QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE


The principal members of the A5 Design and Construction management team possess more than 60 years’ combined experience in the design and construction industry. Our experience and management skills have superseded past clients expectations and have conformed complete satisfaction throughout the years. It is our intent to provide the exact same satisfactory services to all clients and business partners alike.

Principal/Owner, Octavio A. SantaMaria, Jr. brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience in architecture and construction projects. His past 27 years in the building industry overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar construction, infrastructure, superfund and environmental projects for government and private-sector clients. Backed by strong credentials, references and a proven history of on-time, on-budget and high-quality project completions. Octavio has maintained a solid reputation with all design, construction and governmental associates throughout the State of Arizona has served the local community, both, in private and public sectors, and earned him long business relationships throughout the years.

Overall, A5 Design and Construction is built with a very highly qualified team that will bring clients a satisfaction guarantee on all projects. It is our goal to serve and build a long lasting relationship with all of our clients and particularly, if given the opportunity, earning their respect and trust through honest, reliable and professional services.

A5 Design and Construction is a registered general contractor with the Registrar of Contractors in the State of Arizona with a KB-2 (residential and limited commercial) and B-1 (unlimited commercial). We are fully bonded and insured. In addition, we are a fully certified environmental remediation contractor and assessor. We have completed several projects in the past few years complying with all Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and guidelines. A5 Design and Construction is registered with the EPA and a fully certified LEAD abatement firm. We are familiar with all EPA requirements and regulations in submitting pre-construction and post-construction required documents.

A5 Design and Construction prides itself on our ability to locate and enlist quality subcontractors, consultants, environmentalists, vendors, suppliers and others that provide quality work and services, promote home town economies, and practice ethical business values. We always welcome the opportunity to bring new, enthusiastic and qualified team members. As we select new team members, our goal is to secure the highest quality local labor and materials. In doing so, we utilize our prequalification process and make every effort to employ local subcontractors, tradesmen, and suppliers when they are available. In this manner we are actively supporting local businesses first and foremost and contributing to the local economy.

A5 Design and Construction is not limited to any of its resources and is always looking for new talented partners. We have worked together with the majority of resources available in the Tucson, Phoenix and surrounding areas. Please indicate if you would like a complete list of resources and/or any specific resources you would like to see under our contract and we can have that available to you. We work hard in establishing good resources, maintaining long lasting relationships and knowing we can depend on them to complete projects without any hassles and/or complications.

A5 Design and Construction is fortunate in having a unique team of individuals with special skills, unique contacts, experience and knowledge that enables the team to utilize several design consultants, environmental abatement firms, subcontractors, vendors and long standing relationships with people in the construction industry that greatly benefit all projects.

A5 Design and Construction is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all employees, project sites and public surroundings. It is our priority to carry out all work in a safe manner consistent with OSHA, client safety procedures and any/all environmental requirements. Our safety program is annually revised/updated and all employees are expected to understand, follow and agree with fully complying. Training is given to all employees as needed to perform their construction duties correctly and ensure safety is always first.