Committedthat is the CEC promise to our clients and employees. This means we will always hold ourselves to the highest possible standards of integrity and professionalism.


Success can be described in many ways, yet all success depends on one fundamental factor - great people.

Our people are our family and our biggest strength. They have an unwavering commitment to being responsive to each client and to each other. Their hard work is both recognized and rewarded. We strive to attract the best and brightest professionals in the industry who match our energetic, vibrant culture.

Building a Sustainable Community

In Fall 2016, we moved into our new headquarters, designed as an environmentally responsible facility. We incorporated many sustainable features into our new home, which has earned the distinction of being a LEED Gold certified building - one of very few in north Texas.  


Our Mission

To be the most trusted subcontractor. 

To provide a safe, responsive, committed experience while delivering exceptional results to our customers. 

To foster a work environment that encourages new ideas, new innovations and growth.


CEC's philosophy is to treat each relationship with the integrity and care we would expect if we were the client. We approach each project with only the highest-quality end result as our goal. Our dedication to our clients defines who we are.


Why  CEC?

We want our clients to have it all — quality and value. When you work with CEC, you get a partner who will go the extra mile to make sure your projects are executed safely, efficiently and to your ultimate satisfaction, all united through relationships that will last long after your project goes live. 

For each project we work on, we deliver:

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Leading edge technology
  • Responsiveness
  • Leadership visibility

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I founded CEC in 2009 with the vision of becoming and sustaining one of the most dependable and trusted subcontractors in Texas. We achieved this by surrounding ourselves with talented, experienced leaders that have helped to develop a winning environment. Our team’s experience covers a wide range of capabilities across all phases of engineering, preconstruction and construction.

Being one of the most trusted firms in Texas means being responsive and executing at a high level in regards to safety, quality, technology and production. We appreciate the trust and support from our clients and will continue to deliver exceptional results.
— Ray Waddell, Chief Executive Officer