Providing Engineered Solutions


Foundation Mechanics is unique in that its diverse skill set can accommodate a multitude of clients, offering a tailored approach and prospective to any project.  Our services include General Contracting, Professional Services in Quality/Construction Management and Subcontracting; with a primary focus in heavy/civil construction.  Our Client and Company experience includes projects for the Army Corp of Engineers, the Illinois Tollway, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and other various Chicago area agencies.

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.

  • Ecosystem and Environmental Improvements
  • Structural Repairs and Infrastructure Construction
  • Helical Pile Construction

Private Clients

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

  • Slope stabilization
  • Structure stabilization
  • Specialty foundation work

Professional Services

Foundation Mechanics is an IDOT Prequalified consultant firm for Construction Inspection.  We provide qualified field inspection for Phase III consultant contracts, and work with Designers on Phase II Contracts to provide cost, schedule and constructability insight.  For Contractors, we provide systems/programs to manage project Quality Control, and help clients navigate more challenging Owners that we are more accustomed.

  • Construction Inspection
  • Quality Control Management
  • Consulting

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

Statements of Qualifications

Meet Our Staff

Jenny Kelecius – President
Jon Kelecius – Vice President
Dana Harder – Operations Manager
Lev Ladzyga – Project Manager
Tim DeSimone – Quality Control Manager
Calee Peracca – Project Engineer

We’re Hiring


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

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