Based in Sacramento, our mission is to safely provide high quality general engineering services on time, delivering the best value to you. A family tradition of serving with instilled core values since 1948, we are motivated to share our knowledge gained over the decades. We aim to give you, our customer, an exceptional experience and outstanding results!Based in Sacramento, our mission is to safely provide high quality general engineering services on time, delivering the best value to you. A family tradition of serving with instilled core values since 1948, we are motivated to share our knowledge gained over the decades. We aim to give you, our customer, an exceptional experience and outstanding results!
Amedeo Biondi 1948-1954
Gene Biondi 1955-1985
Steve Biondi 1986-Present
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Interwest Insurance Services
PO Box 255188
Sacramento Ca 95865-5188
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Commercial General Liability & Auto Insurance:
Asphalt Surface Development Association
Regional Purchasing Group
$2Million Commercial Liability Limits / $5Million Excess Liability Umbrella
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Great American Insurance Company
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About Grading Contractor
Grading contractors are specialized professionals who work with pieces of heavy industrial equipment called graders. These machines are utilized in smoothing and flattening surfaces of concrete or other building bases or surfaces. They are also skilled at working under different weather conditions around the world. These professionals have to be specially trained in order for them to perform the tasks that they do so well. Here is a small overview of the qualifications that these contractors must have before being allowed on to work.
A person who wants to become a grading contractor needs to have a diploma or an equivalent certificate from an appropriate institution that teaches courses in this field. Usually the programs take about one year to complete. The program may also be part of a trainee internship in a construction company, where you gain real-life experience on excavation and grading related activities.
After completing the program, the grader should be able to demonstrate that he/she has the necessary knowledge and training for handling excavation and grading equipment in the construction industry. It is important that a person who wishes to become a grading contractor has sufficient knowledge in all aspects of the field, including earth sciences and mechanical skills. An excavating contractor must be skilled in mechanical drafting and computer-aided design (CAD).
As a rule, grading contractors start out by working as contractors on residential and commercial projects. Gradually, their skills will grow and they will be able to take on more varied assignments. This means that the time between projects will shorten, and the grader will have to get even more skills and expertise. After all, it takes many years to become an expert in any field, and it takes even more time and effort to master the skills and acquire experience in one particular field before branching out into another.
Some of the tasks that grading contractors will perform include excavation, site preparation, leveling and leveling, trenching, and paving. The typical day at a job site will include these tasks. They may also be involved in clearing away excess dirt, grading roads, performing some form of excavation work, grading the soil, installing heavy equipment, and using some form of electronic grading equipment. In today's society, heavy equipment is quite common, especially in urban areas where most construction projects are carried out.
A typical excavation job usually takes two to three days, but depending on the size and complexity of the job will vary. Contractors may choose to use a compact excavator for this kind of job, which is basically a piece of equipment which is able to travel through small earth circles and compact the soil to a level of one inch. All of this can be done at a rate of approximately fifteen to twenty feet per day. A grading contractor is an excellent choice for getting soil samples and for grading roads and underground pipes. When you choose to hire a professional grading contractor, you will be pleased with their high quality of workmanship and the assurance that they are well-equipped to handle whatever comes their way.
Before the California Gold Rush, the Nisenan Maidu occupied both permanent villages and temporary summer shelters along the rivers and streams that miners sifted, sluiced, dredged and dammed to remove the gold. Explorer Jedediah Smith and a large party of American fur trappers crossed the Sacramento Valley in April 1827. The group saw many Maidu villages along the river banks. Deprived of traditional foodstuffs, homesites and hunting grounds by the emigrants, the Nisenan were among the earliest California Indian tribes to disappear.
During the 1850s, miners sluiced streams and rivers, including Secret Ravine, which runs through Rocklin. The piles of dredger tailings are still obvious today, between Roseville and Loomis southeast of Interstate 80. Secret Ravine, at the area now at the intersection of Ruhkala Road and Pacific Street, was later mined for granite, some of which was used as the base course of the California Capitol Building; the earliest recorded use of the rock was for Fort Mason at San Francisco in 1855. The granite was hauled out by oxcarts before the arrival of the railroad many years later.
