Our Customers Are Our Most Valuable Asset

We have the the EXPERIENCE, EXPERTISE and EQUIPMENT to get the job done right.


JW Hughes Excavation, Inc. is proudly owned by John Hughes Jr., a native Texan from Hico, Texas.   The company was established in 1999 as a heavy equipment/dirt work operator, and has experienced tremendous growth largely because of our commitment to our customers.  Since 1999, JW Hughes Excavation has grown to an impressive inventory of yellow iron coupled with a large and diverse employee and location base.  Our core capabilities in the areas of oil field services and farm and ranch have established us as one of the most diverse and well respected excavation companies in Texas. 

John W. Hughes Jr. – Owner

John and his family are not only passionate about JW Hughes Excavation Inc., but proud supporters of The Boot Campaign, www.bootcampaign.org. Since 2013, we have partnered with the Boot Campaign’s mission to promote patriotism for America and our military community; raise awareness of the unique challenges service members face during and post-service, and provide assistance to military personnel, past and present, and their families.

Brian Foster – Superintendent of Operations & Equipment


Bill Parks – Superintendent of Operations


Nate Amador – Master Electrician


James Morales – Master Electrician



From building tanks, lakes, roads and oilfield pads, to buildings & general contracting, JW Hughes’ experience, knowledge, and customer service has enabled us to become trend setters within our industry.  Our employees and customers alike are part of the JW Hughes family, each contributing to the heart and soul of our company and how we conduct our business.  We believe this is why almost all of our customers continue to employ our services on an ongoing basis, forging long-term relationships based on value and trust.   We provide complete, turnkey solutions and customer service and satisfaction is of utmost importance to us.  We are confident that we will meet or exceed your expectations and look forward to showing you, first hand, how we can help you successfully achieve your objectives.

If you are interested in our services or want to learn more about our company and the value we can bring to your operation, please CONTACT US, we would love to hear from you! 

Some of Our Work in Numbers

Oil & Gas Pad Sites Completed
Acres of Brush Cleared
Earthen Dams Developed
Plastic Lined Tanks Developed
Tanks Cleaned/Dredged
Miles of New Roads Developed
Railroad Derailments Repaired
Miles of Road Improvements
Amazing Full-Time Employees