Founded in 1991, VCI Construction is headquartered in Upland, California, which strategically offers us a unique perspective to best meet the needs of the geographic markets we serve. As a full service contractor, we specialize in providing all types of turnkey OSP/ISP telecommunications services as well as utility construction including, but not limited to:

  • Aerial Construction & Make Ready
  • Underground substructure
  • Engineering & Permitting
  • Fiber Splicing & Testing
  • Wireless communications
  • Project Management
  • Network Repair & Maintenance
  • Water, Sewer & Storm drainage

Possessing a deep understanding of industry requirements, VCI’s skilled team of experts remains on the forefront of technical innovations in a fast-paced, rapidly changing industry.  We take great pride in providing customers quality work at a competitive price. Over the course of the last 25 years, we have completed thousands of miles of complex network construction and countless high profile projects. This experience has given us a deep and comprehensive understanding to consistently meet (and exceed) our clients’ high expectations for safety, quality and service.

At VCI, we continually work to expand our geographic footprint and the services we provide. In addition to our headquarters in Upland, we also have several field offices from which our 400 employees serve customers in the western U.S.

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VCI leaders are united in a shared vision — the safety, well-being and professional development of our staff as the benchmarks of our success. We sincerely care for our employees, and are firmly committed to their safety. Our establishment of clear safety standards and practices holds every employee accountable for complying with these standards at all times to promote the safest working environment. Learn more about how our extensive safety training and supervision is an integral component of our zero-injury workplace culture.

John Xanthos President
John Xanthos

James Staab Vice President of Operations
James Staab
Vice President of Operations

Edgar Escobar Vice President and Principal Accounting Officer
Edgar Escobar
Vice President & Principal Accounting Officer

Robert Espinosa Director of Operations
Robert Espinosa
Director of Operations

Carlos Bugarin Safety Director
Carlos Bugarin, CHST
Safety Director

Keith Manning Director of Human Resources
Keith Manning, SPHR
Director of Human Resources

Rene Madrid Fleet and Equipment Manager
Rene Madrid
Fleet and Equipment Manager