Mr. Joseph E. StaubJ. E. Staub & Company was founded by Mr. Joseph E. Staub in 1941 with an initial capital investment of less than $1,500.00. Building upon its commercial construction experience, J. E. Staub & Company was awarded its first major industrial project in 1959 by Pennsylvania Tire and Rubber Company, Tupelo, Mississippi. This project opened the door for J. E. Staub & Company to become one of the largest industrial construction contractors in the State of Mississippi.

In 1973, J. E. Staub & Company changed the company’s name to JESCO, Inc. Today, JESCO offers a multitude of construction services throughout the Southeast including General Construction, Construction Management, Design-Build, Mechanical-Electrical, Millwright/Maintenance, and Industrial Services.

historyJESCO currently has annual sales of approximately $180-200 million with over $2.5 billion bonding capacity. With offices located in Fulton and Tupelo, Mississippi, Mobile and Montgomery, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee, JESCO employs an average of 750+ people annually.

Since its beginning over 75 years ago, JESCO, Inc. has proven in-house capabilities which allow us to provide high quality, economically feasible, on-time projects for our customers.  Since 1999, JESCO has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Yates Companies, a perennial Engineering News Record Top 25 Contractor.


  • Fulton & Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Mobile & Montgomery, Alabama
  • Memphis, Tennessee

Construction Capacity

  • Annual Sales: $180-200 Million
  • Bonding Capacity: In excess of $2.5 billion
  • Employment: Seasonally variable 750+ employees

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