T BAILEY, INC.
Business in Profile: T BAILEY, INC.
Visit with Justin Rawls at Anacortes-based T BAILEY, INC., and you will quickly be impressed by the scope of work done by this heavy-civil/industrial general contractor. Justin is an enthusiastic representative of this company, founded in 1991 by Gene Tanaka and named after Gene's eldest daughter, Bailey.
EDASC recently met with Justin to learn more about this custom fabricator of heavy structural and plate products.
Why is T BAILEY, INC. located in Skagit County?
The business located here in 1996 because the quality of life here is high and the location affords us the opportunity to directly ship and receive oversized loads via barge, rail, or truck.
Who are your primary customers?
T BAILEY, INC. performs construction work for oil refineries and co-generation plants, federal government contracting agencies, public works agencies, state Departments of Transportation, private developers, and drilling/boring contractors on projects in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, and Idaho. Many of T BAILEY’s fabricated products ship throughout the Western US and Canada.
How many employees work at T BAILEY, INC.?
We generally employee between 75-100 people depending on the number of projects going on. At any given time, we have between 15-20 projects in various stages. We often hire welders for our shop facility coming out of Skagit Valley College and Everett Community College and offer ongoing training in house.
What type of projects do you work on?
Our fabrication capabilities include atmospheric tanks, pressure vessels, water/oil storage tanks, large diameter pipe/casings, penstock, exhaust stacks, and plate and heavy structural products. We also operate a sandblasting and painting facility for steel surface preparation and application of prime and finish paint systems. We recently added a machine shop (Fidalgo Machine) to our company at the main Anacortes facility.
Do you have a recent project success you would like to share?
One project people in Anacortes may recall was a fabrication job we completed at our facility and the MJB property. Four pile cap frames and interconnecting pipe sections for replacement of the Avon Wharf facility at Tesoro’s Martinez, CA refinery. Learn more about the project.
What would you like the EDASC community to know about your business?
We often partner with other contractors and enjoy continued relationships with area companies and suppliers. We always look for opportunities to create new partnerships and welcome inquiries about our work.