Our History

Well-known and highly respected as a heavy civil contractor, Barnett Southern Corporation celebrates 21 years of success this year after being founded by owner Ames Barnett in 1997. Since then, Barnett Southern has grown into a thriving, diverse organization with the addition of three additional divisions: Barnett Southern Logistics, Barnett Southern Marine, and Barnett Southern Work Tools.

Barnett Southern Corporation has a strong reputation for quality performance while also completing projects punctually.  We are a SBA Certified HubZone, Licensed Utility Contractor who employs a highly-trained staff dedicated to safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction.  The Barnett Southern team knows our customers expect uncompromising integrity and professionalism along with a finished product of quality which reflects the full value for their investment. We share those expectations and take pride in exceeding them.

From Left to Right: Aaron Kaspriskie, Reese Taylor, Matt Durden, Ames Barnett, Brian Tench, Trever Dorics


Our Mission

Barnett Southern Corporation’s mission is to provide superior utilities and site development services delivered safely, on time, and within budget for municipal, industrial and commercial projects in the southeast United States. We are dedicated to building a lasting future for our company, our customers, and our country.

Our Staff

Matt Durden

Senior Estimator/Vice President

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Aaron Kaspriskie

Project Manager

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Brian Tench

Barnett Southern Logistics Manager

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Trever Dorics

Barnett Southern Marine Manager

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