In 1860, the U.S. Census counted 440 residents in the area of Secret Ravine, of whom about 16% had been born in Ireland and the majority of whom worked as miners. The area was referred to as Secret Ravine or the "granite quarries at the end of the tracks" as late as 1864.
Rocklin's history is closely tied to the transcontinental railroad. In 1862, the Pacific Railroad Act granted the Central Pacific Railroad land near Secret Ravine. In 1864, the Central Pacific Railroad completed an extension of its track southwest from Newcastle to Secret Ravine. It named the area Rocklin after its granite quarry and used the site as a refueling and water stop. The Central Pacific built a roundhouse in 1867. The transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869, significantly increasing railroad traffic through the town. According to the 1870 census, Rocklin had grown to 542 residents, and the majority of Irish immigrants had forgone mining and were working for the railroad. In 1908, the Central Pacific moved its facility from Rocklin to Roseville, where more land was available for expansion. The Roseville site has remained in continuous use since. As of August 2014, it is the largest rail facility near the U.S. West Coast.
In 1869, a group of laid-off Chinese railroad workers moved to Secret Ravine to mine and raise vegetables which they sold locally. The Chinese community was violently driven out in September 1876 after a group of Chinese was falsely accused of murdering three people near Rocklin. The area was still known as China Gardens as of 1974.
The Rocklin post office opened in 1868. Finnish immigrants settled in Rocklin starting in the 1870s, and Spanish settlers arriving by way of Hawaii settled in Rocklin in the early 20th century. The town incorporated in 1893.
The California Department of Finance calculated the population of Rocklin at 69,249 with a 3.8% population growth over 2018.
At the 2010 census Rocklin had a population of 56,974. The population density was 2,907.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,122.7/km). The racial makeup of Rocklin was 47,047 (82.6%) White, 858 (1.5%) African American, 410 (0.7%) Native American, 4,105 (7.2%) Asian, 150 (0.3%) Pacific Islander, 1,538 (2.7%) from other races, and 2,866 (5.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,555 persons (11.5%).
The census reported that 56,337 people (98.9% of the population) lived in households, 456 (0.8%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 181 (0.3%) were institutionalized.
There were 20,800 households, 8,424 (40.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 11,974 (57.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2,191 (10.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 895 (4.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 1,035 (5.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 124 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 4,403 households (21.2%) were one person and 1,652 (7.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.71. There were 15,060 families (72.4% of households); the average family size was 3.18.
The age distribution was 15,613 people (27.4%) under the age of 18, 5,306 people (9.3%) aged 18 to 24, 15,159 people (26.6%) aged 25 to 44, 14,668 people (25.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 6,228 people (10.9%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 36.7 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.
There were 22,010 housing units at an average density of 1,123.3 per square mile, of the occupied units 13,797 (66.3%) were owner-occupied and 7,003 (33.7%) were rented. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.5%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.3%. 39,295 people (69.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 17,042 people (29.9%) lived in rental housing units.
At the 2000 census there were 36,330 people in 13,258 households, including 10,009 families, in the city. The population density was 2,246.2 inhabitants per square mile (867.3/km). There were 14,421 housing units at an average density of 891.6 per square mile (344.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.32% White, 0.91% African American, 0.80% Native American, 4.16% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 1.93% from other races, and 3.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.91%. 16.8% were of German, 11.8% English, 10.6% Irish, 8.1% Italian and 6.5% American ancestry according to Census 2000.
Of the 13,258 households 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 18.7% of households were one person and 6.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.15.
The age distribution was 30.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $79,274, according to the City of Rocklin website. Males had a median income of $54,426 versus $35,920 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,910. About 3.1% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.