About Us

Ernst Trenching, Inc has its home office set up in Fargo, ND. When Ernst Trenching was founded, our main building consisted of one office and two garages. This location which is the primary storage location for all the equipment now features 14,000 square feet of heated shop and warehouse. It also includes a 3,000 square foot wash bay and 2,400 feet of cold storage. ETI also utilizes a 13 acre tract of land in North Fargo which is used as a training ground and storage place for excess equipment and material.

At Ernst Trenching, Inc., safety is our number one priority. Both locations are manned with mechanics to keep our equipment up and running safely. Our experienced work crews have a wide variety of late model, well maintained equipment to allow them to complete jobs to spec in a safe, efficient manner. Our employees also place a priority on conveying a positive image to the public while working on all job sites.

Ernst Trenching has diversified itself over the years. When started we provided placement capabilities for telecommunication companies. Through the years our specialization has evolved into large diameter directional boring as well as electrical, water and sewer construction projects. Our services also include snow removal for local businesses during the winter months.

In 2015, Ernst Trenching opened a second location in Phoenix, AZ. The Phoenix location will specialize in directional drilling, jack and bore, utility duct pulling, asphalt removal, backfill and compaction, potholing for underground utilities, traffic detection loops, placement of conduit for water, sewer, gas, telecommunications, placement of fiber optic cable, fiber splicing and electric.