Meet our Management Team
Braun Construction is an experienced excavating company located in Wilsonville, Oregon and formed in 2005 by Jeff and Jeanie Braun. We offer a broad range of services and enjoy tailoring our work to fit your needs. Whether your project is large or small, our prices are very competitive. Our company currently maintains a wide range of versatile equipment and skilled employees. We know what it takes to get the job done right.
Jeanie Braun - Majority Owner: Jeanie brings over 26 years of experience in the Construction industry to Braun Construction. Her talent is managing public works projects with effective communication skills, follow up and organization, which is instrumental in making complex projects run smoothly. Specialized Training Bachelor of Business Administration, Oregon State University, Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead (CESCL), USACE Construction Quality Management for Contractors Training, OHSA 30, Hazwopper 40, First Aid, Interise StreetWise MBA Program Graduate 2013, Certified Competent Person Project Management - AGC.
Jeff Braun - Owner: Jeff brings more than 32 years of experience in Construction site work and project management to Braun Construction. His intricate knowledge of all phases of the construction process and his lifetime love of building give the company a competitive edge. Jeff has a diverse background in all phases of civil construction. He has gained a wealth of experience estimating and project managing multi-million dollar civil site work projects, specializing in large heavy highway and underground utility projects. Jeff completed his Civil Engineering Management degree in 1987 from Oregon State University. Jeff's knowledge in the construction industry and his ability to operate in an adaptive manner gives Braun Construction a competitive advantage and is fundamental to its success.
Andrew Braun, P.E. - Project Engineer: Andrew started in the field with Braun Construction in 2007, working on environmental restoration projects in the field. After graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University in 2016, he worked for the US Army Corps of Engineers. In the five years he spent there as a Project Engineer he gained valuable experience in hydroelectric power, dredging, marine construction, and construction management. He now is a Project Manager with Braun Construction and brings planning and oversight to ensure projects are completed in a timely fashion, within budget.
Joesph Urness, P.E. - Project Engineer: Joey started with Braun Construction in 2022. After graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Portland in 2016, he worked for the Kiewit and Murray Smith as a design engineer. He now is a Project Engineer with Braun Construction.
Jesse Larson - Foreman: Jesse brings energy, experience and effort to every project that he supervises for Braun Construction. His hard work, leadership and attention to detail makes him invaluable and allow Braun Construction to take on difficult projects and complete them on time and on budget. His experience includes: Stream Restoration, Water Quality Facilities Construction, Trails & Bridges, Epoxy and grout injection on water quality facilities, piers and bridges & cranes 10-150-ton capacity, Concrete and flatwork, Cast in place repairs on piers, columns, abutments, Work with trailer pumps, truck pumps, boom pumps and tele belts, Steel work. Specialized Training: US Army Corps of Engineers: Construction Quality Management for Contractors Training & Certification 30-Hour Occupational Safety & Health Training Course Excavation & Confined Space Safety Training Competent Person Training Hazard Communication & Fall Protection Course Training First Aid & CPR Certified.
Beth Swanson - Business Development Manager: Beth coordinates marketing and new business with an emphasis on obtaining federal contracts and creating strategic partnerships with larger construction companies. With a Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing, from the University of Texas and over 15 years of sales and marketing experience, she helped Braun Construction to receive 8(a) Certification from the Small Business Administration in 2016. Beth also works with local municipalities, state and federal connections to build relationships and solicit work opportunities.
Camille Hanson - Office Manager: Camille Hanson has 20 years of experience in Construction Office Management and Administration. Her hard work and commitment to organization helps ensure complex projects run smoothly. She has experience working as office manager for 16 years for a custom home builder in the Portland-Metro area. Camille's attention to detail and efficient communication skills make her role at Braun Construction vital.
Steve Owens - Site Safety and Health Officer, Underground Foremen: Steve Owens brings more than 16 years of construction experience and over 10 years of supervisor experience to Braun Construction. His background includes commercial, residential, and public works construction, installation of underground pipeline, manholes, vacuum excavation, and working with heavy machinery. He is certified in First Aid/CPR, OSHA 30, Hazwopper 40, Erosion Control Lead (CESEL), Excavation Safety and Project Management 10.