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

Statements of Qualifications

Please click the links below to download our qualification documentation.


  • 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.


Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association
WOSB Small Business Association


WBE Cook County
National Women Business Owners Corporation
Illinois Department of Transportation Prequalified General Contractor
US Army Corps of Engineers Quality Control Management Certified Staff
Licensed General Contractor with the City of Des Plaines
Certified installer of AB Chance foundation products

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) Roumeliotis – Project Engineer

Calli Nelson – Project Coordinator

Arno Blazys – Construction Inspector

Our talented staff of construction professionals is always looking for qualified individuals to join our growing company. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our team, please send your cover letter and resume to Dana Harder at We look forward to hearing from you!


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

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