Strum Contracting Company, Inc



Integrity and accountability in public and private contracting



Commitment to provide expert management and field personnel



Accountability through accurate and timely billings and required reports



Listening to our customers with proactive problem identification and problem solving


Inspired to weld at the age of 17, James E. Strum graduated from local 122 a four-year sheet-metal apprenticeship program in 1979. He founded Strum Contracting Company Incorporated, a custom welding and light fabrication business, in 1987. Over the past three decades, Strum Contracting Co. Inc. has served as the premier minority (MBE Certified) welding company to many infrastructure and fabrication projects in the mid-Atlantic region.
The firm specializes in both complex and simple infrastructure improvements. Strum Contracting has extensive experience in the Heavy-Highway industry. All of our welders are American Welding Society (AWS) D1.5 certified and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) certified. Our welders use internationally recognized techniques such as Mechanical Inert Gas (MIG) welding, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding, and Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW) welding.
Our services include:

  • Support of Excavation
  • Fabrication
  • Bridge Remediation & Construction
  • Utility Construction
  • Welding Services
  • Offshore Wind Construction


Strum Professional Advisors

James Strum

Founder & CEO

James Strum founded Strum Contracting Company Incorporated, a custom welding and light fabrication business, in 1987. Mr. Strum holds multiple certifications conferred by the American Welding Society (AWS) for accomplishing a wide range of welding methodologies in support of the manufacturing, fabrication, and erection of raw steel and miscellaneous metals.

Teaera Strum

Chief Operating Officer

Teaera Strum is the Chief Operating Officer of Strum Contracting Company Inc. (SCC) and brings over 10 years of experience in business operations. At SCC she oversees the company’s daily operations including leading contract negations, financial management, and external affairs.

Dee Strum

Senior Contracts, Compliance and Grants Administrator

Dee Strum has enjoyed a 40-year career to include local and state government employment, followed by 35 years of business ownership specializing in community development and business development services in support of public agencies, minority and women-owned small businesses as well as the establishment of private nonprofits.

Kerra Strum

Senior Project Manager

Kerra Strum is a Professional Engineer with over 16 years of experience leading and designing complex mechanical engineering projects. Her experience spans the private and public sector. Ms. Strum specializes in mechanical and systems design, 3D CAD modeling, environmental testing and integration, and manufacturing production.