Our Team

James E. Danner Sr - President


Fullerton College - Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, AA Construction ManagementLos Angeles College - EngineeringCalifornia State General Engineering/Hazardous Waste Contractors License "A"Arizona State General Engineering Contractors License "A"


James E. Danner has over 40 years experience as a General Engineering Contractor responsible for a broad range of Engineering Construction Projects and is the owner of both Danner Construction, Inc. and Coast Inland Corporation.


Residential, Mr. Danner has worked with large developers such as Toll Brothers and K. Hovnanian Homes to assist in value engineering and solving grading problems for projects involving as many as 2500 units and 15,000,000 CY of excavation.

Commercial & Industrial Construction Projects. These types of projects focused on Engineering Construction/Grading and most recently include the construction of new state of the art terminal gates at the Port of Oakland to track containers both incoming and outgoing. DCI/CIC was the General Contractor and responsible for the installation of over 4,000 LF of electrical and IT duct banks and related connections.

Environmental. Entered into the environmental field contracting with the State of California on their first California Superfund project, the McCall Dumpsite in Fullerton, California. This project required construction of an on-site staging area for the disposal of 250,000 tons of haz-ardous waste that was generated from the manufacture of aviation fuel in World War II. The total value of the project was $2,000,000.

Active in the design, procurement and execution of successful remediation construction pro-jects for the Department of Defense, Northrop Corporation, Xerox Corporation, and other pub-lic and private companies.

James E Danner II Vice President


Construction and Service Related Industries with extensive knowledge and achievements in the areas of sheet metal fabrication, welding and construction to include fram-ing, electrical, and plumbing. Also have experience in metallurgy in hardening and tempering carbon steel.

Work Experience:

Danner Construction, Inc. Laguna Hills, CA — January 2013 to Present
Directed field operations for General Engineering work. Grading, Paving and Underground utilities. Scheduling and ordering equipment.

Golden State Construction, Tustin, CA — 2012 to 2013
Project Manager for Tenant Improvements — Medical Offices

Emcor/Mesa, Irvine, CA - July 2007 to January 2012
HVAC air conditioning corporation where my responsibilities include working in the retrofit area doing metal fabrication, installation of air conditioning units, and specialty service call handling customer service issues.

Lewis Air, Inc., Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - March 2003 to July 2007
HVAC air conditioning corporation with varied responsibilities in both installation and sales. Installation work included both residential and commercial units being a lead supervisor of 3 man crews. Performed both sales and service call to a variety of customers.

TECHNICAL SKILLS - Heavy Equipment Operator, Woodworking, Carpentry, Struc-tural Concrete Fabrication, Ferrous and non-Ferrous metal fabrication, Forging ( hand and pow-er hammer ) oxy-acetyiene and MIG welding, all General hand tool and most power tools, framing and drywall, Drafting and reading architecture and engineering drawing.

Education and Training

  • HVAC Training - Continuous with Trane Manufacturing
  • Metal Fab - Ongoing training with union sponsored workshops
  • Apprentice in metallurgy with carbon steels
  • Architecture and interior design school
  • High school 9-12 grades


Mike Mulvihill - Banker, Phone 949-463-6584, mike.mulvi@mac.com

Marc Wilson - Attorney, Phone 949-202-8004, marcwilson2000@gmail.com

Ray Brooks - Accountant, Phone 714-458-7435, rebspeak2sbcglobal.net

About the Company

DCI technical expertise, in addition to many years in the construction industry, provides a diverse corporate background with the ability to rapidly respond to our client's needs.

We are currently equipped with the latest GPS technology that enables us to offer the highest degree of accuracy and efficiency in quantification and site control. This system works from digital site plans and continuously uploads design information. This reduces initial staking and eliminates most re-staking thereby eliminating significant costs associated with continual sur-veying and engineering throughout the job. This translates to significant savings for our cus-tomers.

DCI is an associate member of the Southern California Building Industry Association and is participating in their GREEN TECHNOLOGY programs.

DCI specializes in projects requiring the technical knowledge and skills necessary to implement hands on solutions, control costs, and maintain schedules.

DCI’s bid proposals are structured to provide maximum levels of effort depending on the needs and requirements of the client.

DCI personnel provide permitting and regulatory compliance assistance by maintaining contacts with the client and staffs of various Federal, State and Local regulatory agencies. This enables DCI personnel to identify and understand the objectives and performance goals necessary for agency compliance and client understanding. It also insures proper guidance for clients, appropriate project completion dates thereby minimizing costs and associated risks.

Our Residential Division has experience in both flat land and hillside construction. Our Management has constructed over 10,000 residential units in California. In addition to our own fleet of equipment, we are associated with the largest equipment suppliers in Southern Califor-nia which allows us to handle any size project.

Our Commercial Division is equipped to handle smaller projects, such as strip centers to large regional shopping centers that require multiple move-ins to coordinate with other subcon-tractors.

Our Remediation Division deals with issues pertaining to Sub Surface conditions in Oil Fields and other industrial uses to develop remediation solutions. Quantification and Threshold Assessment for these difficult variables are invaluable for today’s Builder/Developer. Our con-struction related services allow the Builder/Developer to work with one team from initial site assessment to grading and remediation to finished pads and completed site work.

Our Equipment Suppliers supply all of our specialized and heavy earth moving equip-ment allowing us to perform any type of grading or remediation operation. Most of the equip-ment we use has been retrofitted to Factory Tier III Low Emission Engines.

Included is our corporate resume which details a cross section of past projects completed by DCI Management over the last forty years throughout the western United States.

The primary goal of DCI’s staff is to provide a broad range of experience to ensure full service capabilities to our clients. The principles have over seventy-five (75) years in engineering construction and equipment experience.

32158 Camino Capistrano Ste A-150
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Phone: (949) 273-6444
Fax: (949) 273-6445


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