Grading / Demolition / Retaining Walls / Storm / Sewer / Water / Clearing / Grading / Driveways / Retaining Walls / Demolition / Topsoil / Fill Dirt / Spreading Gravel / Utilities / Clearing / Boundary Surveys / Topographical Surveys / Construction Surveying / ALTA's / Line Surveying / Utility Layout / Daylighting / Slot Trenching / Debris, Sludge, and Water Removal / Piling Hole Excavation / Cold Weather Digging / Remote and Congested Area Digging / Equipment Sales and Leasing / Equipment Refurbishing / Heavy Equipment Mechanics / Vehicle Maintenance and Repair / Mobile Mechanics


McKinney Excavating is East Tennessee's premier excavating services company. In the many years since our founding in 1956, we have been blessed to grow large enough to serve projects of literally any size throughout McMinn, Monroe, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, Bradley, Hamilton, Loudon, Knox, Roane, and Blount Counties. If you've got a need, we've got you covered. Our goal is and has always been to build the highest quality product by partnering closely with you every step of the way. 

Our Clients' Words

McKinney Excavating

how we are different

We are a God-centered company that strives in every way to do a respectable job and be a witness to our community. "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, and not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving." Colossians 3:23-24

Who WE ARE

East  Tennessee's  Premier  Excavating  SErvices  company

We want to be your "one stop shop" for all your excavating needs. We have dirt work crews that can masterfully perform mass grading on time, every time. We have utility crews that can install storm and sanitary sewer, domestic water, and fire lines of any size. We even have hydro excavation trucks that can safely dig for delicate utility lines with minimal risk of damage. While this only scratches the surface of our diverse capabilities, we continue to grow and expand, including new services each year so that we can better assist you!

our approach

"Thank you and all of McKinney for the Great work that you guys did in literally changing the face of Yamaha." Yamaha Plant Expansion, Vonore, TN - 2018


"McKinney is nearing completion of their scope. They have been a valued, very honest and reliable partner in an area where we did not have much experience.  I’m grateful we found such a good partner.  ....Brian McKinney and his Team gave us great confidence in doing the soil surcharge, working with our Engineering partners while supporting all the related activities.... their technical competence/performance and physical results through all the challenges were stellar!"  Bayer Plant Expansion, Cleveland, TN - 2018