Purpose-Driven to Perform

At RCS, we believe professional success and personal growth go hand-in-hand. Our business is moving dirt, but at the end of the day, our people are the real reason we’re here. That’s why we take time to encourage, challenge, and develop ourselves—because the more we grow as people, the better we become at serving our customers.

That’s the RCS approach to doing business and the reason we’ve been a leading contractor in Upstate South Carolina for over 20 years. It’s not complicated, but it’s a challenge to us all to become the best versions of ourselves both on and off the job site.

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We believe that creating opportunities for good people to do honest work is the foundation for growth.

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What We Value

RCS Grading has served Upstate South Carolina for more than 20 years by providing commercial, industrial, and large-scale residential contracting services. Developments in these markets have helped drive economic growth throughout our region and provided essential resources for our communities.

  • Invest in People

    We take the time to encourage, to challenge, and to grow those around us. As a team, we’re committed to being better everyday.

  • Start With Trust

    We always start from the position that a person meant well or was attempting to do their best.

  • Do Good Work

    We bring our best to each and every task. We take pride in the labor of our hands, and we don’t settle for good enough.

  • Stay in the Cut

    We don’t shy away from doing the work. When things get tough, we put our heads down, move forward, and persevere.

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Why Choose RCS

At RCS, we take a comprehensive approach to serving our clients, taking their entire project into account to engineer a quick, cost-effective strategy for achieving great results. We involve ourselves early on in the process, draw on decades of regional experience, and communicate clearly with all parties to ensure expectations are met.

  • Value Engineering
  • Large-Scale Equipment Fleet
  • Regulatory Knowledge
  • Advanced Field Technology
  • Excellent Safety Record
  • Regional Expertise
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Our History

Formed in 1997, RCS Grading has served Upstate South Carolina for more than 20 years as one of the region’s top contractors. Our company has grown from a handful of grading crews to a team of more than 200 dedicated men and women with one of the largest heavy equipment fleets of any contractor in our area, and we continue to expand our services.

Today our company remains focused on the same core values and objectives on which it was founded: providing quality earthwork and utility services, and developing our people to reach their fullest potential. We continue to take pride in the legacy we are creating at RCS through the work we perform each day.


We recruit and develop hard-working individuals to become leaders at RCS Grading. Positions are available for all levels of experience, with opportunities for advancement through our ongoing training programs.