John operating excavator in 1985
John and Dan Nilsen

Owner, John P. Nilsen’s, interest in excavation began at the young age of 14 years old, when he purchased his first backhoe. After he graduated from Fox Lane High School in Bedford, NY, he established his excavation business known as J.P. Nilsen Excavating. Today, 39 years later, the business continues to be family owned and operated servicing all aspects of site excavation, septic systems and repairs, ect. In 2005 John’s son Daniel Nilsen joined the family business to help keep up with the increasing demands of work and technology in the excavation business. J.P. Nilsen Excavating provides service to a large area including Westchester county, Putnam county and Dutchess county.

Licensure Information

PUTNAM COUNTY SEPTIC LICENSE #1058

PUTNAM COUNTY CONTRACTOR LICENSE #PC-3179A

WESTCHESTER COUNTY SEPTIC LICENSE #92

WESTCHESTER COUNTY CONTRACTOR LICENSE #WC22216-H09

PUTNAM COUNTY CONTRACTOR LICENSE #PC-3179A