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The National Utility Contractors Association Greater Kansas City Region will be the leading trade association and voice for the utility construction and excavation industry in Greater Kansas City, serving as the driving force for improving conditions in the underground utility and excavation industry, for both open-cut and trenchless contractors. 


NUCA Greater Kansas City helps improve the operational proficiency, safety, and financial performance of its member companies by providing services that focus on shared industry issues; and works to secure more funding for America's aging underground infrastructure. 


The leaders of NUCA of Greater Kansas City Region stay up to date with state and regulatory agencies’ activities, team up with coalitions that serve our industry and the general business community, and rally support when a threat or an opportunity loom. The interests of our NUCA GKCR chapter’s membership are represented at the local, state and national level by our national lobbyist, who works to ensure our voices are heard on key issues.


Knowledge is power. With your NUCA GKCR membership, you’ll stay in the know with periodic chapter and national publications, including:

  • NUCA @ Work 

  • NUCA Safety News

  • Utility Contractor Magazine 

  • Printed & Online Membership Directory

  • Printed Buyer's Guide


Each year, NUCA National bestows awards to member companies that show a great commitment to their employees, their communities and NUCA. These awards are presented at national events, and winners are showcased in national publications and on the NUCA website. Awards include:

Awards of Excellence

  • Ditchdigger of the Year Award 

  • Associate Member of the Year Award 

  • We Dig America Award

National Community Service Awards 

Safety Awards 


At NUCA-KC, we know that workforce safety is a top priority for each of our members. We offer a variety of training programs and consulting services to help keep your employees safe and informed, including:

  • Competent Person and Confined Space Programs

  • NUCA Approved Instructor Train-the-Trainer Program

  • Safety Consulting with NUCA's VP of Safety George Kennedy


Connecting with fellow members who share similar interests and concerns is one of the cornerstone benefits of joining NUCA-KC. Whether exchanging ideas, discussing industry-specific topics or learning about new business opportunities, networking at chapter and national events is is a great way to connect.

Upcoming Chapter Events 

Upcoming National Events 

  • NUCA Convention 

  • Washington Summit 

  • Safety Directors Forum 

  • Fall Board Meeting


Now more than ever, educated and well-trained employees are the key to running an efficient organization — and your NUCA-Kansas City membership provides a gateway to valuable educational opportunities for your employees. The NUCA Foundation for Education and Research produces training programs and makes these available to our members at discounted prices through the NUCA Store. The Leadership Skills for Crew Leader Program can help give your employees the leading edge. And members who attend the NUCA National Convention can attend our popular Profit Pipeline Roundtables and Break-Out Educational Sessions.

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