Providing Engineered Solutions


Foundation Mechanics is unique in that its diverse skill set can accommodate a multitude of clients including, but not limited to residential and commercial, public agencies and entities including Illinois Department of Transportation, Forest Preserve Districts, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, US Army Corp of Engineers, and various Contractors seeking small business consultation. Our services include General Contracting, mitigation of settled/failed structures, retaining wall design and construction, ecosystem restoration, earthwork, and stream bank stabilization.

Public / Government Services

We perform as a General Contractor, Subcontractor or Consultant on various publicly funded projects. We build positive relationships with the various Owners, and seek out their challenging contracts. Our understanding of each agencies specific requirements allows us to deliver quality results.

  • Streambank stabilization
  • Foundation Underpinning
  • Structural repairs

Residential Services

We work with home owners to design and construct solutions to their complex structural problems associated with their home and/or landscape. Many of our project sites have extreme access issues and require sensitivity to ecology and village code requirements.

  • Stabilization of Settled structures
  • Slope/bluff stabilization
  • Retaining wall design and construction
  • Specialty foundation work

Commercial Services

We work for developers, general contractors and private agencies. Our internal use of formal quality control programs typically used on public contracts is a benefit inherent to our commercial services.

  • Helical pile foundations
  • Structural repair
  • Retaining wall design and construction

Consulting Services

We offer a flexible overhead for small businesses that need assistance with professional construction services:

  • Estimating
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling (Primavera P6)
  • Claims Consulting


  • ALL
  • Commercial
  • Public
  • Residential


Foundation Mechanics is a Woman Owned General Contractor specializing in unique structural, and civil construction projects. We bring over 30 years of Heavy/Civil Construction experience from the large infrastructure sector to our Clients. We believe our focus on integrity and honesty with our Clients and Vendors provides the competitive advantage to our business.


  • WBE with the Cook County Government
  • WBE with the National Women Business Owners Corporation
  • WOSB with the Small Business Administration
  • Illinois Department of Transporation
  • Prequalified  General Contractor
  • City of Chicago licensed mason
  • Certified installer of AB Chance foundation  products
  • Army Corp of Engineers Quality Control  Management
  • OSHA 30 Hour

Meet Our Staff

Jenny Kelecius – President
Jon Kelecius – Vice President
Dana Harder – Operations Manager


We look forward to discussing your project with you. Please contact us today to get started.

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