About PDCA

The Pile Driving Contractors Association (PDCA) is an organization of pile driving contractors that advocates the increased use of driven piles for deep foundations and earth retention systems. To do this, we:
  • Promote the use of driven pile solutions in all cases where they are effective.
  • Support educational programs for engineers on the design and efficiency of driven piles and for contractors on improving installation procedures.
  • Encourage and support research that will improve the reliability, usefulness, and cost effectiveness of driven piles.
  • Give contractors a larger voice in establishing procedures and standards for the installation and design of driven piles.

Our Vision


PDCA's vision is to "Promote driven piles as the preferred deep foundation solution.

We will do all this with a focus on our core values:
  • Communication
  • Cooperation
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Safety
  • Skill
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Environmental Stewardship


Mission Statement


PDCA's mission is to "Effectively communicate the benefits of the driven pile through education and continuous improvement of methods, material and equipment to the industry."

We will:
  • Provide a forum for pile drivers to speak with one voice
  • Provide educational opportunities and technical support to our members.
  • Educate public and private entities as to the benefits of driven piles.
  • Facilitate improvements in material and equipment technology.
  • Represent the pile driving industry before various organizations and governmental agencies
  • Build relationships and disseminate information through networking opportunities
  • Be the association of choice for Pile Driving Contractors and those associated with the Pile Driving Industry.
  • Promote sustainable solutions utilizing driven pile.
A Driven Pile...Is a Tested Pile!