Brahma Group: Pioneering Industrial Solutions

Where Expertise Meets Innovation in Construction and Maintenance

World-class Industrial Contractor, Full-service Mechanical Construction, Project Management, Engineering, Piping And Maintenance Agility In Service. Precision In Execution. Pride In Product.

Experience Brahma Group’s mastery in industrial construction and maintenance, where innovative solutions and exceptional craftsmanship drive every project.

Light Industrial Services

Brahma Group delivers comprehensive light industrial services, from mechanical and electrical integration in food & beverage sectors to clean energy installations and advanced data center infrastructure for tech giants. With a robust team of over 4,000 skilled professionals, we excel in equipment integration, facility expansions, and setting up state-of-the-art distribution centers nationwide.

Heavy Industrial Services

Brahma Group excels in heavy industrial mechanical services, delivering unparalleled expertise in mining, turnarounds, power generation, and chemical processing. Renowned for our commitment to safety, quality, and efficiency, we provide comprehensive solutions across diverse industries, including oil, gas, refining, and mining operations throughout the United States.

Setting the Gold Standard in Industrial Construction

Brahma Group, Inc. is a renowned leader in mechanical industrial construction, delivering top-notch services nationwide. Combining an elite team with a versatile workforce, we prioritize advanced, cost-effective solutions for diverse industrial needs. With a vision of being the industry’s top contractor, our reputation for excellence speaks for itself. Led by seasoned experts, we promise timely, budget-friendly results executed flawlessly.

Industries Served

Food & Beverage
Aerospace & Commuting Facilities
Clean Energy
Distribution Centers
Data Centers
Equipment Integration
Mining & Precious Metals
Oil & Gas Refining
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Jeff Shockley

VP of Operations

Meet Jeff, an accomplished construction industry veteran and visionary leader with a robust 20-year trajectory of ascending from hands-on trade work to executive management. His leadership has been instrumental in steering multidisciplinary teams to success in diverse sectors such as Oil and Gas, Refining, Mining, Transportation, and Energy Transmission. Jeff’s mastery in Civil and Mechanical construction has been pivotal in the successful delivery of capital projects exceeding $1 billion in value. Jeff has essential experience in project controls and focuses on real-time tracking to provide the desired outcome to both the company and the client. His experience on both the Owner’s side as well as the contractor’s side has given him invaluable knowledge of management and the execution cycle.

Craig Rucker

VP of Operations

Meet Craig, a seasoned leader with over 26 years of management experience and technical expertise. His areas of specialization encompass a wide range of industry sectors, including project management, industrial facilities maintenance, plant maintenance, building and equipment structures, and construction management consultation.

Craig is certified in heavy rigging, with extensive experience in equipment removal and installation. His expertise extends to structural detailing, fabrication, erection, and installation. He also excels in conveyor system installation and maintenance, infrastructure improvements, capital project construction, bidding, estimating, and process piping and demolition.

Before joining Brahma, Craig honed his skills at Bell Steel, Inc. and Milling Machinery, Inc. His construction career, which began in the residential industry, eventually led him to industrial maintenance where he performed all aspects of millwright work. Craig’s commitment to continuous learning is evident in his completion of the ASU Alliance for Construction Excellence Project Management Course. He holds an OSHA 510 certification, a certification of completion in the Program of Project Management, and is trained in Auto CAD and Structural Steel detailing. With his vast experience and multitude of certifications, Craig brings a unique blend of leadership, technical acumen, and industry knowledge to his role.

Darren Patten


Meet Darren, a seasoned professional with an impressive track record spanning over 35 years in project management, engineering, and industrial facility management. His career is marked by proactive leadership in steering complex projects across various industries. His strategic approach to staffing, maintenance, and operations has consistently ensured optimal performance and cost-effectiveness.

Darren’s journey has taken him through notable companies such as NV Energy at the Reid Gardner Station, PacifiCorp- Huntington Plant, Abitibi Consolidated, and Geneva Steel Company. Each role has contributed to his rich tapestry of industry experience and technical expertise.

Known for his exceptional contract administration skills, Darren excels in resource management, delivering quality products at reasonable costs. His foresight allows him to identify potential problem areas early on and implement viable, cost-effective solutions. His commitment to meeting budgets and promoting safe, productive work environments is unwavering.

Darren holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, which forms the foundation of his technical acumen. Leveraging his top-tier education and extensive experience, Darren ensures that project teams adhere strictly to contract specifications. He vigilantly monitors contract performance, ensuring safe work practices, regulatory compliance, and adherence to budget and schedule constraints. Under Darren’s watchful eye, every project has been a testament to efficiency and quality, completed on time and within budget, with post-outage equipment performance exceeding expectations and installations meeting established technical standards.