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Featured Rock Star-Ian Davenport

Ian Davenport

At Garrett, we’re always looking for team members who know how to get in the swing of things, which is why we’re proud to introduce full time project engineer and part time golfer Ian Davenport, who has recently completed his second year of service with Garrett.

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Featured Rock Star-Troy Giovo

Troy Giovo

It’s no secret that Garrett Excavating loves to hire people who know about teamwork, and when it comes to teamwork, Garrett Excavating operator Troy Giovo is definitely a candidate for MVP. Troy joined the Garrett family last September, and his day to day responsibilities as a floater has him doing something different every day. Whether it’s loading trucks, moving big cut with the D11, putting in fill, or doing rough or fine grading, Troy’s never afraid to work alongside his teammates and get his hands dirty!

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Featured Rock Star-Tommy Sebourn

Tommy Sebourna

When Tommy Sebourn goes to work each morning, he generally has a smile on his face, regardless of the hour. At almost 36 years of age, Tommy is on top of the world, surrounded by family and working at a job he loves.

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For Excavation Done Fast and Done Right, You Need GarrettX.


When hiring a company for site preparation or excavating services, making an informed decision is an absolute must. With so many excavation contractors to choose from, it may be a little overwhelming, but remember that it’s your decision. Once you have done your research, it is likely that one name will keep coming to the top.

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GarrettX Rockstar Employee —Joe Volpert

Joe Volpert-holding Michael Garrett next to a company bulldozer

Like most people, Joe Volpert of Hot Springs wakes up every morning and heads to work, putting in a day’s work for a day’s pay. But, unlike many people these days, Joe has been putting a day’s work to the tune of 32 years at the same company, Garrett Excavating, where he oversees the mechanic’s shop keeping the construction equipment owned by the company serviced and ready for the next job.

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Our Clients

Our experience includes work on many of the South's largest earth moving projects.

  • Wal-Mart
  • Union Carbide
  • Stratcor
  • Malvern Minerals
  • Arkansas Department of Corrections
  • St. Joseph's Regional Hospital
  • Great Lakes Chemical
  • Arkansas State Parks and Tourism Department

Our Mission

We're off your site faster so you can start and complete your construction sooner.

  • No time lost from endless setting and resetting of stakes
  • No staking errors
  • Faster completion reduces risk of weather delays
  • Excellent "first-time" accuracy means less surveying
  • Plan changes, adjustments even drawing corrections are easily made right on site
  • Cuts site prep and fine grading time by days -- even weeks!
  • Faster completion for the same cost as slower "stake and grade" companies