Engineered and executed for strength and longevity
Structural Concrete Contractor in Kansas City
Kissick Construction brings a unique set of skills and expertise to self-perform the construction of mass concrete and heavy structural concrete projects.
Exceeding Client Expectations
Whether working inside industrial plants, building utility structures, or laying foundations, our structural concrete contractors in Kansas City meet or exceed client expectations.
PETE BROWNE | President
Structural and Industrial Concrete
As co-founder of Kissick Construction, Pete has over 30 years of experience and leadership in the construction industry. He has developed a strong reputation for providing innovative thinking to solve complex engineering challenges. As President of the company, he shares his personal philosophy with the team at Kissick: work hard to complete a project you are proud to own. Love what you do and take time to share your talents with your co-workers and your community.
He is an enormous live music fan and attends concerts whenever he can.
Structural Concrete Services
Building Footings and Foundation Walls
Using state-of-the-art equipment and an experienced workforce, we install all types of building foundations and foundation walls. With decades of experience, our team works efficiently to construct the footings and foundations for a variety of applications for both new and existing sites.
Kissick Construction offers the unique ability to work directly with equipment manufacturers to utilize the drawings of any newly acquired machines and equipment to generate a foundation specifically tailored to accommodate our clients’ specialized needs.
Our superior concrete professionals utilize their creative talents to bring concrete walls to life with creative elements. The experience and craftsmanship of our team creates successful solutions for wall construction which are structurally sound and esthetically pleasing.
We offer an extensive background in the installation of culverts for a variety of applications. Our experience includes constructing culverts to act as a bridge for traffic, trains or the flow of water. Along with preparing the bedding and backfill, our team has installed box, pipe, pie-arch, arch, bridge and metal-box culverts.
Sewer Junctions Boxes and Outfall Structures
Our team has constructed junction boxes and outfall structures as part of combined and separated storm and sanitary sewer systems. Our construction activities have also allowed for these structures to provide sewer access for inspection and future expansion.
Our team has experience in the installation of concrete water vaults for both potable and non-potable applications. Working with a variety of shapes and sizes of vaults, we have also installed custom shaped vaults to meet severe load requirements for large-scale projects in multiple soil conditions across the Midwest.
Specialty Concrete Applications
We utilize our creative field team to construct complementary architectural design elements. Our professionals implement designs to create special features and shapes involved in exterior construction packages.
Featured Project Profiles
MoDOT Bridge 254 – Raytown, MO
The 67th Street bridge over Route 350 was built in 1925 and needed replacement. It was one of ten bridges replaced by Kissick as part of the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Safe & Sound Bridge Improvement Program.
Bowersock North Generation Facility
Kissick Construction led the design-build effort to construct a new hydroelectric generation facility on the Kansas River, including coordination of the engineering, architecture, and construction activities for the ownership team.
Power Generation Station Unit | Confidential Client
Kissick was the prime contractor for the construction of Unit 2, a new 750MW coal-fired generation plant adjacent to the existing unit, including all earthwork, engineered shoring, foundation auger-cast piling, structural concrete foundations, elevated cast-in-place concrete structures, flatwork, and underground mechanical and electrical duct bank systems.
AQCS Upgrades – Lawrence Energy Center
Kissick Construction acted as prime contractor for the Air Quality Control System upgrade of the Lawrence Energy Center, a multi-unit coal-fired power generating station.
KC Streetcar Platform
Kissick Construction was proud to construct the first streetcar stop and boarding platform for Kansas City Missouri’s new downtown streetcar, almost 58 years after the previous system ceased operation in 1957.
A small sample of our many clients
From Our Partners
“Your team performed at the top of their game – they kept safe, accomplished a quality installation, and in an extremely timely fashion – all while you worked through 3-½” of rain…
During normal operations or challenging times I know we want Kissick on our side.
I honestly still can’t figure out how you did all that work in those conditions. From the NKCH family – THANK YOU SO MUCH!”
– Nic Riesenberg, CHFM, CHC, LEED
Vice President of Facilities and Support Services, North Kansas City Hospital
“On behalf of Turner and the NKCH team, we want to thank you all for your hard work this past weekend. Not only did you work around the clock to complete an already difficult task, you did it in non-favorable weather conditions. It’s projects and tasks like this that remind us why we choose to partner with Kissick.”
– Nick Durand, LEED Green Assoc.
Kansas City SPD Division Manager, Turner Construction Company
“We have had a long standing relationship with Kissick Construction and are looking forward to future endeavors together. Most recently on the Kauffman Stadium Project you could not have assembled a better team. This was a difficult project with considerable time constraints that went very smoothly because of their efforts.”
– Travis Lourens
Vice-President/Partner, Kelly Construction Group
“It’s really been a joy to work with them. They are not only great contractors, but incredible people first. We look forward to many more opportunities working with them in the future.”
– Vince Stephens
President, Axiom Construction Group
“I wouldn’t recommend digging a 38 foot deep pit in the center of your manufacturing plant without Kissick.”
– Dan Bruyn
Director of Operations, Pentair Flow Technologies
“The can-do attitude of the Kissick group is infectious. It positively impacts everyone it touches.”
– Rodney Michalka
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Turner Construction
“There is no better compliment to an organization than to continue to receive work from clients based on relationships and satisfaction. Kissick goes above and beyond in both of those areas.”
– M.R. Wehrly, P.E.
Engineering Manager, Energy, Black & Veatch
“I don’t work with another company I trust more than the owners and associates at Kissick.”
– Ron Lockton
President, Lockton Companies
“As a customer, having high-caliber customer-focused companies such as Kissick to participate in our projects, makes life a lot easier.”
– John Frick
Director Electrical Production Engineering, Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
“From the earliest days of planning the project all the way through the punch list, the Kissick Team’s expertise, experience and skills were integral to our success.”
– Sarah Hill Nelson
President, The Bowersock Mills and Power Company
“Nothing ahead of you is bigger or stronger than the power of Kissick Construction behind you.”
– Nan Tiehen Bone
President, St. Teresa’s Academy