Safety + Ownership = Brahma Teams

The prime focus with Brahma is to Be Ready As Hazards May Arise. Together Everyone Always Masters Safety.

Elevating Safety Culture to New Heights

Safety First: Brahma’s Unwavering Commitment Prioritizing Well-being Through Comprehensive Safety Programs

Brahma Group Inc. is dedicated to an unyielding commitment to safety, excellence, and a culture where employees take ownership of safety. Our core values are embodied in the acronym:

“Be Ready As Hazards May Arise Together, Everyone Always Masters Safety.”

We empower our team not just to follow safety protocols but to own safety in every action. Meticulous planning, collaboration, and an unwavering pursuit of safety mastery define our approach. Our mission is to establish a legacy of excellence, ensuring safety is ingrained in every endeavor. Together, we forge a path where readiness is paramount, and everyone masters safety through a sense of ownership.

The Power of Our Mobile App

Brahma's Safety Revolution

Advancing our safety mission, we launched the Brahma Mobile Safety App. This tool lets management quickly complete FLARE Cards and highlights daily safety measures. It offers real-time tracking, ensuring employees are recognized and rewarded, streamlines JSA form completion, and facilitates supervisor audits. Our app is a testament to Brahma’s commitment to leading in safety.

Safety Programs

Prioritizing safety above industry norms, we invest in continuous training, encourage open dialogue on hazards, and implement robust safety strategies.


Using our question, “Why am I safe today?”, we cultivate a people-focused safety culture, enhanced by real-time tracking via our Mobile Safety App and Executive Dashboard.

Brahma Safety Committees

Our onsite safety committees, led by field employees and a safety professional, meet regularly to address near-misses and safety concerns, complemented by a headquarters committee for broader insights.

Weekly Safety Topics

Based on daily FLARE reports, we release weekly safety topics addressing current hazards and offering mitigation strategies.

Supervisor Training

Choosing supervisors from top field workers, we provide monthly management-focused training to fortify their leadership in promoting safety.

Job Safety Analysis

Systematically assesses job-related tasks, identifying and mitigating potential hazards at each step. This process enhances workplace safety by proactively preventing accidents and injuries through the identification of risks and implementation of preventive measures.

Monthly Safety Calls and Flashes

The monthly safety call and real-time incident communication elevates our safety culture, promoting proactive hazard identification, transparent communication, prompt incident reporting, and effective corrective actions throughout the company.

Prioritize Safety with Brahma. Reach Out To Our Team Today!

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.