Drilling the impossible

Rusty Lucido

Vice President


Rusty Lucido has more than 18 years of experience with foundation drilling. He was a 2016 ENR Top 20 under 40 Honoree and the winner of the William C. Birmingham Award for DFI “Contributing to the advancement of the deep foundations industry.” As an expert in the foundation drilling industry, Rusty specializes in large diameter and deep foundations and is versatile in all foundation drilling methods. He is experienced in reverse circulation drilling, oscillated and rotated shaft installation, slurry/cased shafts, post base tip grouting, and shaft anomaly repair.

  • Legacy Foundations with Rusty’s leadership as the Drilled Shaft Foundations Manager, was a true ally and team member which brought a difficult project from conceptual process through construction.

    Duane L Kenagy, PE
    Capital Programs Executive, Port of Long Beach
  • Mr. Lucido has demonstrated his ability to overcome critical drilling assignments in very challenging and security-restricted environments

    John M. Moore
    Area Manager, Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation