Our Mission

Snyder Environmental Services is a leader in providing value added construction services to our customers by creating a successful partnership with them throughout the process. For nearly forty years, our goal has been to establish lasting relationships with our customers. We have done that by performing every job with the highest level of quality and fair and market competitive prices. We try to maintain the highest level of professionalism, integrity, honesty and fairness in our work from start to finish. To accomplish this, we always seek to provide an honest, safe and helpful working environment for our employees in order to provide exceptional workmanship. We always seek to treat our clients as we hope to be treated, and are always looking for new ideas, new innovations and growth in each of our market sectors.

Customer Philosophy

Our philosophy at Snyder Environmental Services has developed over the years around several men and women who were our founders. To this day, they love to crawl in the cab and operate those big machines; they love to get in the trenches and get their hands dirty; they are always willing to stop what they are doing and help the one next to them; they are always looking around to make sure their fellow workers are safe and that they have the tools it takes to perform excellent workmanship; they always get excited when we find a better way of doing things.

If and when one of our employees has a problem, we are like family and try to help in any way we can. The traits of the ones who founded our company, and most are still here today, have permeated through our ranks and have become our philosophy. Our more senior employees continue to train and mentor newer employees to keep our organization growing. We exist to perform reliable, superior work in accomplishing the construction of critical projects that our clients depend on to be completed in a timely and safe manner.

Core Values

Snyder Environmental Services, Inc. has a strong system of core values:

  • A belief that relationships are of fundamental importance.
  • A belief that honesty is always the best policy and trust has to be earned
  • A belief in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.
  • A commitment to efficiency, innovation and excellence.
  • A desire to be genuine and fair
  • A commitment to complete every job and meet the customers’ requirements
  • A commitment to support community organizations to benefit a wide variety of needs.
  • A commitment to helping the less fortunate
  • We foster dependability, reliability, loyalty and commitment to our customers.
  • We seek open-mindedness, positivity and honesty with our employees
  • We encourage creativity, passion and optimism in all that we do.


Snyder Environmental Services, Inc. began business in 1979 with four employees. We are located in the Burr Bardane Industrial Park in Kearneysville, West Virginia. Snyder Environmental Services is both a utility contractor and a contractor for operations of water supply and wastewater treatment facilities. We construct water lines, sewer lines, underground electric, underground telephone, water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, water and wastewater pumping stations. We do drilling and blasting, tunneling and commercial plumbing. We have enjoyed steady growth over the past 39 years. We maintain all of our own equipment through our office and shop located at 270 Industrial Blvd. at Kearneysville, West Virginia.

Snyder Environmental has vast experience in horizontal boring and jacking. We have four to six crews dedicated to this work. Our bores have varied from four inches to eighty-four inches in diameter and have been as long as four-hundred feet. We have ten auger boring machines in sizes from 16 inch to 60 inch and 48 inch and 60 inch tunnel boring machines. We own and use an Akkerman pilot tube boring system which, in combination with our boring machines, can perform very accurate long guided bores. We are well equipped for boring hard rock, having disc cutter rock heads from 24 inches to 48 inches.

Our excavating equipment includes two off road haul trucks, three dozers, four backhoes, twenty-three hydraulic excavators, six compact loaders, three track loaders, five-wheel loaders and four vibratory rollers. We are well equipped for the utility installation; subdivision construction and site work we perform. Our experienced employees are the key to our success. We currently have over a hundred dedicated employees, several have been with the company for more than 20 years.

Snyder Environmental Services, Inc. has been constructing and operating water supply and wastewater treatment plants for over 39 years. Snyder Environmental operates 13 wastewater treatment plants, 2 water systems and environmental compliance sampling for numerous customers. We employ 5 certified operators. We maintain a 24 hour per day, 7 day per week telephone answering and emergency response system. Our experience capability in utility operations is unparalleled in Eastern West Virginia.

In 2012, we added a commercial plumbing division headed by Chuck Goff, an experienced and very competent master plumber. The plumbing division has four licensed plumbers.
We maintain business licenses in West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.

Snyder Environmental Services, Inc. has steadily increased in size, along with its annual sales of over $21 million. We are able to bond whatever project we elect to bid.

Community Service

Snyder Environmental Services, Inc. (SES) has remained very active in supporting the local community over the years. A partial list of the community outreach projects:

  • Helped in the reconstruction of a local family’s home destroyed by fire by donating equipment and labor
  • Held numerous blood drives, raising in excess of 600 pints of blood for the American Red Cross
  • Volunteered equipment and labor for numerous local church projects
  • Volunteered equipment and labor for the Contractors Association of West Virginia’s (CAWV) “Trash Mash” highway cleanup projects
  • Sponsored local athletic teams
  • Supports the local Rotary Club in charitable fundraising and projects
  • Supports NIC Unit at WVU Hospitals East
  • Supports WV Hospice of the Panhandle
  • Supports Jefferson County Youth Fair

“Outside the Community” Services

Snyder Environmental Services, Inc. (SES) has supported humanitarian causes in foreign countries over the years. A partial list of “Outside the Community” outreach projects:

  • Purchased and delivered twenty-five water filters for needy families in Guatemala
  • Installed six fresh water wells for remote villages in Africa where only stagnant water was available. In addition, we have provided medicine, clothing, food, school books and various construction projects for these villages.
  • Sponsored numerous short-term construction mission trips to foreign countries, building homes and churches

We Invest in Equipment

When you choose SES you are choosing to work with superior equipment. We continually invest in new leading edge equipment. There is a revolving effort to update, keeping us at the top of the market. Our fully equipped maintenance staff and state- of- the art shop ensures the equipment is ready to complete your job.

We own a complete line of equipment capable of all of your construction needs. We own excavators ranging from 10,000 lbs to 100,000 lbs, boring equipment capable of boring a 2 inch hole up to 84 inches, dozers, backhoes, skidloaders, rubber tired and track loaders, articulating off road trucks, rollers, drilling and blasting equipment, fusing equipment, pneumatic pipe bursting equipment and much more.

We have road tractors, drop deck trailers and flat bed trailers capable of moving equipment and material safely from job to job.

The new equipment we invest in boosts productivity and production, and ultimately results in projects completed ahead of schedule and under budget.

Leading Edge Technology

At Snyder Environmental we continually aim to stay on the cutting edge of the industry. Everything from our management software to guided boring machines, utility locating equipment and trenchless utility methods are some examples of areas we lead the industry. We work to develop and fabricate equipment that begins as a concept in the field and results in an investment in the future. The innovation for this equipment enables us to have a step up on our competition.

Where We Operate

Snyder Environmental Services operates primarily in the four-state area of West Virginia, License No. WV000270, Virginia Class A License No. 2701023228, Maryland and Pennsylvania. In addition, we occasionally operate in New Jersey, Delaware and Washington DC.