About Us

"Leading the Industry For Over 40 Years"

Tom Nichols Excavating founded, by Harry (Tom) Nichols, in 1976. Harry Nichols began with his two sons, Thomas and Charles. The size of the company consisted of 3 employees and 1 tractor. Incorporated in 1977, and then in 1986 Tom and Charlie became the owners of the company after purchasing the company from their father.


With big ideas in mind, Tom Nichols Excavating, Inc. serviced the entire Metropolitan valley and even expanded into Nevada for a few years. In 2003, Tom Nichols Excavating decided to bring in a new division. specializing in site-preparation. Since then, Tom Nichols Excavating, Inc. is a very diverse excavating and grading company, capitalizing on the industry in Arizona.


Now more than 40 years later, Tom Nichols Excavating, Inc. operates with nearly 50 employees, and 100 pieces of equipment--trucks, trailers and tractors. This more than qualifies Tom Nichols Excavating, Inc. as one of the largest excavation company in the Southwest in its trade.  Tom Nichols Excavating, Inc. significant growth is attributable to internal growth with existing customers.

What sets us apart from the rest...

Tom Nichols Excavating, Inc. is proud to be a drug free company. We are a full-service excavation company that has license for residential and commercial projects. We drive the industry by being the states leading excavation company for swimming pools. We specialize in pool excavation, site-preparation and final grading, but we also have experience in other areas from demolition to trenches. Our personnel have met and overcome the special demands involved in working under the diverse and unforgiving geography around the state. This experience has given our organization the depth and know-how it takes to get the job done, regardless of any problems or difficulties encountered. This experienced and dedicated team has created a reputation for quality and value, which fosters productive and continuing relationships with our customers. 

Pool Excavation

Our service succeeds the high demand everyday. We have the equipment to complete every job that comes across the desk. It does not matter if the pool is to be in the side of a mountain or the access is only 3 feet wide, we will get it done.  

Site Prep

Tom Nichols Excavating is also engaged in site preparation activities, such as excavating and grading, demolition of buildings, earth moving and land clearing for all types of sites. We service valley wide.